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    Maintenance scheduled for caverns’ elevators

    September 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Scheduled elevator safety maintenance at Carlsbad Caverns National Park will require the elevators to be taken out of service on Sept. 12 and 13. Brake linings will be replaced and reinstalled over the two-day period. The elevators are expected to be...

  • Free education paid for by society

    September 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read the article written by Briana Hodge this morning, even though I have read her articles before and recognize that she is very young and hasn’t got a clue about what she is saying. She is fine with taking advantage of the free education that is given...

  • Do your research before criticizing

    September 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Did William Dawe’s (letter published Aug. 31) say the Trinity mystery is OK because God is a “mystery” too? It appears you “worship what you do not know” (John 4:22). God said about Jesus: “This is my son,” and Jesus said “The Father is...

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    Roswell teen dies in motorcycle collision

    September 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A crash involving a motorcycle and a Dodge Magnum claimed the life of a Roswell teenager Tuesday. (Submitted Photo) Local Camryn Castro, 15, died Tuesday as a result of a motorcycle-vehicle crash when a white Dodge Magnum car carrying two adults collided...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    September 6, 2016 • 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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    Recognized for excellence

    September 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monica Ramirez of Roswell was recently recognized for her outstanding contribution to her employer, Presbyterian Medical Services. Each year, the nonprofit health and human service agency celebrates employee excellence by recognizing those who...

  • Woman arrested for unlawful use of license

    September 6, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    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...

  • In defense of the Watchtower

    September 6, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When I asked my relatives to give me information on what the Jehovah’s Witnesses said about 1975, they gave me several references and for the first time I quoted the Watchtower. But they asked me not to bring this organization into these debates. I told...

  • Notes on the passing small town scene

    September 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    For more than three years now, I’ve been collecting news out of small towns around New Mexico. I launched the Community News Exchange, or CNEx, as a news-sharing service in May 2013 and have been reading many of New Mexico’s smallest newspapers (either...

  • Trust needed to stop killings

    September 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 39 officers were shot and killed in 2015 nationwide. The last we checked, there have been 38 in 2016 — and we have four months left in the year. It wasn’t long ago that a police officer was a symbol of safety...