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  • Women on the march against President Trump

    January 31, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I like women. I respect women. Some of my best friends are women. But sometimes, I’m still a pig. I try to be a gentleman — treating women as ladies and respecting them as equals — but sometimes my smarta– side comes out inappropriately. See,...

  • Missing teen found injured

    January 30, 2017 • 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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    February blood drives

    January 30, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Blood Services will be holding several blood drives in Roswell during the month of February. Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. Generally, donors can donate whole blood safely...

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    DWI arrests for Chaves County

    January 30, 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...

  • This week’s varsity schedule

    January 30, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Basketball Today • NMMI Lady Colts vs. Lake Arthur, 5 p.m. • Goddard Lady Rockets vs. Lovington, 5:30 p.m. • Gateway Warriors at Hagerman, 5:30 p.m. • Roswell Lady Coyotes at Artesia, 5:30 p.m. • Dexter Lady Demons vs. Tularosa, 6:30 p.m. • Dexter...

  • Betty E. Thompson

    January 30, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty E. Thompson passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 following a brief period of declining health. Betty grew up in Kansas City and was the only child of the late Rolla and Ida Williams. She became a long-time resident of Roswell, NM for over 40 years...

  • Terry J. Frost

    January 30, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2017 at South Park Cemetery for Terry J. Frost, 70, who passed away Saturday, January 29, 2017 at Heartfelt Manor. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized with...

  • Darrell P. Pirtle

    January 30, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Darrell P. Pirtle, age 90, of Roswell, NM passed away Sunday January 29, 2017. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Interment to follow at South Park Cemetery. Pastor Jerry Beaver of Tabernacle...

  • Moises Coronado Sr.

    January 30, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Moises Coronado Sr., 80, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2017, in Roswell, NM. He was born to Jesus Coronado and Eudelia Coronado on September 4, 1936, in Ferris, Texas, but has lived in Roswell, NM, most of his life. An easy going, humble and happy...

  • The vanishing police department

    January 30, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Our mayor and five of our city councilors were elected or re-elected about three years ago. They all ran on solving Roswell’s crime problem. There was great hope that the new mayor would be up to the task as he was a former FBI agent and had the support of...