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    Sunday Spotlight: Oilman and honoree Armstrong keeps his generosity flowing

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Robert G. Armstrong likes it when he flies from Dallas to Roswell and recognizes no one. It’s not that he’s unfriendly, but the prominent businessman and civic leader considers the lack of familiar faces proof of growth as well as interest in Roswell and...

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    Court briefs: Seventh DWI hearing, tax fraud plea this week

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Estrada 7th DWI sentencing Monday A Roswell man who was convicted on his seventh DWI charge is scheduled to appear for a sentencing hearing at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Fifth Judicial District Court. Joe Estrada, 54, was convicted by a jury on April 19 on a...

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    A twist on Mother Goose

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The performance of the Kids’ Arts ProgramS’ “Mother Goose Gets Eaten By Werewolves” had every seat filled at the Roswell Community Little Theatre, a supporter of the KAPS program. The play was performed April 22 and 23. Above: Will C. Atkinson, left,...

  • Miss Roswell

    Local beauty pageant contestants crowned

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted Story and Photo Ashlea Watley, left, was crowned Miss Roswell for 2016. She is a 2014 Roswell High School honor graduate. She is currently majoring in English with a minor in criminology at UNM. Watley works with the intramural department,...

  • Lucile Kay Vasquez

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lucile Kay Vasquez, of Roswell, New Mexico, died unexpectedly in Lubbock, Texas, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She was 64 years old. Kay is survived by her spouse, Santiago Vasquez, of Roswell, New Mexico; her children: Christi and Tim Schwalk of Orlando, FL,...

  • Dollie Ray Dooley

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Dollie Ray Dooley, 91, who passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mission Arch Care Center. Pastor Harry Tacket of the Church of Christ will be officiating with...

  • Thomas B. Edgett March 30, 1941 – April 27, 2016

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Thomas B. Edgett, 75, passed away on April 27, 2016 after a heroic struggle with cancer. Tom was born to Luther Trueman and Mary Bonner Edgett on March 30, 1941 in Maiden, Massachusetts. He grew up in Woburn, Massachusetts, and graduated from Wobum High...

  • Georgia Ruth Kelly

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Georgia was born May 11, 1920, in Belen, New Mexico. She was the fourth of four children born to James E. and Lottie (Lovell) Emond. She crossed from this earth on April 27, 2016. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 10 a.m. at South Park...

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    Identity theft seems to be an endless topic nowadays

    April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Identity theft, as we think of it, is a relatively new scourge on society that occurs when a criminal illegally uses someone else’s personal information to get access to money or credit. It could probably be a weekly topic for my column. The continual...

  • Batista may be gone but still has support

    April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to personally thank Mr. Dominic Batista, founding member and former vice president of Way Way Off Broadway (WWOB) for openly criticizing the recent decision of ENMU-R to no longer support an in-house theater program, #Supportyourlocaltheaters....