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  • Nemesia Olaguez

    March 11, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Nemesia Olaguez, 86, who passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, March 12,...

  • Elvira DeLaCruz

    March 11, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Elvira H. DeLaCruz, 75, passed away on March 8, 2015, in Roswell, NM. She was born on May 25, 1939 to Manuel Hernandez and Herminia Najar in El Paso, Texas. As a community servant, Elvira spent six years working for the Salvation Army sorting donated items....

  • H. Terry Turner

    March 11, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    H. Terry Turner, 70, passed away peacefully at his home on March 9, 2015, in Roswell, NM. He was born in Abilene, Texas, to Charlie Turner and Annie Mae Newton. Terry was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and a true friend to all he knew. He spent the...

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    Singing to the choir

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Goddard High School was entertained Monday morning by the Eastern New Mexico University choir program from Portales. The choir began its spring tour Sunday night at the First United Methodist Church in Roswell. The group will be traveling through to...

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    Measles comeback looms

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dr. Randall Knott, assistant pediatrics professor at UNM, is urging parents to get their children vaccinated for measles, in light of a growing number of infections in the United States. Knott said there is overwhelming evidence that the vaccine does not...

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    Homeschool convention scheduled in Albuquerque

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Christian Homeschool Convention will be held at the Legacy Church of Albuquerque, 7201 Central Ave NW. The dates are April 16-18. Online registration is $50 for members and $70 for non-members, with an additional cost of $12 for an additional...

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    Licensure bill that would reduce credit hours to teach passes Senate

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The bill that would reduce the mandatory credit hours needed to enter into the College of Education for elementary and secondary education licensure was adopted by the New Mexico Senate Monday. Students wanting to be elementary and secondary school teachers...

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    Lobbying ban bill passes House

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bill that would bar state officials from becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving their government posts was adopted by the New Mexico House of Representatives Monday. House Bill 241 would require elected officials and some government workers to wait...

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    Donations of new, used books for Head Start being taken

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Sunrise Optimist Club is collecting children’s books to donate to the Head Start program in Roswell. New and used picture books, numbers books, children’s books, early-reader literature and other types will make good donations for youths 4 to 8 years...

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    RPD officers receive court training

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Officers of the Roswell Police Department spent time Friday and Monday receiving training in how to effectively present criminal cases in court. Police officers present their own cases when it comes to bench trials (those heard solely by a judge rather than a...