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    Legislation filed to close loophole in state’s child porn law

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    State Reps. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R – Bernalillo) and Javier Martinez (D – Bernalillo) on Friday filed legislation supported by Attorney General Hector Balderas to close New Mexico’s child pornography loophole. In New Mexico, defendants who possess...


    Valentine’s Day dreams come true

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Who would think you could celebrate Valentine’s Day at a car dealership? On Saturday, the showroom at Roswell Hyundai was full of anxious customers and their valentines hoping to win this month’s prizes, which included a $75 gift certificate from the...


    Roswell leaders meet governor in ‘big room’

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Leadership Class of 2015 had the privilege earlier this month of meeting with Gov. Susana Martinez, front row, second from right, in the governor’s cabinet room at the Roundhouse. Very few members of the general public have been inside the...

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    Learn about lobbying during Republican Women luncheon

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The public is invited to attend the Valentine Luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women, which will be held at noon Wednesday at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The topic will be “Lobbying in Santa Fe” with former lobbyists Sharon...

  • Dorothy Dell Denton Glover

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A visitation will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. at LaGrone Funeral Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 for Dorothy Dell Denton Glover, 95, of Roswell, who passed away on Feb. 10, 2015. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at the Country Club...

  • Wanda Sue Parker

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wanda Sue Parker passed away Feb. 9 at an Albuquerque hospital. She was born Dec. 20, 1946 in Hagerman to Pete and Helen Franklin. She was preceded in death by her father. She is survived by her mother Helen Franklin in Artesia; her daughter, Tammy and her...

  • Gretchen Ruth Weibert

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gretchen Ruth Weibert, 65, passed away in the presence of loved ones at her son’s house in Madison, MS on Feb. 9, 2015 after a 12-year battle with ovarian cancer. Born Aug. 24, 1949 in Roswell to Bayard and Dannie Weibert. Gretchen graduated from Goddard...

  • Joe Head

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita & Joe Head “Together Again” Joe Head passed away Jan. 31, 2015, and went to join his beloved wife, Anita, who passed away Dec. 26, 2008. He requested no services be held, and his body was cremated and his ashes placed by the side of Anita in the...

  • Anita Acosta Meraz

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita Acosta Meraz passed away on Feb. 11, 2015. She was born on Sept. 28, 1934 in Loving, NM, to Felipe and Marianna Lara Acosta. Anita was married to Adan Soto Meraz for 40 years. Anita spent many years before she retired, working at Mission Arch Care...

  • Gertrude M. Rogers

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gertie died on Feb. 7, 2015, at the age of almost 94. At her request, no services will be held. If you want to help celebrate her life, have a drink. Her favorite libation was a margarita, and she loved lobster. Gertie is survived by her only child, Gary Ray,...