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  • Cigarettes stolen

    January 16, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Meth defendant gets 5-year sentence

    January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell woman allegedly found last summer with 34 grams of methamphetamine has been sentenced to five years in prison following her Aug. 26 bench trial in Roswell. Melanie Kerwick, 33, was sentenced Jan. 9 by 5th Judicial District Judge Freddie Romero....

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 15-16

    January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 15 • At 8:46 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East College Boulevard and North Atkinson Avenue. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, One Horse Road. • At 9:35 a.m., medical...

  • Sonny Wiginton

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sonny Wiginton, 74, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away in his home on Jan. 16, 2015, at 12:20 a.m. He was born in Altus, OK, on Nov. 25, 1940, to Delbert and Elizabeth Wiginton. Sonny was married to Terri Wiginton for 53 years who survives him at the family...

  • Hugh Wiley Puckett

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Hugh Wiley Puckett, 96, of Roswell, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2015 after a brief illness. He was born July 11, 1918 in Englewood, New Jersery to Hugh Wiley and Mary Dimmit Puckett. The Puckett family home was in Leonia, New Jersey and he began his...

  • Don Miller

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    June 2, 1920-January 16, 2015 FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at Paramount Baptist Church with Rev. Lance Herrington officiating. BURIAL: 10 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at Memorial Park Cemetery. VISITATION: 4-6 p.m. Sunday, January 18,...

  • Dear Editor: 1-17-15

    January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I have followed the news reports of terrorism for more than 50 years. My first recollections were the acts of Yasser Arafat until the most recent in France and Africa. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced, murdered, kidnapped or assassinated...

  • Laura M. Riddle

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Laura M. Riddle, 44, of Roswell, will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Burial is to follow at South Park Cemetery. Laura passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015, surrounded by her family...

  • Dear Editor: 1-16-15

    January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, January is Sunrise Optimist Club’s membership drive time. We are looking for those in our community who want to make Roswell a better place for the youth. The following article explains what Optimism and the Sunrise Optimist Club is all about....

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    Former RDR reporter to work for State Land Office

    January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    McLaughlin   Jill McLaughlin, former political reporter at the Roswell Daily Record, will now serve as assistant for communications for the New Mexico State Land Office. Commissioner Aubrey Dunn made the announcement of McLaughlin’s appointed...