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    NMMI honors veterans at breakfast event

    November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: About 150 local veterans, including 20 staff members who are veterans, attended a breakfast Tuesday morning at New Mexico Military Institute dining hall. Below: The NMMI student choir performed for the veterans. (Max Scally Photos) [/auth...


    Roswell’s DAR elects officers

    November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The slate of officers for Roswell’s Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was elected by the membership Nov. 6 at the home of Dr. Earl and Kathleen Pittman. The officers are, from left, Regent Jill Marcelli, First Vice...

  • Dispute ends in arrest

    November 12, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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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    Free computer classes for seniors

    November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Senior citizens (50 and above) in Chaves County are invited to enroll in free basic computer classes offered by the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in partnership with ENMU-Roswell. Two classes will be available from 8 a.m. to noon on...

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    Roswell Fire Department call log — Nov. 10-11

    November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 10 • At 8:14 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 200 Block of East 19th Street. • At 8:50 a.m., to a dumpster fire in the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., to...

  • Willis Earl Savage

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Willis Earl Savage entered his heavenly home on Sunday, November 9, 2014 while a patient at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He was a resident of Emeritus Heritage House in Brandon, Mississippi where he had resided since...

  • Lupe Moreno Montoya

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service for Lupe Moreno Montoya, 57, of Roswell, NM will be Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Church on the Move with Pastor Troy Smothermon. Burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia. The family will gather at Forever Free Fellowship,...

  • Barbara Cresswell

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Barbara Cresswell, age 95, of Roswell, passed away on November 7, 2014. No funeral services will be held. Barbara was born March 5, 1919 in Zanesville, Ohio to Joseph and Fannie Garges Brown. She is survived by a son; Peter Woodward and his wife, Shara, and a...


    Honoring those who served

    November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell High School held a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday to honor local veterans. Guest of Honor Larry Montano is presented a plaque by RHS principal Ruben Bolanos. Montano served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II, and landed at...

  • High-speed chase ends in arrest

    November 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police were involved in a vehicle chase lasting about 17 minutes — during which the suspect vehicle quickly reached close to 100 mph — on Saturday, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. The vehicle chase was followed by a...