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  • Kathy Schanck

    October 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kathy Schanck passed away October 14, 2015. She grew up in Blackwell, Oklahoma and was a resident of Roswell and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Kathy loved to talk and not talk. She was a rare bird that was faithful, determined, powerful, loyal, and devoted. Her...

  • James P. Johns

    October 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Pingree Johns, the only son of James E. and Ruth Williams Johns, died peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2015. Jimmie was born on July 6, 1923, in Keokuk, Iowa. When he was three years old, the family moved to Roswell, New Mexico, where they had...

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    Officials investigate house fire

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell Fire Department firefighter makes his way into the back of a burning building in the 1700 block of East Tilden Street Wednesday morning. The fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. The home had been condemned and the owner had been preparing to move out...

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    Roswell native promoted at NM State Land Office

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Naranjo The New Mexico State Land Office has promoted Roswell native Mark Naranjo to assistant director for Field Operations. Naranjo graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a degree in Agriculture Business and Business Administration. He has worked...

  • Mary Jane arrested for marijuana possession

    October 22, 2015 • 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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    Chaves County DWI arrests for Oct. 20

    October 22, 2015 • 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...

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    Drivers urged to be more cautious in bad weather

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be extra cautious on roadways during severe weather. Currently, many areas of the state are experiencing rain, hail and/or flooding. Safety tips for driving in inclement weather: · If...

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    Flu shots available for seniors

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Eastern New Mexico Medical Center is supplying its Senior Circle chapter with flu vaccine so that flu shots will be available to members. Anyone 50 and older not currently a Senior Circle member may sign up for $15 membership to take advantage of the shot....

  • Dear Editor: Planned Parenthood commits violence against the unborn

    October 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A recently published letter supporting the practices of Planned Parenthood Federation of America cries out for clarification. The letter supported the continuation of government funds for the organization because it provides health services for poor women. If...

  • NMMI amphitheater facelift a good deal

    October 21, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Roswell City Council’s decision to enter into a partnership of sorts to revitalize the old Hope Amphitheater is one we fully support based on both economic and quality-of-life issues. The potential is obvious — and thankfully, not too late. Last week,...