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  • J. C. “Hoot” Smith

    July 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Victory Baptist Church for J. C. “Hoot” Smith, 95, who passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Sunset Villa Care Center. Pastor Dan Holt of Victory Baptist Church will officiate....

  • Barbara Shelton

    July 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Hermosa Church of Christ for Barbara Shelton of Lake Arthur. Mrs. Shelton, 76, died Wednesday, July 9, at her home. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary....

  • Jo Lynne Phinizy

    July 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jo Lynne Phinizy passed away on July 7 surrounded by her immediate family. Born July 15, 1945, to Joseph V. and Georgia P. Birkhead in Oklahoma City, Okla., Jo Lynne graduated at the top of her class from Harding High School, a public progressive college...

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    Rotarians recognized

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mary Morgan Photo Pictured are members of the Roswell Rotary Club who were recognized Wednesday as Paul Harris Fellows. In no particular order are Cheryle Patterson, Steve Moran, Frank Seley, Gary Hartwick, Jim McClelland, Allen Brady, Wendell Wakefield,...

  • Betty Evelyn Morris

    July 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Betty Evelyn Morris Betty Evelyn Morris, 85, formerly of Belpre, Ohio, died July 6, 2014, in Marietta. Born March 1, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., to Ralph and Ruth Downard Norris, Betty graduated from Athens High School, class of 1947. She is survived by...

  • Hobby Lobby decision affirms religious liberty

    July 10, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Jonathan Rauch had this take after the U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for religious liberty with its Hobby Lobby decision last week. “The bottom line is nobody should hyperventilate about this ruling,” said Rauch, a senior fellow at the Brookings...

  • Celia Brady Lucero

    July 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Celia Brady Lucero Funeral services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 11, 2014, at Trinity United Methodist Church for Celia Lucero, 99, who passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mission Arch Care Center. Reverend Glen Thyrion of Trinity United...

  • Traffic stop results in arrest

    July 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a 29-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant and a charge of concealing identity following a traffic stop on Tuesday. Just after midnight on Tuesday morning, police stopped Vanessa Renee Lucero, 29, of Roswell, on a traffic violation...

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    Martinez faults Obama, Congress on immigrant surge

    July 9, 2014 • Local News, State NewsComments (2)

    SANTA FE (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is blaming President Barack Obama and Congress for the surge in Central American immigrants attempting to enter the country illegally. The nation’s only Latina governor said in a statement Tuesday the latest wave is a...

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    Helping veterans cemetery become reality

    July 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Cactus Sam’s RV Club presented a $1,000 check to the Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery. From left are Nancy Browning, Joyce Newsom (hidden in back) Gerald Orr, Howard Gebel, Jim Browning, Glynn Turner (in back) Bob Mierke, John Schaffer, Ray...