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  • Generic---Banking---Money

    Flat revenues and reduced expenses projected for county

    May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In a preliminary public workshop prior to a vote on next year’s Chaves County budget, commissioners heard that most departments are keeping expenses flat or reducing them a bit as revenues are expected to remain low for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. During a...

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    Police: alcohol, clothing and fixed blade knife stolen from a local shop

    May 13, 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...

  • Generic---Crime

    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    May 13, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (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...

  • Ralph Pichardo

    May 13, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A prayer service is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Ralph Pichardo, 34, who passed away on Monday, May 9, 2016 in Roswell, NM. A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2016 also at Ballard...

  • Perry Ortega

    May 13, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service for Perry Ortega, 55, will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home. Burial of Perry’s cremains will follow at South Park Cemetery; family and friends will be received at 707 S. Heights after the services. Perry...

  • Charley “Bozo” Sturges

    May 13, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charley “”Bozo” Sturges, 87, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, May 11, 2016, with family members present. Bozo, as he was affectionately called, was born in Sudan, Texas on June 5,1928. One of six children, he lived most of his life...

  • Socialism and crony capitalism

    May 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” — Winston Churchill Venezuela fits the description. Venezuela cut the work week for government employees to two...

  • Is news censoring a Facebook trend?

    May 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Orange County Register The news media’s reputation has taken a substantial hit in recent years, and it appears that social media, which has increasingly been seen as a viable alternative news source, is not immune to disappointing readers’ sense of...

  • Steps for getting a job as a teenager

    May 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Our generation has it bad to face many struggles, especially throughout their teenage years. They deal with puberty, hormones and the transition from innocence to awareness. Therefore, it only makes sense that society would make it difficult to find a job....

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    Grim reality check for Roswell youth

    May 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ‘Every 15 Minutes’ program shows effects of driving under the influence A New Mexico State Police officer and a Roswell firefighter examine one of the “wounded” passengers on Wednesday. By Shawn Naranjo Roswell Daily Record Story and Photos According...