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  • Thomas Guy Wright

    July 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service will be held at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Roswell on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 2 p.m., for Thomas Guy Wright, 72, of Commerce City, who passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015, in Brighton, CO. Pastors Rich Hale and Lendal Nolan of Grace...

  • Sharon M. Borba

    July 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sharon M. Borba, age 59, of Roswell, NM, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2015. Sharon lived most of her life in Pacific Grove, CA. She had a long career in sales. Sharon settled in Roswell, NM to be close to her Uncle John , Aunt Mary Borba and cousins....

  • Felicia Rae Musick

    July 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Felicia Rae Musick, age 58, of Roswell, who passed away on July 24, 2015. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • Phyllis Horton

    July 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Phyllis Horton, 77, passed away on July 21, 2015, in Roswell, NM. She was born on June 8, 1938, to Clement Morris and Josephine Jones Purvis, in Mays Landing, NJ. She enjoyed spending time with her family and all of the grandchildren. Christmas was Phyllis’...

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    Suspects sought in Finch murder

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Johnson Purcella Police have named two suspects being sought in connection with the murder of a Roswell man earlier this week. Police are seeking Steven Wayne Johnson, 39, of Roswell, and Jennifer Purcella, 38, of Roswell, for questioning in the shooting...

  • Homelessness a small town problem, too

    July 24, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s easy to see homelessness as more of an urban problem, since that’s where it’s more visible. But it’s a problem in smaller cities and towns too, as is evident virtually everywhere. Poverty rates are often higher in small towns than they are in the...

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    Roswell firemen honored

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bill Moffitt Photo Firemen at Station 1 stand with members of the Frank Betts family who came to honor the firemen from Stations 1 and 3 who saved Betts’ life during a house fire on Jan. 25, during a ceremony Friday. Betts was unable to move after an oxygen...

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    Walk to End Alzheimer’s scheduled for Oct. 17

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gary L.J. Girón, third from left, executive director of the New Mexico Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, stands with members of the association’s local board. From left, Tracy Alexis, Hipolitaksia Valera de Gutierrez, Julia Matta, Ashley Lucero,...

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    People and predators share New Mexico’s outdoors in the summer

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — Those venturing into New Mexico’s great outdoors this summer need to be aware that predators are still out there. Although abundant rainfall has kept most predators away from populated areas this summer, there have been some encounters. Most...

  • Battery charge leads to arrest

    July 24, 2015 • 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...