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  • Betty D. Gross

    July 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of life for Betty D. Gross will be held on Thursday, August 4 at Grace Community Church in Roswell at 10 am.  The family will receive friends immediately afterwards.  Betty went home to be with The Lord on July 21, 2016.  She died in her home...

  • Mary Gonzales

    July 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Mary Gonzales, 69, who passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Mission Arch Care Center. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Henry James Ogas Jr.

    July 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Henry James Ogas Jr., 73, who passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Lubbock, TX. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • James Nolan Knight

    July 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Nolan Knight, age 86, of Roswell passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016 at West Country Club Road Church of Christ. Doug Austin will be officiating. Nolan was born October 17, 1929 in...

  • Pancake

    Club’s annual pancake breakfast is a success

    July 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell held its annual pancake breakfast July 16 at Bethel Baptist Church. The event was well attended and everyone seemed to enjoy the pancakes and all the trimmings. Along with all-you-could-eat pancakes, the club...

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    Leadership New Mexico announces upcoming year’s board of directors

    July 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Betty Read Young of Roswell, CEO with Read & Stevens, Inc., is returning to serve on the Leadership New Mexico 2016-17 Board of Directors. Established in 1995, Leadership New Mexico has identified and enhanced leadership throughout New Mexico over the...

  • Bead

    Bead Society of NM pays Roswell a visit

    July 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chuck Hostetler is looking at the peace pipe and pouch by Mike Stewart which is on display at the Tokay Beaded Art gallery. have all kinds of levels from beginners to artists Gallery owner Juanita Finger explains to him details about the art. Hostetler came...

  • Everything rises and falls on effective leadership

    July 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    One of my mentors is author and pastor John Maxwell. I have listened to hundreds and hundreds of talks by him as well as many of his books on CD. His wisdom has helped equip me to teach leadership to others. I had the opportunity to meet him once at a book...

  • ‘No’ votes against taxes explained

    July 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I felt I had to respond to Mr. Jose Mike Jimenez’s attack on the property owners of Roswell who do not always support school bonds. Let’s begin with the defeated Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell mill levy increase that Jimenez is especially upset...

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    MainStreet Roswell makes plan for monthly downtown fetes

    July 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an effort to encourage people to shop and eat in downtown Roswell, MainStreet Roswell plans to offer an evening event on the first Friday of each month starting this fall. “We want to encourage people to spend time downtown,” said Juliana Halvorson, a...