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  • Robert Winstel Morris, Sr.

    June 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert Winstel Morris, Sr., age 84, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016. A visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday June 29, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday at South Park Cemetery. Pastor...

  • Betty Margaret Townsley

    June 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    December 29, 1926 – June 21, 2016 Our dear Mother and Grandmother, Betty Margaret Townsley, peacefully left this life on June 21. She joins her beloved husband Robert William Townsley in Heaven, who predeceased her in 2010. In spite of many challenges,...

  • Elvira Baca Purcella

    June 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Elvira Baca Purcella, 71, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Elvira Baca Purcella was born April 16, 1945 in Roswell, NM to Eliseo Baca and Agapita Benavides, both parents, sister Bertha Padilla and son Roland Baca preceded her in death. She...

  • Edith Mae (Fields) Dallas

    June 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edith Mae (Fields) Dallas was born on June 27, 1924 and went home to be with her Lord on June 24, 2016. She was the fourth child born to Charles Thomas and Bertha Mae (Atwell) Fields in Clovis, New Mexico. She attended schools in Clovis graduating in 1942...

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    Baseball campers learn ropes from Invaders

    June 26, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Story Photo: The Invaders’ Cody Bishop and Joey Miller work with in the batting cage with camper Ashley Buck during the Roswell Invaders’ baseball camp Saturday morning at Joe Bauman Stadium. David Rocha Photos Above: A young pitcher gets in some work in...

  • Natural Gas Vent

    Validity of ‘threat map’ questioned

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Oil and gas industry reps counter risk claims made by environmental, health groups A natural gas well in North Dakota is vented. A New Mexico industry representative says that wells in New Mexico must be vented until wells are proven productive and pipeline...

  • East Bland Sidewalk

    East Bland Street sidewalks become more accessible

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Butch Hefner, Lendon York, Mayor Dennis Kintigh, City Manager Steve Polasek, Louis Miguel Valdez (Abraham Construction), City Councilor Steve Henderson, City Director of Administrative Services Jonathan Phillips and Glenda Allen (Submitted Photo)....

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    Fine Arts Camp at Grace Community Church is a success

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Grace Community Church’s Fine Arts Camp concluded Friday with a lively musical performance (Submitted Photo). Excitement was in the air this Friday as Grace Community Church prepared for the finale to their weeklong children’s Fine Arts Camp. As children...

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    Pecos Valley Baptist churches welcome new missions director

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fred and Denise MacDonald at the Missouri River in Pierre, South Dakota (Submitted Photo). The Pecos Valley Baptist Association welcomed its new director of Associational Missions, Dr. Fred MacDonald, earlier this month. MacDonald and his wife, Denise, moved...

  • Charlene Yvette Smith

    June 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charlene Yvette Smith, age 49, a resident of Christiana, Tennessee passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at the home of Kristy and Richard Fox. Services are pending. Charlene was born April 16, 1967 in Artesia, New Mexico. As a child she enjoyed being outdoors,...