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  • 050515-LAW-DAY-JUDGES

    Learning about the law

    May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Order in the RHS Little Theater! Students in Marcos Franko’s government classes at Roswell High School got to hear actual oral arguments before judges of the New Mexico Court of Appeals on Friday. Judges Timothy Garcia, left, Jonathan Sutin and M. Monica...

  • Dear Editor: 5-5-15

    May 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I fell the night of April 28 on my way to get water from the Circle K on N Main Street, here in Roswell. One of the things that keeps popping up in conversations about the fall disturbs me. I have been told, even by the store clerk, “you should...

  • William Glenn Dennis

    May 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Private graveside services were held for long time Roswell resident Wm. Glenn Dennis who passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Roswell. The service was conducted by Pastor Troy Grant under the direction of La Grone Funeral Chapel. Glenn was born March 24,...

  • Amalia Rodriguez

    May 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Amalia Rodriguez, 86, passed away on May 3, 2015, in Roswell. She was born on July 2, 1928, to Perfecto Cardenas and Maria Villalva in Alamitos Satevo, Chihuahua, Mexico. Spending time with her family, sewing, crocheting blankets for the grandchildren,...


    Just a member of the herd

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: This herd of antelope appears to have gotten in on the action as this balloon landed Saturday north of Berrendo Road and west of Sycamore Avenue.  About a dozen balloons stayed up in the air until the pecan orchards were cleared and the balloons...

  • 20150501_124847

    Ex-Marine Bloodhart proud to volunteer

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (3)

    In addition to the Elks Lodge, Jim Bloodhart is an active member in Habitat for Humanity, the Marine Corps League and several other organizations in Roswell. (Jeff Jackson Photo)   Now in his seventh decade, Jim Bloodhart won’t stop working. He...

  • Law-and-Order-White-1

    Suspects sought in battery incident

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The public’s help is being sought in providing any information that could help investigators identify and locate three suspects who beat up a man so severely this week he had to be transferred from a local hospital to a hospital out of town for further...

  • David Newsom

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Newsom, 59, passed away on April 29, 2015, in Roswell. He was born on May 22, 1955, to Owen Lee Newsom and Barbara Huddleston Newsom, in Roswell, NM. On December 16, 2005, David married Melissa Vela, she survives him at the home. After graduating from...

  • Andrea Christina Leon Contreras

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our little angel was born April 22 and passed away on April 22. She was born to Andrew Contreras and Christina Leon who survive her at home. Other survivors include: Paternal grandparents, Edward Perreira and Esther Perreira; maternal grandparents, Felicita...

  • Donald F. Peter

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald F. Peter, 95, passed away on April 29, 2015, at his home. He was born August 9, 1919, in Canton, OH, to Frank A. and Anna M. Peter. On May 1, 1948, Donald married Theresa Ann Menhart in Highland Park, Michigan. She preceded him in death. Formerly of...