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  • 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....

  • youth-challenge

    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...

  • bbbs-bowling

    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,...

  • Police Blotter: Police respond to gunfire on S. Wyoming

    February 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a man on Sunday for negligent use of a deadly weapon. Officers responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the 500 block of S. Wyoming Ave. at 1:08 a.m. on Sunday, according to a police report. Upon arrival, police contacted...

  • Robert James (Bob) Bolin

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral Services for Robert James (Bob) Bolin, 89 of Lovington, NM are scheduled for 1:00 pm Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Hillcrest Baptist Church of Lovington, NM with Pastor Travis VanMeter officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation...

  • Thanks for taking care of the kids — and the hungry

    February 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Editor, On behalf of the folks in Roswell who will receive emergency food from the Salvation Army food bank, I want to extend grateful thanks to the P.E. coaches who conducted the Friday morning food drive at the Yucca Center for elementary school kids....

  • In the battle of good and evil, a lotof people choose good

    February 18, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    In a world of good and evil, humans are charitable and selfish. Common decency competes with self-interest and process. Courage contrasts with cowardice. Consider two stories in the news. A man collapsed in cardiac arrest Jan. 25 in Washington. To his...

  • James Dickey “Dick” Witcher

    February 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for James Dickey “Dick” Witcher, of Hammonds, Louisiana, were held February 14, 2014 at 1:00pm at McNeeley and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Leon Dunn officiating. Burial was made at Hungarian Presbyterian Cemetery in Albany, Louisiana....