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    Students say no to drugs

    November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sunset Elementary students marched Thursday and pledged to say no to drugs. Each year, during national Red Ribbon Week, the Chaves County DWI Prevention Program, several law agencies and other organizations come together with school districts county-wide to...

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    Municipal Judge Larry Loy to retire

    November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Municipal Court Judge Larry Loy submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday, according to a news release from Mayor Dennis Kintigh. Loy will retire as of Dec. 31. “I wish to thank Judge Loy for his decades of service to the city of Roswell in numerous...

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    Hitchhikers Beware!

    November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Grim Reaper watches for customers at 700 N. Lea Ave., Friday, as part of the decorations put out by Dave Berke, formerly of Chino Hills of Los Angeles. A Roswell resident for three years this is the second year that Berke has used the decoration. “I saw...

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    On the campaign trail

    November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Commission Democrat candidate Eloy Ortega Jr. campaigns with his horse Quince at the corner of 2nd and Main streets in Roswell Friday afternoon. “I’m just having a little bit of fun to get some attention,” Ortega said. Also...

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    Hundreds ticketed in enforcement effort

    November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police conducted hundreds of commercial vehicle inspections and issued hundreds of tickets last week in an enforcement project in southern New Mexico. State police and officers from the Motor Transportation Police Division of the New Mexico Department of...

  • Betty Fay (Shelton) Noble

    November 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    In Loving Memory of Betty Fay (Shelton) Noble, January 25th, 1952 to October 29th, 2014 Betty is preceded in death by her parents, John and Jean Noble and sister, Becky Noble. She is survived by her children, Sam and Jane Springer, Michael Noble, Tina and...

  • Angelita Chavez

    November 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Angelita Chavez, 94, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at Landsun Home in Carlsbad, New Mexico surrounded by her loved ones. Angelita was born Dec. 1, 1919 in Hondo, New Mexico to Mauro and Tonita Aldaz Sanchez who preceded her in death. Those left to...

  • Ruby Jean Hardwick

    November 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ruby Jean Hardwick, age 77, began her eternal life with the Lord and was reunited with her beloved husband Hoyt on October 30, 2014. Jean was a long time resident of Roswell. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, two sisters and her husband Hoyt...

  • Sister Jean Girzaitis

    November 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Educator, Pastoral Minister, Congregational Leader Sister Jean Girzaitis, SSC, 93, (formerly Sister M. Christopher) beloved member of the Sisters of St. Casimir for 74 years, died October 28, 2014 after a short illness. Sister Jean, a native of Chicago,...

  • Fred Freeman House

    November 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Fred was born March 26, 1932 in Bakersfield, California to Forest G. House and Helen Freeman House. He retired to Bakersfield in July 2012 with his wife, DeLoy McAfee House where he died October 15, 2014 from a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis, a major...