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    Potential consultant chosen to study former municipal airport site

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city intends to hire a consulting firm to study possible commercial and residential uses for vacant land on the northwest side of the city that once was the municipal airport site. The city has received $50,000 from the New Mexico Finance Authority for an...

  • Recent DWI arrest

    June 22, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Salvation Army teams up with Westlake Ace Hardware for fan drive

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Temperatures are on the rise, and The Salvation Army needs help restocking its supply of fans to help those in need beat the heat this summer. A monetary donation can be made toward fans at all area Westlake Ace Hardware locations nationwide, including the...

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    Home invasion suspect at large

    June 22, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Police were searching for a home invasion suspect late Wednesday night who reportedly forced his way into a north Roswell home and bound an 83-year-old woman with duct tape. Roswell police said the man also stole cash and jewelry from the woman, who suffered...

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    Park art coming together

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kendra Barnett with George’s Carpet and Tile begins installing on Tuesday hundreds of handmade tiles at Reischman Park on North Main Street. The tiles were created by hundreds of Roswell residents. Almost all of the work now done on the city park is funded...

  • Scoring one for love of hometown

    June 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Sometimes it’s the backstories rather than the game itself that makes a sporting event so dramatic. On Sunday night, we got both in ample doses. That’s when LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a seventh-game victory over the seemingly unstoppable...

  • Rural New Mexico needs better broadband connection

    June 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The June issue of the Catron Courier devotes its front page to portraits of this year’s graduating class from Reserve and Quemado high schools. They’re a handsome group of young people, but there are just 18 of them – 10 Quemado Eagles and 8 Reserve...

  • Carmen Aguilar

    June 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 2016 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church for Carmen Aguilar, 68, who passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Hagerman, NM. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2016 also at St. Peter’s...

  • Cheri Lynn (Neukirch) Cisneros – November 1, 1970 – April 13, 2016.

    June 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cheri Lynn (Neukirch) Cisneros, 45, of Everett, WA passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family, on April 13, 2016, after losing her struggle with cancer. Born in Seattle, WA to David and Barbara Neukirch on November 1, 1970, she was their only...

  • Linda Annette Bryson

    June 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Linda Annette Bryson went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 14th, 2016 surrounded by her loved ones. Linda was born to Clyde and Betty Allensworth in Clovis, NM on May 26, 1947. Linda attended Roswell High School and graduated in 1965. She attended...