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  • Domestic dispute ends in arrest

    October 22, 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...

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    Municipal Court reopens in Penn Plaza building

    October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Municipal Court reopened for business on Monday, but in a new location. Court is now being held at 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The court will meet in Room 450 on the fourth floor, and court hours will be 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday....

  • Officer performs CPR on man after suicide attempt

    October 20, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    A Roswell Police Officer may have saved a man’s life by quickly performing CPR after a suicide attempt on Friday, according to a news release from the police department. In a yard in the 600 block of East Bland Street, a 53-year-old man tried to commit...

  • Dear Editor: 10-21-14

    October 20, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I noticed several weeks ago Goddard High School announced the September Students of the Month each of which were nominated and chosen by various service groups of the Roswell community. Pictures were in the newspaper; however, there was no...

  • Joseph Bashara Shamas Jr.

    October 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Joseph (Joe) Bashara Shamas Jr., 85, of Roswell/New Mexico passed away Oct. 19, 2014. Joe was born to Joseph Bashara Shamas, Sr. and Almaza Dahtar Shamas on Jan. 5, 1929, in Douglas, Arizona. Joe was preceded in death by his wife Janette Paul Shamas, four...

  • Isabel (Mickey) C. Van Sickle

    October 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Isabel (Mickey) C. Van Sickle passed peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Farmington. Mickey was preceded in death by her husband Donald, oldest son William, and grandson Gregory. She was a long time Roswell resident. Mickey is survived by her sons Rick...

  • Phyllis Veta Tunnell

    October 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services for Phyllis Veta Tunnell, 96, of Brownfield, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at Brownfield Church of Christ with Bob Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Lubbock under the direction of...

  • Margaret Maxwell Collins

    October 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Margaret Maxwell Collins died peacefully in Albuquerque on Oct. 19, 2014 at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Sandra J. Collins; son, Samuel K. Collins, Jr. both of Albuquerque; sister, Lucy Eatmon (Curtis) of Las...

  • Make a commitment to honest government

    October 19, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Voter apathy is prevalent no matter where you live in the United States. Many voters feel that at best their choice of a candidate is a choice between “the lesser of two evils.” It takes money, lots of money, to run for even a local office such as sheriff...

  • Nathan Anthony Lucero

    October 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Nathan Anthony Lucero, 17, of Roswell, NM passed away Oct. 8, 2014. Nathan was born July 21, 1997, to Anthony Lucero Sr. and Patricia Caldeira in Yuba City, CA. He was a good father, a good brother, and a good role model. He was very supportive, good in...