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  • Howard Smith

    July 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The family mourns the passing of Doctor Howard Smith on 18 July 2016 at the age of 92. He was born in Elkhart, Indiana to Emma “Bessie” Hogue and Howard W. Smith on 30 Sept 1923.  Howard was the founding physician of Rio Pecos OB GYN. He delivered over...

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    Crusade to continue at Pioneer Plaza

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Pecos Valley Crusade will continue through Saturday at the Pioneer Plaza across from the Chaves County Courthouse at 401 N. Main St. Food will be served each evening at 6 with music by David House beginning at 6:45 p.m. Preaching begins at 7:15 p.m....

  • Local man arrested for a probation violation

    July 20, 2016 • 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...

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    Chaves County 4-H youth win state contests

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County 4-H state competition winners and participants are, from left, Brennan Vaz, Justin Armstrong, Cael Alderete, Jimmy Loudermilk, Savannah Graves, Grace Waltmire, Maggi Loudermilk, Sage Barraza, Megyn Balok, Emily Doss and Elaina Mathews....

  • Public Records 07-21-16

    July 20, 2016 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Municipal Court Judge Lou Mallion Arraignments June 14 Shoplifting — Oscar Ybarra; Defendant is fined $229. Failure to pay — Cecil Hicks; Defendant is fined $129. Failure to appear, unlawful drivers license, no insurance — Daniel Aguilar; Defendant is...

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    Happy birthday, Senovia!

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Senovia Savedra, center, celebrated her 80th birthday surrounded by family on Sunday. Family members traveled from California, Texas and Roswell to honor her special day. Senovia Savedra’s big heart has brought many people into her life by adoption...

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    RPD commander speaks to Sunrise Optimists

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Commander Tom Moody of the Roswell Police Department was the guest speaker at a recent Sunrise Optimist Club meeting. Moody discussed the impact that the Dallas shooting had on our local police department and how Roswell’s police try to maintain a good...

  • Don’t blame ‘extremists’ for nuclear’s infeasibility

    July 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Nuclear energy is the Acme of Rube Goldberg devices. Some readers will remember those old Goldberg cartoons, where a simple task — like turning on the light, or opening the door — is completed after an intricate chain reaction. The mousetrap strikes a...

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    Police seek suspect in home invasion

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell woman and her two daughters are safe after being held at gunpoint in their southwest Roswell home Tuesday morning. Police say at about 8 a.m. a woman heard someone knock on the door of her Yale Place home, and when she answered a man allegedly...

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    Grand jury back in session, three people indicted so far

    July 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County grand jury reconvened earlier this month, indicting three on charges ranging from drug to vehicle infractions. Convening in February for three months, the previous jury indicted over 50 people. The new panel of 12, appointed on May 19, the...