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  • Jonathan Anthony Lopez

    January 26, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 27, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Jonathan Anthony Lopez of Artesia, New Mexico. Mass will follow at 2 p.m. Jonathan, 22, died on Friday, January 20, 2017 in Artesia. Fr. Martin Cornejo will...

  • Campus-life activities help freshmen fit in

    January 26, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    The first semester of college is seen by most students as the most stressful semester they have ever had. With the added work and stress load, the transition to college can be hard for some students, which is why retention rates are so low. Students tend to...

  • Making the school board great again

    January 26, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Three steps to make your school board great again. 1. Don’t vote for candidates who were former school administrators, for they are the problem. Edu-crats advance by the suppression of teacher innovation, and they despise boat rockers. With the exception of...

  • First step to get involved is to vote

    January 26, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As you know, the school board election takes place Feb. 7. I have talked to quite a few people who live outside the city limits. Some do not know that they are eligible to vote in school board elections. Districts and boundaries for city elections and school...

  • Mental illness and loving your neighbor

    January 26, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Why do good people suffer and die was one of my father’s last questions, knowing that he wouldn’t accept any of the church’s answers. I asked him why Jesus suffered and died. He said he didn’t know. How you answer the question, I asked, will reveal...

  • ‘Antifas’ group has its day of violence

    January 26, 2017 • EditorialComments (1)

    Oh, how I have longed for the day that President Barack Obama would finally leave office. The beginning of the Trump presidency to me has been rather surreal, with how rapidly the government has been changing. Donald Trump has already taken executive action...

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    Art classes at The Gallery at Main Street Arts

    January 26, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Ongoing throughout February The Gallery at Main Street Arts, 223 N. Main St., is offering various classes and activities throughout the month. Ever Friday is Barbara Posuniak watercolor class for $25. For more information, call 575-625-5263 or...

  • WingsForLife

    ‘Buzzed’ goggles provide a different view

    January 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Diane Taylor, DWI prevention specialist for Chaves County, explains to those attending the Wings for LIFE (Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education) meeting, Sunday evening at Andy’s Hall that the goggles Cindy Campos is wearing replicate what it...

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    Arizona man dies in Lea County crash

    January 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An Arizona man died Tuesday in a motor vehicle crash involving two commercial vehicles on US 62/180 in Lea County. “The initial investigation indicated a CMV driven by Pedro J. Ponce-Cross, 50, of Hobbs, was traveling westbound on US 62/180 and made a...

  • Manuel “Manny” B. Martinez February 13, 1947- January 20, 2017

    January 25, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Manuel “Manny” B. Martinez, 69, of Roswell, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017. A viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the Rosary beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be...