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    Ways to celebrate the new year safely and responsibly

    December 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As Roswell residents ring in the new year, Roswell police ask that everyone remembers to take care of yourself and those around you on the streets this Thursday as many people make their way to and from New Year’s parties and other happenings. In addition...

  • Street cleanings after the storm

    December 30, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    When a major snowstorm hits, a lot of businesses go into overdrive. They’ve got to make sure their employees get to work and back home, figure out a way to deliver products to their customers and make sure the snow is removed from the sidewalks and their...

  • Tina Golightly

    December 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Tina Golightly, 86, of Portales, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Wesley McAfee officiating. Burial will follow in the South Park Cemetery in Roswell, NM at 2 p.m. Glessie...

  • Thurman Clark

    December 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Thurman Clark, age 86, of Roswell, went home to be with our Lord on December 29, 2015. God graced us with one last Christmas with our dad for which we will forever be grateful. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016; burial at...

  • Richard Harris Perry

    December 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Richard Harris Perry of Fredericksburg, Texas, passed away in The Paige House, his home in Fredericksburg, on Thursday, December 24, 2015 at the age of 85 years. He was born in Nocona, Texas on October 13, 1930 the son of Francis E. Perry and Ellen...

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    More snow expected to fall, robbing area of reprieve from storm

    December 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, another storm hits. Two days after Winter Storm Goliath slammed Roswell, dropping more than a foot of snow amid strong winds that created drifts several feet high, another snowstorm came to town, dumping a...

  • A personal take on a year of newsy columns

    December 29, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    When thinking back on 2015, it’s hard not to get personal. It was a significant year for me as well as for the rest of the world. I’ve been writing this column since May 2013. I call it Dispatch New Mexico, though your local newspaper editor might call it...

  • Justice from our jurors

    December 29, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Rio Grande Sun ESPAÑOLA — District Court Judge T. Glenn Ellington is getting a lot of congratulatory, positive ink recently. We’re guilty of contributing. Forgive us appreciating a judge that does his job. It’s rather rare these days. At first blush we...

  • Hector Arana

    December 29, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Hector Arana, (70), passed away on December 25, 2015. He was born August 12, 1945, to Marco Arana and Teresa Chilin in Guatemala, Central America. In September of 1998, Hector married the love of his life, Hilda Salazar. He was a member of the Ejercito de...

  • Tony V. Hernandez

    December 29, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    June 9, 1933- December 24, 2015 A funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Ballard Funeral Home for Tony V. Hernandez, 82, who passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Eugene De Los...

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