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  • Election not the only thing happening in 2016

    November 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s the Sunday before Election Day as I write this, so I don’t know who won and who lost. What I do know is that it’s been quite a year — both in and out of electoral politics. It seems the election is all we’ve been talking about, but in reality a...

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    Website, app offers free language courses

    November 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Public Library is home to many sources of entertainment, but of course, it is also an institution that strives to provide educational resources, as well. Learning a language can be beneficial for your professional, personal or academic life and...

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    Recent DWI arrests for Roswell and Chaves County

    November 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (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...

  • Investigation ongoing in possible animal cruelty case

    November 7, 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...

  • Inspired by families who adopt abused kids

    November 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When we hold a broken baby in our arms, our hearts break. CASA is grateful to our corps of Volunteer Advocates for finding safe, loving adoptive homes for these precious children. November is National Adoption Month. We are inspired by the beautiful families...

  • Hold Burris to same standards

    November 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing this letter in response to the articles, “Education secretary visits Roswell” and “Superintendent to be evaluated,” as well as the letter to the editor by Flo Wells. While our state is held to the requirements of the federal Every Student...

  • Sylvia Jorene Poland

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sylvia Jorene Poland was born January 5, 1941, in Soper, Oklahoma, to Samuel and Sylvia Harbuck. She passed away November 2, 2016, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center at the age of 75. Sylvia retired as a bus driver after 40 years. She attended college and...

  • Dorothy E. Pryor

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Dorothy E. Pryor, age 76, of Dexter, NM who wanted to go go go and she did until her passing on Friday, November 4, 2016 after living a very full life. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized....

  • Lola Beck

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lola Beck, 84, former longtime resident of Roswell, went to join the Lord on July 5, 2016. Lola was born in Roswell to Pearl and Clarence Conn and raised on a ranch in Corona, NM. After graduating from Roswell High School in 1949, she started her career at...

  • Betty Jean Carlson

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Jean Carlson passed away Monday, October 24, 2016 in Marlow, Oklahoma. She was 74. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Marlow, Oklahoma. A memorial services will be held at a later...