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  • Marguerite B. “Margie” Bennett

    February 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marguerite B. “Margie” Bennett, 97, passed away Saturday February 8, 2014 at Landsun Homes in Carlsbad, NM. There will be no visitation, cremation has taken place. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:00 AM, at St....

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    Man shot by police faces 3 charges of aggravated assault

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The man shot by Roswell Police on Thursday is facing aggravated assault charges, according to a police department news release. Police identified the man on Tuesday as Alonzo Perez, 34, and said Perez faces charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer,...

  • Police Blotter: Man found stuck in a sewer drain

    February 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police and firefighters had to rescue a man who was stuck in the sewer on Saturday. A police officer responded to the 700 block of South Main Street in reference to a call reporting a man trapped inside a sewer drain. A woman told the officer that...

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    Second ‘Meet with Police Chief’ event set for Friday

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The residents of Roswell had an opportunity to meet then-new Roswell Chief of Police Phil Smith in November. That event was hosted by the Roswell Neighborhood Watch organization, and was held at the Roswell High School Little Theatre. While attendance was not...

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    Roswell training officer, McGruff visit Girl Scouts

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group of local Girl Scouts learned about safety when they met with Roswell Police Department Recruiting/Training Officer Lisa Brackeen on Friday. Officer Brackeen spoke with the youngsters about safety issues, such as wearing seatbelts, and “stranger...

  • Barbara A. Crawford Meyer

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Barbara A. Crawford Meyer was taken home to be with her Lord and Savior on February 7, 2014 at Duke Medical Center, North Carolina. Barbara was born September 18, 1933 in Roswell, NM to Paul (Pug) Morgan Crawford and Maude McGuire Crawford. She was cremated...

  • George L. Bechtel Jr.

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for George L. Bechtel Jr., 66, of Roswell will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. George passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014. George was born February 7, 1948 in Springfield, Illinois to...

  • Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson, 73, of Roswell will be Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Lonnie passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014....

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    Youth ChalleNGe in Santa Fe

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets meet with state legislators, front row from left, Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Roswell, Rep. Monica Youngblood, R-Albuquerque, Rep. William J. Gray, R-Artesia, Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, Rep. Candy Spence...

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters seek bowling teams

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, sponsored by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, is seeking bowling teams for the fundraiser, which will be held on April 26. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser,...