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  • Charles Leroy Perkins

    September 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charles (Perky) L. Perkins, 89, passed away on Sept. 13 2014, at his home in Roswell, New Mexico. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Perky was born to Walter Allen Perkins and Mary Eva (McCoy) Perkins on April 15, 1925, and raised in the...

  • Dora Fay Isler Pirtle

    September 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Tabernacle Baptist Church for Dora Fay Isler Pirtle, age 88, of Roswell, who passed away on Sept. 20, 2014. Pastor Jerry W. Beaver will officiate with Pastor Kenneth Heck assisting. Dora...

  • Vickie Sparks

    September 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Vickie Sparks, 67, of Roswell NM, passed away Sept. 11, 2014, surrounded by her family. She is now with her father, Other Lee Winegert, where she wanted to be. Out of pain and full of laughter and love. Vickie was born Nov. 15, 1946, to Other Lee Winegert and...

  • Odell Adkins

    September 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at 2 p.m., at the South Park Cemetery, 3101 S. Main St. in Roswell. Lynn Money will be officiating. There will be visitation between 5 and 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at the LaGrone Funeral Chapel,...

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    Medical center auxiliary awards scholarships

    September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Auxiliary awarded scholarships totaling $21,750 to the following students for the fall 2014 semester: Rosemarie Adajar, Katrina Armendariz, Merysa Avitia, Jeanette Baker, Brandy Barr, Sarah Bejarano, Tiffanie Bolanos, Lauren...

  • Wanted man found

    September 20, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Corina V. Romero

    September 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service for Corina V. Romero, 55, of Roswell, NM, will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Adam Soliz officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Corina passed away Thursday, Sept....

  • Dear Editor: 9-19-14

    September 19, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, The Roswell Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the following sponsors for their participation in our annual Labor Day Concert. Special appreciation to Eddie and Jamie David, Xcel Energy, David Sorenson, Pepsi and Pioneer Bank. We would also...

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    Easy rider

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Leon Buckner, of Roswell, checks the 350-cubic-inch Chevrolet engine on his custom-made three-wheeled motorcycle before heading to Ruidoso for the annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally (formerly known as “Aspencade”). The former owner of Leon’s Auto...

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    Roswell airport to receive $6.6M

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Thursday that the Department of Transportation has awarded more than $14 million in grants to support air transportation in New Mexico. The Roswell International Air Center will receive...