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    Organist says instrument is ‘unique, beautiful’; Cleis Jordan’s musical career spans 59 years

    August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The organ at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Roswell is a Baroque-style tracker organ built by the Bedient Pipe Organ Company in Nebraska. A tracker organ has mechanical linkage between the keys and pipe valves, so for the musician the key pressure changes...

  • Patricia “Pat” Lee Wilson

    August 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside Services will be held for Pat Lee Wilson, age 65, of Roswell, on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at 2 p.m., who passed away on Aug. 28, 2014, in Roswell. Pastor Troy Grant will be officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, from 5 p.m to 7...

  • CHAMBER-ICE-8-30

    Ice water generates more cold, hard cash for ALS

    August 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Comfort Keepers of Roswell challenged The Roswell Chamber of Commerce to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday. The Chamber challenged the Roswell Police Department to do the challenge alongside them and the Roswell Fire Department was more than happy...

  • 2 arrested on paraphernalia charges

    August 30, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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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    Loco Hills man dies in two-vehicle crash

    August 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A 55-year-old Loco Hills man was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Lea County. State police said Randy Ballard, 55, died at the scene of the two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of New Mexico 529 and County Road 126. No other injuries...

  • Dear Editor: 8-29-14

    August 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, We would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Roswell community for supporting the Comfort Keepers’ fourth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s luncheon on Aug. 25. We all enjoyed fantastic brisket prepared by Sergio and his wonderful...

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    Gym raises $1,300 for ALS

    August 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of Alton’s Power Block Gym did the Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday. The gym was challenged by another business and since there are some gym members who have ALS, owner Betsy Shields said it opened the challenge to members of the gym. More than 40...

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    Labor Day weekend road trips will cost drivers less at pumps

    August 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    For New Mexico residents who plan to take the traditional end-of-summer road trip this weekend, filling up at the pump will cost less than one week ago and one year ago. The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Land of Enchantment is...

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    Sponsors, players sought for ENMU-R golf tournament

    August 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The ENMU-Roswell Foundation will hold its 12th annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 4, at NMMI Golf Course. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost for the four-person team scramble tournament is $75 per player or $300 per team. Teams should have a...

  • Driver tries to avoid bullets, wrecks car

    August 28, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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...