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  • Police seeking ID on homicide victim

    June 5, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are currently soliciting the public’s assistance in identifying a man who is the victim in a homicide case. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a house on the 1800 block of North...

  • accelerated respect, pride and gratitude

    June 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, When I was in the fifth grade, the teacher told my class to write a paper on who we thought was the greatest man that ever lived. Some of my classmates wrote of Jesus Christ, some wrote of Abraham Lincoln, some wrote of Christopher Columbus and...

  • exercise free speech

    June 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I have always appreciated that newsprint is available to anyone in the community to exercise free speech. I hope that it never goes away. So I would like to exercise my First Amendment right and respond to Yvonne Lehman’s recent letter of the...

  • Senior athletes in Roswell

    June 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, Senior athletes in Roswell are running on sidewalks, running in the streets, and running in the alleys to prepare themselves for track and field competition in The New Mexico Senior Olympics this summer. They cannot use the track at Roswell High...

  • Risky loose home lending

    June 5, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Congratulations, taxpayers, you’re getting a new house — whether you want it or not. When it comes to the American real estate market, after all, extensive government involvement (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back about 60 percent of new mortgages) means...

  • Steven “Buddy” Nowak

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Central Church of the Nazarene for Steven “Buddy” Nowak, 56, who passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. Pastor Randy Elftman of Central Church of the Nazarene will be...

  • Mike Flowers

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mike Flowers, 92, a veteran and longtime Roswell resident, passed away on June 2, 2014. He was born in Bonham, TX, on May 9, 1922. Mike was a hardworking self-made man with many talents. Throughout his career, he obtained a contractor’s and master...

  • Joyce P. Hicks

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Joyce P. Hicks April 2, 1919 – May 30, 2014 Joyce will forever be in the memory of her loving sons, Keith C. Hicks and Daryl L. Hicks. She was proudly married and survived Kenneth Hicks. She is best remembered not only for the love and compassion she...

  • LaWanda Furney

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    LaWanda Furney Strength and Honor are her clothing; she shall rejoice in time to come. Proverbs 31:25 LaWanda Furney, born on May 18, 1939, in Amarillo, Texas, ended her sojourn and returned home to her Lord on Thursday, May 29. She left a legacy of love and...

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    Snyder maintains 12-vote lead in sheriff’s race

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patrick Barncastle watches the election results Tuesday during his campaign’s watch party at the Holiday Inn. Barncastle and J. Britt Snyder were running neck and neck throughout the night with Snyder ultimately taking a 12-vote lead after all 55 precincts...