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    Veteran’s Cemetery board discusses projects

    September 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Randal Seyler Record City Editor The Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery Board of Directors will be looking at capital improvement projects for the cemetery, including the construction of a pavilion and paving the roadways. The board met...

  • Police arrest two in Loveless Park

    September 16, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Roswell Police arrested a Dexter man and a Tusla, Oklahoma woman on drug charges early Saturday morning in Loveless Park in separate incidents. Police responded to the 1200 block of North Atkinson Avenue at 3 a.m. on Saturday to assist in a traffic stop at...

  • OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department

    September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department. I never said I didn’t like the police. I like them about as much as I like any government employee. I also never disparaged any individual police officer. I suppose they’re no...

  • ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s

    September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, Larry D. Griffin’s letter (Sept. 12) takes me to task for using ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s use of a landmine-resistant armored fighting vehicle and officers’ tendency to play dress up. He offers some constructive...

  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

    September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Where does fear come from? The most common cause of fear is the speculation of what might happen based on uninformed assumptions. Fear comes from our consciousness and is like a dream. When you wake...

  • Obama’s new war on terror

    September 16, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    Early in his address to the nation about the threat posed by Islamic State terrorists, President Obama spoke an obvious truth: “We can’t erase every trace of evil from the world.” But just a few beats later, he came close to contradicting...

  • Barney Elbert Green, Jr.

    September 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barney Elbert Green, Jr. Graveside services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Hagerman Cemetery for Barney Elbert Green, Jr., of Hagerman. Mr. Green, 92, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home. Rev. Stephen Deutsch will officiate at the...

  • G.W. “Mutt” Shanks

    September 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The good shepherd welcomed G.W. Shanks, age 93, home on August 15, 2014. A memorial service will be held on 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Country Club Road Church of Christ. Tim Dunnahoo, Pastor Doug Austin, Joshua Watkins will be officiating with...

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    Independence dance

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monica Lysak and her brother Raymon Amaya perform a traditional dance during the Piñatafest held this weekend in downtown Roswell. Piñatafest is a cultural celebration that coincides with the day celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, Sept. 16....

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    2 Carlsbad middle schoolers charged with bomb threats

    September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Two Carlsbad middle school students have been arrested on charges of making false bomb threats at their school last week. All students and personnel were evacuated from P.R. Leyva Middle School on Thursday and Friday due to bomb threats, stated a news release...