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  • Hillary worshipping just keeps on going

    November 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Well, the uncritical Hillary-worship goes on forever, it seems. Recently one letter writer claimed that Hillary’s record is impeccable (give me a break), while another claimed that her scandals are all phony stuff entirely invented by Republicans. How...

  • Father Riley spoke truth about the faith

    November 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    On Oct. 16, I attended mass at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, where Father John Riley gave a sermon. He did not endorse a candidate. He read excerpts from the letters of three bishops in Colorado regarding the 60 million abortions in...

  • Thankfully, it’s almost over

    November 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s been a long presidential election season. A year and a half ago, there were more candidates than you could shake a stick at on the Republican side, while Bernie Sanders was shaking up the Democrats. Now we’re down to two main contenders, Donald Trump...

  • Surviving and opining over this latest election

    November 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As a journalist, this is my seventh presidential race. And if this one doesn’t kill me, it won’t be my last. My first one was in 1992. I was a reporter at a small weekly newspaper just outside Little Rock when Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton was winning his...

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    United Way, Peppers team up for fundraiser

    November 4, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Way of Chaves County and Peppers Grill & Bar will present “United Way Day” on Nov. 18. For the entire day, 10 percent of all food and beverage sales will benefit United Way of Chaves County. The nonprofit provides funding to 17 local nonprofit...

  • Man arrested on outstanding warrants

    November 4, 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...

  • Sirina Angelic Tina Montano Matta

    November 4, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In loving Memory Sirina Angelic Tina Montano Matta Sirina was a very loving and kind young lady. A person who always thought about others before herself. She is survived by her husband, Fred Matta, father, Freddy Montano, sister, Terra Montano, brothers: Fred...

  • Tristan Lucero

    November 4, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    “Oh that I had wings of a dove. For then I would fly away and be at rest.” Psalms 55:6 Tristan Lucero was born on April 12, 1996 to Angie Griego and Larry Lucero. Tristan was called back to the Lord on 10/25/2016 where he reunites with his...

  • Harry L. Schwartz

    November 4, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    October 6, 2016 Harry l. Schwartz, 81, of Suedberg Road, Pine Grove, passed away Thursday at Tremont Heath & Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 12, 1934, in Pottsville, he was a son of the late William and Mary Young Schwartz. He was an Airman First Class...

  • JoAnn Hairston

    November 4, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    JoAnn Hairston, 59, of Roswell, NM passed away peacefully at home on November 1, 2016. A viewing for immediate family members will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at...