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  • NMMI-theater

    City approves amphitheater deal – Councilor Perry raises financial concerns

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A deal approved by the Roswell City Council recently may lead to the reopening of the NMMI Amphitheater, which has been closed since 2011. The agreement calls for the Young Professionals for the Arts Collective to manage day-to-day operations of the outdoor...

  • fight like a girl

    ‘Fight like a girl’

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kimber Balok, left, and Dallye Burge show off a cake from Cakes by Marissa before the third set of the Gateway vs. Hagerman volleyball game at Gateway Christian School Tuesday night. The cake was auctioned off for $65 with the proceeds going to the Chaves...

  • NMSU enrollment decreases for fifth consecutive year

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles about enrollment decreases at NMSU. Stories reported by students of the J-427 class. LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State University has seen a decrease in enrollment this fall, but this is not a new...

  • Which candidate will win over the state in 2016? By the time New Mexico’s preferential

    October 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    By the time New Mexico’s preferential primaries roll around on June 7, some 40 other states will have already voted for their party’s candidate. That means there’s a good chance the nation’s Democrats and Republicans will have already decided who...

  • Let’s talk pot sans condemnation

    October 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    We hope you caught the report in Sunday’s paper about what neighbors around Nature’s Dairy had to say when asked about the proposed medical marijuana growing facility at the old plant. Citizens who live in the area had plenty to say about the plans to...

  • Lynda Ruth Hand

    October 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lynda Ruth Hand, 69, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Lubbock. She was born August 24, 1946, in Clovis, New Mexico, to H.B. “Fuzzy” and Dora Brown. She married Donnie Hand on July 7, 1966, in Clovis, New Mexico. Lynda loved to needlepoint, work in...

  • Sharan Kay Whitaker-Martinez

    October 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sharan Kay Whitaker-Martinez of Roswell, NM, passed away Thursday October 15, 2015, at the age of 67. She was a lifelong resident of Roswell and will be truly missed by her friends and family. Sharan was born to Norman and Christine Whitaker, both of whom...

  • Goldie Faye Ross

    October 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Goldie Ross, 89, who passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Roswell. Sharon Bailey and other family members will be officiating. Goldie was born...

  • Rains

    Severe weather headed our way

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City making sandbags available Severe thunderstorms are expected to roll into Chaves County late today, and the city of Roswell is offering sandbags to citizens to help them protect their homes and other buildings in town. One to three inches of rain is...


    Children of the corn

    October 20, 2015 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Two youngsters get lost in the corn maze at Graves Farm and Garden. The maze will be open through the rest of the month. The owners of Graves Farm have stayed true to tradition of an old-fashioned fall festival with yard games and other activities for...