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    City Council to meet at museum

    February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The City Council will hold its regular meeting Thursday night, Feb. 12, at the Bassett Auditorium in the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 100 W. 11th St. This is a change in location for this meeting. The City Council normally meets in Council Chambers at...

  • Dear Editor: 2-11-15

    February 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, On Feb. 8 another front-page article was written and printed on an alleged impropriety that occurred at Mesa Middle School. Unfortunately, due to privacy laws I cannot discuss student matters. But I would like to address a few things that are...

  • Joy Hunt

    February 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Private services will be held at a later date for Joy Hunt, age 82, of Roswell, who passed away on February 7, 2015. Interment will be at White Oaks, NM, beside her late husband. Joy was born January 16, 1933 to West Rufus and Viola Lee Rathbone, in Del Rio,...

  • Charles Ray “Chick” Murphy

    February 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charles Ray “Chick” Murphy passed away January 27, 2015 suddenly after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held Friday, February 13, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Grace Community Church. Interment will be at Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, Iowa Chick was...


    It’s fun to be a bookworm

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Katy Vaz, a second-grade teacher at East Grand Plains Elementary School, facilitates a discussion during the fourth- and fifth-grade book club, which is an after-school program held every Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the school. The purpose of the program is to...

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    Shriners, IHOP raise money for Shriners Hospital

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    IHOP Restaurant in Roswell will give a short stack of pancakes free to customers from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on March 3. In lieu of paying for the pancakes, patrons are asked to make a contribution to Shriners Children’s Hospitals. This event is held annually to...


    CASA gets boost from Sam’s Club

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sam’s Club of Roswell donated $10,000 to CASA Kids. Kneeling are Amanda Lueras, left, Chaves County Courthouse dog handler, with Moose, one of two CASA dogs, and Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, CASA executive director. Also pictured are, in no particular order,...

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 6-9

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 6 • At 9:13 a.m., medical call, 1400 block of Taylor Drive. • At 9:45 a.m., medical call, E Street. • At 9:57 a.m., medical call, 2003 block of East 19th Street....

  • Flat screen TV stolen Sunday

    February 9, 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 proven...

  • Eunice Dorthy Wright

    February 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    No services will be held for Eunice Dorthy Wright, of Roswell, who passed away on February 6, 2015, at the age of 93. She had a full and happy life and was ready for her heavenly home. Interment will be held at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Dorthy was born on...