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    Maintenance will

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Road maintenance will close several roads in Roswell next week, according to a news release from the city engineer’s office. On Monday, West Country Club Road will be closed from Sycamore Avenue to Montana Avenue. On Tuesday, North Montana Avenue will be...

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    Police seek info on burglar

    September 27, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who burglarized the Diamond Shamrock in the 800 block of West Second Street early Wednesday. (Submitted)   The arrest records available in the police blotter are public...

  • Francisco Barrera

    September 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Francisco Barrera, 79, of Roswell, passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

  • Dear Editor: 9-27-14

    September 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, In reference to Mayor Kintigh’s letter in today’s (paper), Sept. 23, 2014, at last a voice of reason regarding our Police Department and the militarization of law enforcement of our area’s law enforcement in general. While he brought up...

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    Brake failure causes commercial vehicle to overturn at WIPP

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A commercial vehicle wreck with injuries occurred Monday at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, approximately 26 miles near Carlsbad. The driver, Ernesto Ramos, 39, of El Paso, Texas, was transported to the Carlsbad Medical Center with non-life threatening...

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    First flu case of season reported in New Mexico

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday the first laboratory-confirmed influenza case of the season in a 94-year-old man from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized. Last year, the first case of influenza was also reported in...

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    Hiring event for older workers

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department is hosting a workshop for older people seeking employment titled “Hire the Unencumbered Older Worker: Legal Issues for Seniors.” The event will be held today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Roswell Adult...

  • Dear Editor: 9-26-14

    September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Much has been written lately about recent events in Gaza and in Israel. No intelligent, sensitive person wants to see anyone suffer and needlessly killed, especially children. Why is the Arab hatred of the Jews so relentless? They had to be...

  • Dear Editor: 9-25-14

    September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, In 1942, I spent five months in Palestine with the U.S. Air Force. We were stationed 9 miles out of Nazareth in the Plain of Esdraelon ,or the biblical Armageddon. In the time I had off, I spent it studying the Holy Lands and their people....

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    Open house shares sobering statistics

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Harvest Ministries Executive Director Mark Green with volunteers Martha Gonzales, Ricky Byrd, Mike Mullennix, Elijah Cooeyate, Elva Barron and Dale Rice. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   An open house was held Wednesday at the Harvest Ministries...