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  • The GOP’s cynical strategy with minority voters

    June 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The face of America is changing very rapidly, and Republicans are reacting with a cynical and insidious attempt to hold back the future. The percentage of white voters continues to drop every election cycle, while the strength of nonwhites rises steadily. As...

  • George C. Butz “Corky”

    June 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    George C. Butz “Corky,” 87, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 on his 87th birthday with his loving family by his side. He was born in Auburn, the son of George J. and Louise (Guzik) Butz. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the United States Navy and...

  • Rosalia A. Gonzales

    June 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rosalia A. (Rosie) Gonzales passed away surrounded by her family at Kindred Hospital in Peoria, AZ on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the age of 80. Rosie is preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester G. Gonzales Sr., mother Julianita Maldonado Bachicha, father...

  • Robert D. “Bob” Craig

    June 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Robert D. “Bob” Craig, age 83, who passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online...

  • Jeremy Lane Deason

    June 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    November 16, 1982 ~ June 20, 2016 Jeremy Lane Deason, loving family member and loyal friend, was born in Roswell on November 16, 1982 and deceased from a motor vehicle accident on June 20, 2016. Jeremy was 33 years young with a lifetime of living already...

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    Potential consultant chosen to study former municipal airport site

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city intends to hire a consulting firm to study possible commercial and residential uses for vacant land on the northwest side of the city that once was the municipal airport site. The city has received $50,000 from the New Mexico Finance Authority for an...

  • Recent DWI arrest

    June 22, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Salvation Army teams up with Westlake Ace Hardware for fan drive

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Temperatures are on the rise, and The Salvation Army needs help restocking its supply of fans to help those in need beat the heat this summer. A monetary donation can be made toward fans at all area Westlake Ace Hardware locations nationwide, including the...

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    Home invasion suspect at large

    June 22, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Police were searching for a home invasion suspect late Wednesday night who reportedly forced his way into a north Roswell home and bound an 83-year-old woman with duct tape. Roswell police said the man also stole cash and jewelry from the woman, who suffered...

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    Park art coming together

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kendra Barnett with George’s Carpet and Tile begins installing on Tuesday hundreds of handmade tiles at Reischman Park on North Main Street. The tiles were created by hundreds of Roswell residents. Almost all of the work now done on the city park is funded...