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    Bake sale to benefit scholarship fund

    August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bake sale will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday near the Farmers Market along Hobbs Street by Life Purpose Karate, with proceeds going to the school scholarship fund at Grace Community Church. Scott Rose of Life Purpose Karate said the sale will continue until sold...

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    Local briefs 8-18-16

    August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Small Business Lunch and Learn WESST of Roswell will host a Small Business Lunch and Learn, called the Cycle of the Sale, from noon to 1 p.m. today. The presenter will be Zack Wright, who has worked in residential direct sales for seven years, and taught...

  • Man given third citation for criminal trespass

    August 17, 2016 • 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...

  • Johnny D. Durham

    August 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Johnny D. Durham, 81, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at his home in Ruidoso, NM surrounded by his family. Johnny fought long and hard in his battle with Parkinson’s. Johnny was born and raised in Roswell, NM. By the time he was 19, he owned a used...

  • Robert Leroy Baldwin Jr.

    August 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert Leroy Baldwin Jr., 71, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016. He was born on February 1, 1945, to Robert Leroy Baldwin Sr., and Nina Mae Sylvis Baldwin in Lake City, MN. Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army and Air National...

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    Planetarium now offering regularly-scheduled programs

    August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Visitors getting ready to enjoy one of the sold-out laser light shows offered during last month’s UFO Festival. (Submitted Photo) Sara Woodbury Curator of Collections and Jeremy Howe Planetarium Coordinator Opened in 1969, the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium...

  • Emphasis shouldn’t be on ‘Christendom’

    August 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Is Ryan Reynolds (Pastor Musings) trying to convince Jews that the behavior of just a few should not reflect on true Christianity? He’s right that the many, many religions that overwhelmingly helped Hitler definitely did not represent Christianity in any...

  • Why we hate to love Trump

    August 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    We are all fascinated by Donald Trump, whether we love him or hate him. Every hour of every day someone is talking about Trump on TV or the radio. My personal assessment is that no one understands why he does what he does or says what he says. There wasn’t...

  • The darker side of online chat

    August 17, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    If you own a smartphone, chances are you’ve discovered the convenience of sending a text or messaging in real-time with a friend or co-worker. It’s faster than sending an email back and forth, and less intrusive than a phone call if you think the other...

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    Blue Cross Blue Shield helps bring supplies to children

    August 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As part of an employee-driven initiative called Operation Back to School, employees with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Southeast New Mexico on Tuesday delivered school supplies to two elementary schools in Roswell, Missouri Avenue and Nancy Lopez. Pictured are...