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  • John Franklin

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for John Franklin, age 86, who passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • William “Bill” Lynn Verhines

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    William “Bill” Lynn Verhines, age 87, of Roswell, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at the General Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery. Pastor Aaron Colyer of First Baptist Church will...

  • Eunice Sharon Campbell

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Eunice Sharon Campbell, age 71, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church; a graveside service will follow. Pastor Jerry Beaver will be officiating. Eunice was...

  • Ambrose Joseph (AJ) Harrison

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ambrose Joseph (AJ) Harrison, aged 91, of Roswell, NM, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. AJ was born July 10, 1925, in Rush Springs, Oklahoma, to Johnny and Florence Harrison, and was one of 11 children. He moved to Roswell in 1938 and at age 17, joined...

  • Wayne Deering

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Wayne Deering, age 102, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10...

  • Wilma Jane Rittel

    February 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wilma Jane Rittel was born to William Alexander and Jane Elizabeth Bowman on May 7, 1935. Wilma passed Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the age of 81. Wilma grew up in Ohio, where her daughter Ginger Bowman was born. As a child, Wilma helped care for her...

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    Small-business loans in US shrink since 2009

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lending to small businesses nationwide has not yet recovered from the 2009 recession, a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas indicates. The report states that small-business loans and credit lines have decreased 15 percent during the past...

  • Elderly man reports being shot at while driving

    February 22, 2017 • 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...

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    Xcel and FAA research safe use of drones

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xcel is partnering with the Federal Aviation Administration to use drone technology to inspect transmission lines and gather information about the energy grid. (Submitted Photo) Xcel Energy will partner with the Federal Aviation Administration to research the...

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    Sewing love — a quilt at a time

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left: Jennie Kammeraad, Rosemary Smith and Carolyn Mitchell. At Pecos Valley Quilters’ 35th anniversary luncheon on Feb. 15, Carolyn Mitchell, pictured far right, chair of the 2016 Pecos Valley Quilt Show, presented the proceeds from the...