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  • Jimmy L. Gentry

    July 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jimmy L. Gentry, who was 76 years young. He was born in Roswell, NM on July 28, 1939 and taken from us on Monday, July 18, 2016. Pastor Troy Grant of Berrendo...

  • Man climbs on roof of house to hide from law enforcement

    July 26, 2016 • 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...

  • Joan Fay

    July 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joan Fay, age 91, of Roswell, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016 at South Park Cemetery. Joan...

  • Mary J. Ramirez Gonzales

    July 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On Sunday, July 24, 2016, Mary J. Ramirez Gonzales, 70, closed her eyes and woke up in God’s arms. Mary was a lifelong resident of Roswell, NM. She graduated from RHS in 1964. She went on to receive three licenses in Cosmetology, CNA and Social Work. Mary...

  • Even Trump can be bought by the rich

    July 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Yes, we all remember the news at the conclusion of the presidential primary activities that Hillary Clinton had several million dollars to begin the race for the presidency. Poor Donald Trump had only one million, aside from his personal fortune. The big...

  • The echo chambers of modern America

    July 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Maybe it began with the rise of Fox News. There, conservative people found a different spin on the news, more suitable to their tastes and opinions. Or perhaps it was the rise of Rush Limbaugh, whose conservative rants were full of arrogance and hyperbole —...

  • fair

    Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair kicks off

    July 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A local girl shows her chick to a judge during the Pet Show at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair Monday. The other entries included a goat and a cat. The Swine Show is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. today. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) Rabbit Show 2016 Results 2016...

  • dogs

    This courthouse is going to the dogs

    July 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Courthouse dog Lincoln greets Deputy Tutor as he gets ready to go into the courtroom with his handler, Angela. According to courthouse dog coordinator Gina Yeager, the dogs are used in the courtroom setting to help victims and witnesses who are nervous or...

  • Man arrested for two instances of shoplifting the same day

    July 25, 2016 • 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...

  • dwi-web

    Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

    July 25, 2016 • 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...