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  • Jeremiah Ray Jaramillo

    May 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Jeremiah Ray Jaramillo, 2, of Roswell, at 10 a.m., Friday, May 23, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Ernesto Martinez officiating. He passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. Jeremiah was born January 7,...

  • Shirley Hubbard Calkins

    May 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, May 23, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Shirley Gail Calkins, 65, of Roswell, NM, who passed away on Monday May 19, 2014, in Lubbock, TX, at University Medical Center. Shirley was born on June 10, 1948, in...

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    Phelps Anderson injured in wreck

    May 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Phelps Anderson, owner of SunValley Energy Corp. in Roswell, was injured in a vehicle crash at 4:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 70 near the 297 milepost, according to the New Mexico State Police. Anderson was transported from the scene by ambulance. No...

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    Police seek help in identifying 3 robbery suspects

    May 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police are asking for the community’s help in identifying individuals involved in an armed robbery. A man was observed stealing liquor at about 7 p.m. on Friday from a grocery store on the 1100 block of South Main Street, according to police. The...

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    ENMU-Roswell Foundation names officers, welcomes board members

    May 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The ENMU-Roswell Foundation board of directors recently approved the appointment of Valory Brakeman, human resources at AerSale Inc. and Mike McLeod, regional manager — Community Service and Economic Development with Xcel Energy, as new members. The board...

  • A disservice to veterans

    May 21, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    In an age of partisan polarization, there are few issues that generate as much political unanimity as the need to care for America’s veterans. Consensus, however, can have its drawbacks. When everyone in Washington agrees on a specific goal, the lack of...

  • VAMC Medical Center

    May 21, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I empathize with those veterans who have had to wait five-plus months for an appointment at VAMC Medical Center, Albuquerque. I’ve had some of those and coupled with an approximate 400-plus round trip drive often in bad weather and poor road...

  • The upcoming magistrate judge election

    May 21, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, The upcoming magistrate judge election to be held in early June has drawn a lot of attention regarding two candidates, Honorable K.C. Rogers, the current judge, and Mr. Arnett. There is only one good choice for Roswell, and that is Judge K.C....

  • Donna Wertz

    May 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Donna Wertz, 67, who passed away at a Lubbock hospital on May 15, 2014. Wendell Wakefield will officiate with interment to follow at South Park Cemetery. Donna...

  • Peter Albert Rogers

    May 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mass of the Resurrection is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church for Peter Albert Rogers, 57, who passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Roswell. Father Josh Duplissey presiding with inurnment to...