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    Parks wins reserve champion

    July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Reserve Champion Meat Pens winner is Haylie Parks. Haylie, 9, was competing for the first time, and on Monday, she showed three rabbits — Elvis, Chipmunk and Rose. Haylie is a member of the 4-H at Del Norte Elementary School and she has been in 4-H for...


    Vaz and Walker show off

    July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Reserve Champion winner Brennan Vaz and Grand Champion winner of market swine Zoe Walker show their awards on Tuesday. Vaz, 15, is a sophomore at Roswell High, while Walker, 15, is a sophomore at Goddard High. Vaz said he became involved with FFA his freshman...

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    2014 County 4-H & FFA Fair Rabbit Show Results

    July 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off


  • Leonilda Gonzales Martinez

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Leonilda Gonzales Martinez of Artesia, New Mexico. Mrs. Martinez, 76, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home. Fr. Martin Cornejo O.F.M. will officiate at the...

  • Manuel M. Bautista

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Manuel M. Bautista, 96, of Roswell, NM will be recited at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A Mass to follow at 11 a.m. at St. John’s with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Burial will be at South Park Cemetery...


    Back to school

    July 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Photo Harold Sanchez, left, and Johnny Gonzales sort school supplies on Monday, preparing for the Community Volunteer Program School Supplies Giveaway, which will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Roswell Elks Lodge. Gonzales is collecting...

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    Sunday fun day

    July 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Submitted Photos W.I.N.G.S. for Life held its annual Back to School Party on Sunday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, providing three hours of fun and food along with backpacks filled with school supplies to children. Roswell Sertoma Club, Molina...

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    Golfing to feed others­­

    July 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Submitted Photo The Salvation Army’s Annual Golf Tournament kicked off on Saturday at NMMI. Tournament proceeds from golfers and hole sponsors will help feed over 3,000 people this month in Chaves County alone. Annually, the Food Bank must raise over...


    Eddy County officer honored in San Antonio

    July 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staff Report An Eddy County Sheriff’s Office sergeant was honored in San Antonio last week. Eddy County Sheriff Scott London and Sgt. Jacob Jaquez traveled to San Antonio to attend an awards ceremony where several of San Antonio Police Department’s...

  • ­Driver arrested after driving on wrong side of road early Saturday

    July 29, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a man for driving down the wrong side of Main Street early Saturday morning. Officers observed a black Dodge Ram pickup truck heading north in the southbound lane of North Main Street at about 2:40 a.m. Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, of...