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  • Krista I. Knoll

    December 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The family of our beloved Krista I. Knoll, 40, sadly share the news of her passing on December 6, 2016. Krista was born on September 20, 1976, in Ft. Polk, Louisiana, to Richard Lee and Karen Lana Turner Little. Krista married the love of her life, Glynn...

  • Ruth Josephine Lambert Berg

    December 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ruth Josephine Lambert Berg died peacefully at age 101 with family at her side. She was a resident of Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell, NM. Ruth was born in Chicago, IL June 22, 1915, to Dr. Joseph S. Lambert and Emilie B. Lambert. “Ruthie” was the...

  • Fidel Ricardo Alarcon

    December 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Fidel Ricardo Alarcon, 30, of Roswell, New Mexico. Born on November 25, 1986, and passed away on December 9, 2016. Fidel was born in Las Vegas, NM. He graduated from Roswell High School in 2005. He worked on and off for years at North Sonic in Roswell, which...

  • Enjoy holidays with your family while they’re here

    December 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The first time I went through the holidays without my mother, it was as if I was living someone else’s life. Every Christmas, my mother had been there, making food and opening the homemade gifts that I had made for her. I could always count on her being...

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    NMMI hosts holiday party for Big Brothers Big Sisters

    December 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Little Sister Jacklynn with Big Sister Donna at the bowling alley. (Submitted Photo) Below: Little Sister Gabriella and Big Sister Angelica having fun. (Submitted Photo) The First Sergeants of New Mexico Military Institute recently hosted a holiday...

  • City should hire dedicated inspector

    December 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The city officials are going to ask us to approve millions of dollars to build a recreational facility to replace Yucca and Cahoon Park Pool. Many agree that the youth need to have a safe environment in which to focus their energy. I urge citizens to consider...

  • Child welfare system needs a big fix

    December 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am pleased that your article, “ENMU-R students give up Saturdays to volunteer,” recognized the public service of the ENMU-R interpersonal communications class and that my lovely youngest granddaughter was pictured front and center in the group. I am...

  • ‘Safe spaces’ hurt ability to deal with real world

    December 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    You can’t say that; it’s offensive.’’ Does this statement sound familiar to you? Lately, this and other similar expressions have made their way into the vocabularies of many of this generation’s youth; particularly, into the vocabularies of those...

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    Roswell shows off its Christmas flair

    December 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: A vintage fire truck is adorned in lights in front of this home at 6 Sierra Blanca Drive in Roswell. Numerous neighborhoods in Roswell have come to life in holiday decorations less than two weeks before Christmas. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) Below: This...

  • MostWanted-New

    Woman wanted for allegedly stabbing another woman in head

    December 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Alvarado Manuelita N. Alvarado, also known as Nellie Najar, Tia Najar, and Manuelita Najar, is listed as one of Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Alvarado, 55, is described as five feet, five inches tall and weighing 130...