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    Back in the trenches

    April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The veterans buried at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery at South Park Cemetery probably thought they had seen the last of the trenches and sandbags when they left milItary service. Now a trench, lined with sandbags, as pictured above,...

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    Getting ready for the big leagues

    April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Goddard High School band hosted a concert Tuesday night with the bands from Berrendo Middle School and Sierra Middle School. The concert was hosted so that Goddard High School band members could receive feedback from directors on what they need to work on...

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    Artesia man admits to big meth find

    April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An Artesia man found with over 4 pounds of methamphetamine pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges. Martin O. Madrid, 25, pleaded guilty to a felony information charging him with possession of...


    Peachtree celebrates sale

    April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

     A ribbon cutting was held Friday to celebrate the purchase of Peachtree Village Retirement Community by Compass Senior Living. A proclamation was read by Mayor Dennis Kintigh. About 300 people turned out for the event. Compass also owns retirement...

  • Tools stolen from two trucks on same day

    April 17, 2015 • 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...

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    RFD Call Log — April 15-16

    April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:    April 15 • At 8:22 a.m., medical call, 1500 block of North Washington Avenue. • At 9:14 a.m., medical call, 2600 block of North Kentucky Avenue. • At 9:19 a.m., fire...

  • Dear Editor: 4-17-15

    April 17, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I have said this before and sometimes I just feel it needs to be said again. This is in response to the letter from Russell A. Scott, regarding businesses being forced to serve homosexuals and his disdain for homosexuals. First of all Mr. Scott,...

  • Maria Carmen Knudsen

    April 17, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services for Maria Carmen Knudsen, 79, of Roswell, NM, who passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Paul Juniet of St. Peter’s Catholic Church officiating....

  • Dear Editor: 4-16-15

    April 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, The definition of genocide is the systematic killing of a certain people because of their ethnicity, religion or nationality. The Holocaust is such an example. The Holocaust was the systematic murder of six million Jews, Gypsies, Poles (Polish...

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    Paw Prints

    April 16, 2015 • VistasComments (0)

    This 2-year-old male Chihuahua cross is very sweet and loving. If you are interested in providing a home for this cute guy, please come and visit him at the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St., Roswell, or call 622-8950 for more information....