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    Snyder maintains 12-vote lead in sheriff’s race

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patrick Barncastle watches the election results Tuesday during his campaign’s watch party at the Holiday Inn. Barncastle and J. Britt Snyder were running neck and neck throughout the night with Snyder ultimately taking a 12-vote lead after all 55 precincts...

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    Townsend wins state rep GOP primary

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Republican James Townsend easily defeated fellow Republican Pam Richardson Tuesday for the GOP nomination for the District 54 seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives. District-wide, Townsend received 900 votes, or 70.4 percent of ballots cast, while...

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    Man arrested in hit-and-run; 2 children injured

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a man after he allegedly was involved in a hit-and-run vehicle accident that sent two children to the hospital. Officers were dispatched to the area of South Atkinson Street and East McGaffey Street in response to a hit-and-run...

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    Sweet makes Dean’s List

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sweet   Tarrah Sweet, of Roswell, has been named to the Dean’s List at Missouri Valley College. The requirements for the Dean’s List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average; at least 12 graded hours for the semester and no “D,” “F,” or...

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    High school, middle school musicians invited to participate in band camps

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell and the Roswell Recreation Department are sponsoring a high school and middle school band camp beginning Wednesday, June 25, and ending Thursday, July 4, with a concert at the city fireworks display. Both groups will...

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    Habitat for Humanity selected as Rotary’s golf charity

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Habitat for Humanity board members Jim McDevitt, left, and John Grogan work on a Habitat home currently under construction at 1104 E. Beech St. (Courtesy Photo)   Roswell Habitat for Humanity has been named the primary beneficiary of the 2014...

  • Eileen L. Reifsteck

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Eileen L. Reifsteck, age 89, of Roswell, who passed away on June 3, 2014. A complete announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Condolences can be made online at...

  • Mary Ruth Santana

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Mary Ruth Santana, 66, of Roswell will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, June 6, 2014 at Church on the Move. Mary Ruth passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014. Mary Ruth was born July 24, 1947, to Joe Sanchez and Georgia Sanchez in Roswell, NM. She...

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    Sheriff’s race uncertain; leans toward Snyder

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers hugs his wife, Mary, after hearing he has won his election, defeating challenger Bobby Arnett 650 to 552 votes in Tuesday’s Primary Election. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Rogers retains in judge race The race for Chaves County...

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    Historic library on the auction block

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s former Carnegie Library will be sold at an auction on Friday. The library closed in 1978 when the new, larger library opened at Fourth Street and North Pennsylania Avenue. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   By DJ Porter Have you noticed the curved...