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  • Anita Lee Draper

    December 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita Lee Draper Geurin, known to most as Lee, passed peacefully in Roswell, New Mexico, surrounded by her children, her husband and people who loved her, on Thursday, December 17, 2015. She was born in Mesquite, Texas, and named after her father, Grady Lee...

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    Lost human remains found and returned

    December 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christmas is a lot happier now for a Roswell family who were devastated after the remains of two of their relatives disappeared. The remains of Donna Lee and Daniel Patrick Harry Garcia, which were reported stolen after the break-in of a storage unit on South...

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    Public invited to view Master Plan draft

    December 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The City of Roswell is seeking public comment and input regarding the development of the city’s new Master Plan as the initial draft nears its final stages. “Putting together an updated Master Plan is truly an effort that involves the entire community, as...

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    Fire destroys car

    December 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This Nissan Altima was fully engulfed in flames within 10 minutes of smoke observed coming out from under the hood. The car fire occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday about 20 miles north of Roswell on U.S. 285. Firefighters were unable to save the vehicle, but...

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    Operation Deliver Hope brings Christmas to Roswell families

    December 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Santa Claus and employees of the U.S. Postal Service teamed up to make Christmas a little brighter for some Roswell families. Employees and family members of the local USPS banded together to donate food and gifts for Operation Deliver Hope. Some employees...

  • Dear Editor: Police are cool

    December 24, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We hear all the bad things the police do. I would like you to know that one of the Roswell police officers was passing by All Saints Catholic School. He pulled into the parking lot, got out of his patrol car and started playing catch football with the older...

  • Raymond “Babbo” Guajaca Anaya

    December 24, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 6 p.m., Sunday, December 27, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Raymond “Babbo” Guajaca Anaya, 64, who passed away Monday, December 21, 2015, in Roswell. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, December 28,...

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    Skiing prodigy navigates slopes like a ‘billy goat’

    December 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — Eliza Donahue was only 13 when she followed her ski-racing coach off a 5-foot-tall rock on one of the towering mountain slopes in Taos. “It was way bigger than I thought it was going to be. But I landed fine,” said the Santa Fe teen,...

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    Zoo animals deck the halls, get gifts

    December 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Bobcats were among the animals getting early Christmas gifts at the Spring River Park & Zoo Wednesday. While one staff member kept the big cats busy at one end of the cage with a treat, several others tossed in their real treat — stuffed toys...

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    Family pleads for return of remains

    December 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell family is devastated tonight after their storage unit located on the 3000 block of South Main Street was broken into over the weekend and the remains of two relatives were stolen. Anthony Garcia said the family had been saving up to release the...

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