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    ENMU-R respiratory therapy program gets awarded for excellence

    July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mavis Williams, left, and Gina Buldra accept the award. (Submitted Photo)   The Respiratory Therapy Program at ENMU-Roswell has been recognized for excellence by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The program recently received...

  • Nail gun, stereo reportedly taken

    July 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...

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    Project to re-surface U.S. 285 begins

    July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two will be resurfacing approximately two miles of US 70/285, just north of Pine Lodge Road in Chaves County. The work began June 13 and is expected to be completed in January 2016. Additional work...

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    RFD Call Log — July 14

    July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following date. Medical calls are excluded. July 14 • At 2:26 p.m., grass fire, West Ninth Street and North Montana Avenue. • At 3:21 p.m., fire alarm, 200 block of East Chisum Street....


    Rotary Club installs new president

    July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lt. Gov. Sheryl L. Saavedra, pictured far right, and Asst. Gov. Diedre Duvall, not pictured, installed Roswell Pecos Valley Rotary Club’s 2015-16 president, Joseph Brady, and the incoming board of directors at a recent lunch meeting. The club also honored...

  • Dear Editor: Truck owner satisfied with service

    July 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Recently I received a notice from Chrysler informing me of two recalls on my 2005 Dodge 1500 series pickup. I called Tate Branch Dodge Jeep dealership in Artesia, the service department was very knowledgeable with regards to my problem. The notice that I...

  • Fidencio Villalobos

    July 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Fidencio Villalobos, 87, passed away on July 13, 2015.  He was born on June 28, 1928, in El Tule, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was married for 60 years to Elena Villalobos until her passing in 2014. Favorite pastimes of his were spending time outdoors and...

  • Welton Hood

    July 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Welton Hood, 84 years old,  passed away on July 10, 2015. Welton was a resident of Tulsa, OK, was born December 23, 1930, in Roswell, NM. He is survived by his wife Mary Reese Hood, two brothers, Arvel Hood, and Wayne Hood of Roswell. Welton was preceded in...

  • Barrie K. Pfeiffer

    July 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On June 27, 2015, Barrie went to be with her heavenly father. She was born in Roswell on November 26, 1964. She is proceeded in death by her parents, Erwin and Evelyn Staeden, her beloved father-in-law Gail Pfeiffer. Her grandparents Wilson and Ruby Wheeler,...

  • Celeste Angelica Graven

    July 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Celeste Angelica Graven was born on Nov. 2, 1926, in Roswell, New Mexico, to Joseph and Rebecca Varela. She died July 7, 2015, at Loma Linda Hospital in California. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Arthur Graven and sons David and James Graven...