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  • Rex Smith

    March 4, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Loyd Rex Smith passed away at his home in Roswell on February 25, 2017, just six months after the death of his wife of 67 years, LaVerne Smith. Rex was born on May 1, 1928 in Wingate, Texas to Naomi Wells Smith and Charles Albert Smith. His twin brother, Ray...

  • Alta Miles

    March 4, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alta Miles of Roswell, NM, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the age of 71. Services will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Roswell Baptist Church, 700 East Berrendo Rd, in Roswell, NM. Pastor Bill Whitehead will be officiating....

  • Creating something positive in the air

    March 4, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    There is something positive in the air. And there could be more if you choose to streak! What? Who would want to see you streaking? The short answer is “everyone.” OK, I have a lot of explaining to do. This week is an anniversary for me, 17 years to be...

  • A swipe at letter writer’s intelligence

    March 4, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    For over eight years Barack Obama tried to let us know that he was the smartest man in the world and knew everything about anything. Today we find that this isn’t true at all.— we have Craig Abalos. Ernie Edmonston Roswell...

  • A partial list of global warning scientists

    March 4, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Ms. Nancy Lynd’s letter of March 2 questioned the 97 percent figure I quoted about global warming scientists. She asked who the scientists were who made up that percentage: Well, here are some of them: American Association for the Advancement of Science,...

  • Democrats in turmoil, hate ‘the excellence’

    March 4, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As a member of the conservative community, I believe we need to understand the devastating loss the Democratic Party just experienced in the presidential election and their subsequent reactions. The Democratic Party is in turmoil and as a result has had to...

  • Changing the time to standard instead

    March 4, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Regarding the time zone change, it makes more sense to me to make us year-round STANDARD time. If it is going to be our standard time, should it not actually be standard? But, if it comes to pass that we are soon to abandon the irksome change of time twice a...

  • Governor must respect equal branches of gov’t

    March 4, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    We feel that it can never be a good thing for the people of New Mexico if one branch of our state government, whether the Executive, Legislative, or Judiciary, gains too much power over the other two. Our system of checks and balances enshrined in the state...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    March 3, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Clinics offer rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats

    March 3, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dog and cat owners will have the opportunity to get their pets vaccinated against rabies, as well as ensure their dogs are properly licensed, during the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics that will take place in Roswell this Sunday. The clinics will be held at...