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  • John William Bompart

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John William Bompart passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the age of 86 at the Veterans home in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. John was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1929 and joined the Army in 1946 and served as an MP during the Korean...

  • Cecilia Barraza Hadsall

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cecilia Barraza Hadsall entered into rest at the age of 53 on Thursday, July 9, 2015. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on July 12, 1961 to Jesus Barraza Oropeza and Delfina Rodriquez Barraza. Cecilia moved to Victoria from Roswell, New Mexico, 17 years ago....

  • Adan Barreras

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary was recited at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015, for Adan Barreras, 94, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel, with a Mass of the Resurrection at 12 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and burial at South Park Cemetery with Deacon...

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    4-H & FFA Horse Show gallops into town

    July 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fayth Lynch, 11, takes a practice walk with her horse, Easy, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parking lot before competing in the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Horse Show in the Bob Crosby Arena Saturday. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...

  • Robert Joseph Leonard

    July 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A reception celebrating Robert “Joe” Leonard’s life will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave., Roswell, New Mexico. A private family graveside service will be held later this summer....

  • Wendell A. Lovelis

    July 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” Wendell A. Lovelis, age 71, of Artesia, finally went to join his Lord and Savior on July 17, 2015. Wendell was born to William and Allie Lovelis on May 19, 1944 in Ada,...

  • Clifford Lemone Rhodes

    July 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled at 1 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Clifford Lemone Rhodes, 71, of Roswell, NM. Burial will follow at Hagerman Cemetery, Hagerman, NM, with Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church officiating....

  • Adan Barreras

    July 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015, for Adan Barreras, 94, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel with a Mass of the Resurrection scheduled for 12 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and burial to follow at South Park...

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    Municipal Court closed next week

    July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Municipal Court will be closed starting Tuesday, July 21, through Friday, July 24, for the annual court conference. The court will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at 8 a.m. to the public and will resume regular hours. Failure...

  • Governor may be hitting her stride finally

    July 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Earlier this year I wrote about Gov. Susana Martinez’s tenuous legacy, saying that, after a little more than four years in office, she has little of consequence to tout as a lasting accomplishment. Now, I’m thinking she may have found it in tourism. And...