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  • Wayne Deering

    February 23, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wayne Deering, age 102, of Roswell, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017, at LaGrone Funeral...

  • Ambrose Joseph (AJ) Harrison

    February 23, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ambrose Joseph (AJ) Harrison, aged 91, of Roswell, NM, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. AJ was born July 10, 1925, in Rush Springs, Oklahoma, to Johnny and Florence Harrison, and was one of 11 children. He moved to Roswell in 1938 and at age 17 joined...

  • Pope has faith in YouTube

    February 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Out of all the groundbreaking actions Pope Francis had taken in 2016, perhaps his greatest occurred on May 31. On that fateful day, Pope Francis met with 11 You-Tubers from all around the world, answering questions ranging from immigration all the way to...

  • Women behind bars

    February 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Here’s a shocking statistic: Between 1980 and 2014, the number of incarcerated women in the United States increased by more than 700 percent, rising from a total of 26,378 in 1980 to 215,332 in 2014, according to The Sentencing Project, a Washington,...

  • Examining the evolution of video games

    February 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Almost everyone has at least one type of gaming console in their house. Whether you’re a diehard gamer or you just enjoy playing games like Candy Crush or Angry Birds on your phone, video games have impacted your life in one way or another. For me, a video...

  • Generic---Entertainment---Celebrity

    Girls Make Movies grant and Tale Writers Scholastic Script contest

    February 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ongoing until March 15 The New Mexico Film Foundation announced two new grant programs for New Mexico. The New Mexico Girls Make Movies grant offers New Mexico girls and young women (ages 12 to 25) the opportunity to submit their original screenplays, shorts...

  • BabyBoomerPreview

    Everyone is groovy at Baby Boomer Expo

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Barbara Gomez, event organizer and Del Jurney, Homes for Heroes board member, with the 2017 Kawasaki BRUTE FORCE that will be the top raffle prize at Saturday’s Baby Boomer Business Expo & More. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) More than business is...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (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...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    Filmmaker wants to make ‘teaser’

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Las Vegas, New Mexico filmmaker Jim Terr hopes to shoot a key scene for a hoped-for feature film called “The Roswell Effect,” in Roswell soon, and is looking for a few locals to participate. Terr says an ongoing joke between him and his brother — both...

  • OptimistLay

    MainStreet Roswell visits Optimists

    February 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The director of MainStreet Roswell, Kathy Lay, recently spoke at the Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell. She gave an informative talk on the purpose and objectives of MainStreet Roswell. She also spoke on some of the history or the organization and its...