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  • Dear Editor: 11-26-14

    November 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, As you may be aware, one of our current municipal judges resigned as of December 31st of this year Approximately two years ago, the City Council reduced the requirements for this position from a college degree to age 25 and a G.E.D. A G.E.D.,...

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    You can pack a lot of love in a shoebox

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Grace Community Church in Roswell is once again a collection center for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts. Shoeboxes are filled with basic necessities like socks and toothbrushes and then shipped overseas to children facing poverty in war-town countries...

  • Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, is a person of interest in the death of Roswell businessman David Duer. He was taken into custody Sunday on a charge unrelated to Duer's death.

    Mendenhall arrested on warrant in separate case

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police arrested a man they call a “person of interest” on a warrant unrelated to the suspicious death for which he was being sought by authorities, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, of Roswell,...

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    Two plead on meth charges

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Two more Curry County residents have pleaded guilty in federal court to trafficking methamphetamine in the county. Jeanette Driever, 37, of Grady, and John Jesse Perez Jr., 45, of Clovis, pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Cruces Thursday to federal drug...


    Governor honors Masterson, true heroes

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gov. Susana Martinez, center, honored four New Mexico True Heroes on Monday in Albuquerque. They are, from left, Chuck Howe of Angel Fire, Jim Stogsdill of Albuquerque, John Masterson of Roswell and Jan DeMaggio of Albuquerque. (Photo courtesy of Governor’s...

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    Thanksgiving trash pickup

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, all city trash containers that are usually emptied on Thursday and Friday must be placed at the curb on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Also, the city landfill will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 28, and will reopen on...


    Salvation Army food drive

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    One-and-a-half-year-old Veronica Riley, 2014-15 New Mexico Overall Infant, raised more than 100 cans of food for the Salvation Army Thanksgiving Food Drive. Veronica would like to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday. It is important to use this time to...

  • RFD-patch

    Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 21 – 24

    November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 21 • At 7:01 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 100 block of South Virginia Avenue. • At 9:36 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 1600 block of South Kansas Avenue. • At 1:20...

  • Leila G. Shelley

    November 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Leila G. Shelley, 85, of Crane, and formerly of Roswell, NM, passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the Crane Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were under the care and direction of...

  • Rosemary H. Gallegos

    November 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 26, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Rosemary H. Gallegos of Artesia, New Mexico. Mrs. Gallegos, 74, died Saturday, November 23, 2014 at Artesia General Hospital Emergency Room. Fr. Martin...