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    USDA Rural Development to hold several events in region

    January 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner will participate in several events in southeastern New Mexico on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the funding of various projects made possible by his agency and to let the public know about the various...

  • Jimmy Bradley Eaton

    January 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jimmy Bradley Eaton passed away on January 18, 2015, at the Texhoma Christian Care Center in Wichita Falls, Texas. Jimmy was born October 16, 1932, in Roswell, New Mexico to Harold and Lena Mae Crawford Eaton at their Berrendo homestead. He served in the...

  • Jeanne Bickley Zacharias

    January 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jeanne Bickley Zacharias passed away on January 20, 2015, in Roswell, NM. Private services will be held at South Park Cemetery. Rev. Kent Leydens will be officiating. Jeanne was born to James McDonald Bickley and Ola Elizabeth Riddle Bickley on October 8,...

  • Dianna Fay Zamora

    January 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Dianna Fay Zamora, 63, of Roswell, NM at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. She passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015. [/auth...

  • Veva O. Byrd

    January 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Veva O. Byrd, 91, passed away on Jan 16, 2015, in Roswell. She was born on the family farm on May 22, 1923, near Nebo, IL. She was the second of five children of WA and Dosia Olive (Angelo) Benz. She married Marvin L. Byrd on Dec 13, 1943, while Marvin was...

  • Dear Editor: 1-20-15

    January 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Editor’s note: The writer of the first letter is using satire to make his point. Also, the newspaper would like to point out that opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the author and not the newspaper.   Dear editor, I would never...

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    Rally at Pioneer Plaza honors MLK’s legacy

    January 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Rev. Landjur Abukusumo, founder of Blackdom Memorial Gardens Inc., addresses the crowd of nearly 400 people gathered at Pioneer Plaza for a Martin Luther King Day celebration Monday. The event marks the fourth year that it has been sponsored by Church...

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    Hospital auxiliary group awards college scholarships

    January 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Auxiliary awarded scholarships totaling $20,000 to the following students for the spring 2015 semester: Cara Alsafi, Merysa Avitia, Jeanette Baker, Lauren Bullock, Leann Bullock, Casey Carroll, Sandra Determan, Ryan DeFranco,...

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    Eastern NM Medical Center included on Medicare list

    January 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Medicare is penalizing 11 New Mexico hospitals, including Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, for allegedly having high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients, known as “hospital-acquired conditions.” Medicare is penalizing a total...

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 16-19

    January 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 16 • At 7:38 a.m., medical call, 6000 block of Bar L Street. • At 2:02 p.m., fire alarm, 200 block of North Main Street. • At 2:03 p.m., motor vehicle accident,...