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    Roswell youth honored in D.C. for volunteerism

    May 4, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell student was among 100 youth honored as a top teen volunteer at a May 1 ceremony in the nation’s capital. Cameron Estrada, 18, received a $1,000 Prudential Spirit of Community Award at a ceremony and a gala dinner reception held at the Smithsonian...

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    Two arrests for methamphetamines

    May 4, 2016 • 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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    Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

    May 4, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Spring Bud

    May 4, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After a freak winter snowstorm and roller coaster temperatures, spring-like weather has returned to Roswell this week as plants — such as this red yucca hesperaloe — start to bloom in the 300 block of West Country Club Road Tuesday afternoon (Bill Moffitt...

  • Danny Ray Pacheco Valverde

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Daniel “Danny” Ray Pacheco Valverde, 70, of Roswell, NM, passed away on April 29, 2016. He was born in Deming, NM to Tom Valverde and Josephine Pacheco Valverde. Danny was married over twenty-eight years to Eslinda Lopez, who survives him of the family...

  • Archie D. Terry Jr.

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Longtime Roswell resident, Archie D. Terry Jr. (Papa) passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Archie will lie in state all day Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016 at West Country...

  • Dovie L. Hopper

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A lifetime resident of Roswell, Dovie L. Hopper, age 87, of Roswell, passed away April 30, 2016. Dovie will lie in state all day Tuesday May 3, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Memory Lawn...

  • Study: World Press Freedom in decline

    May 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Orange County Register The United States made a slight improvement on Reporters Without Borders’ annual World Press Freedom Index, but the outlook for press freedom is rather bleak for much of the world. The results are “indicative of a climate of...

  • Police work is tough, but it has to be scrutinized

    May 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s tough to be a cop these days. It always has been, but in today’s climate it’s particularly difficult. And it’s not just nationally, it’s local too, right here in cities and towns across New Mexico. Nationally, a new era of aggressive scrutiny...

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    Elderly woman still missing after 4 days

    May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Berry was first female Chaves County sheriff’s deputy A Roswell woman who spent her life keeping residents of Roswell and Chaves County safe, first as an officer with the Roswell Police Department and secondly as the first female deputy with the Chaves...