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  • Thomas B. Edgett March 30, 1941 – April 27, 2016

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Thomas B. Edgett, 75, passed away on April 27, 2016 after a heroic struggle with cancer. Tom was born to Luther Trueman and Mary Bonner Edgett on March 30, 1941 in Maiden, Massachusetts. He grew up in Woburn, Massachusetts, and graduated from Wobum High...

  • Georgia Ruth Kelly

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Georgia was born May 11, 1920, in Belen, New Mexico. She was the fourth of four children born to James E. and Lottie (Lovell) Emond. She crossed from this earth on April 27, 2016. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 10 a.m. at South Park...

  • Generic---Crime---Neighborhood---Watch

    Identity theft seems to be an endless topic nowadays

    April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Identity theft, as we think of it, is a relatively new scourge on society that occurs when a criminal illegally uses someone else’s personal information to get access to money or credit. It could probably be a weekly topic for my column. The continual...

  • Batista may be gone but still has support

    April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to personally thank Mr. Dominic Batista, founding member and former vice president of Way Way Off Broadway (WWOB) for openly criticizing the recent decision of ENMU-R to no longer support an in-house theater program, #Supportyourlocaltheaters....

  • Citizens should fight for pool to stay open

    April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    For 80 years the people of Roswell have deemed it beneficial to have a public pool for residents to use and enjoy. After 80 years our City Council and mayor have deemed it necessary to close the Cahoon pool. The reason: cost of maintenance. On the face of it,...

  • Argue with sources, not letter writer

    April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to Jessica Gelay’s letter to the editor stating “Cannabis letter filled with Misinformation,” I submit the following sites for her to send letters to informing them that the information they supplied that was used in my previous letter was...

  • 2005 police shooting produced few heroes

    April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Nearly 4,000 days have come and gone since Sept. 4, 2005, when a group of New Orleans police pulled onto the Danziger Bridge in a commandeered rental truck to investigate reports that an officer was under fire in the...

  • A friendly wager, or why you should vote

    April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There is a special magic in the number 18; after all, with someone’s 18th birthday come freedoms and responsibilities beyond a teenager’s reckoning. The full-fledged driver’s license, the ability to vote, taxes — so many amazing things await us...

  • Generic---Schools

    Proposed truancy ordinance moves forward

    April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Councilor Oropesa says educational neglect law would punish parents A city committee voted to allow further consideration of a proposal initiated by Mayor Dennis Kintigh to hold adults criminally responsible for young students who habitually miss school....

  • time for kids

    Making time for the kids

    April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    One of the many unique clocks at the Make Time for Kids benefit auction for the Chaves County CASA Program sits on display at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave., Friday. The annual event had its start at Taylor Orthodontics and now includes other artwork and...