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    Independence dance

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monica Lysak and her brother Raymon Amaya perform a traditional dance during the Piñatafest held this weekend in downtown Roswell. Piñatafest is a cultural celebration that coincides with the day celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, Sept. 16....

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    2 Carlsbad middle schoolers charged with bomb threats

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Two Carlsbad middle school students have been arrested on charges of making false bomb threats at their school last week. All students and personnel were evacuated from P.R. Leyva Middle School on Thursday and Friday due to bomb threats, stated a news release...

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    Dexter man killed in rollover crash

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Dexter man was killed at the scene of a single-vehicle rollover crash near Hagerman Friday night. State police said Jrefugio Hernandez-Valdivia, 46, was ejected from his westbound car when it went off State Road 2 and struck a wooden post near mile-post 19...


    Business After Hours honors military personnel

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Doug Wieser, senior vice president of Cattle Baron Inc., welcomed the Roswell Red Coats to make a presentation at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Cattle Baron Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Roswell on Thursday. The event started with...

  • Esther Lopez Lujan

    September 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Esther Lopez Lujan, 89, who passed away on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, also at St. John’s Catholic...

  • Olivia Rodriguez Jacquez

    September 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Olivia R. Jacquez, 79, of Roswell, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her home in Dexter. She was born Feb. 2, 1935, to Carlos and Petra Jacquez in Ft. Davis, Texas. She worked as a custodian for the Dexter Elementary Schools. She was of the Catholic...

  • Bill Suggs

    September 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Longtime Roswell resident William “Bill” Harris Suggs passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Born on April 28, 1955, in Roswell, NM, to William Henry Suggs and Edna Learlene Holtzclaw Suggs, Bill was one of the first babies born at the newly constructed...

  • Joe Duran

    September 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joe Duran passed away Sept. 5, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. He was born in Roswell, NM, Sept. 19, 1931, to Luz B. Duran and Francisco Duran. Joe attended Roswell Schools and honorably served in the U.S. Navy from 1959-1962. He operated Little Joe’s Fina...

  • Mary “Ruth” Mahl

    September 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary “Ruth” Mahl, 77, died Sept. 8, 2014, with her children by her side at Life Care Hospital, in San Antonio, Texas. Ruth was born Dec. 2, 1936, in Roswell, New Mexico. She lived the life as a United States Air Force wife, traveling the world, until...

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    Police investigate shooting, stabbing

    September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department is investigating a pair of incidents that occurred Friday — a drive-by shooting in which no one was injured and a stabbing that resulted in a minor injury. The shooting took place sometime before 6 a.m. in the 2900 block of...