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  • 030115-Bowles

    Roswell dentist Bowles retires after 38 years

    March 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Bowles   After 38 years in dentistry — 33 of which were in Roswell — Robert Bowles is passing the baton to fellow dentist Scott Burnett and retiring. He plans to stay in Roswell and possibly do some traveling after his wife, Nancy — a former...

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    Roswell man pleads guilty to dealing meth

    March 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man has pleaded guilty to federal charges of methamphetamine trafficking in Artesia. Dominic A. Sedillo, 23, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to a two-count indictment charging him with distributing methamphetamine in Eddy County...

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    Runners brave cold on trek to nation’s capital

    March 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Runners from Race Across the USA bundle up Friday morning to continue their 3,080-mile from the balmy California coast to Washington D.C. The runners had to cut 7 miles from their daily mileage of 26.2 miles because of a closure on U.S. 380. (Submitted Photo)...

  • Shirley Faye Gann

    February 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Shirley Faye Gann, 79, died peacefully in her sleep at home and woke up in heaven on Thursday morning, Feb. 26, 2015. Born Jan. 12, 1936, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, she lived most of her life in Northern California before retiring with her husband in Roswell....

  • Gale O. Yocom

    February 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A visitation will be held Sunday, March 1, 2015 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. and Monday, March 2, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Gale O. Yocom who passed away on February 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 2,...

  • 022815-MCDONALDS-DAY-HATS

    McTeachers’ night at Mickey D’s

    February 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Would you like some fries with that math lesson? Teachers from Pecos Elementary School worked behind the counter of the McDonald’s on South Main Street Thursday to raise money for their school. Pecos had 34 staff working the various stations at...

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    Dispose of unwanted items for free in March

    February 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As action movie actor Steven Seagal would say, it’s time to take out the trash. Each Saturday during March, Roswell residents will be able to dispose of unwanted items for free at different locations around town. Normally, items would have to be disposed at...

  • 022815-FUGITIVE-CAUGHTJennifer-Andrews

    Animal cruelty leads to discovery of fugitive

    February 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Andrews   Rivera A routine and unrelated traffic stop put a police officer in a position recently to witness a man kick a puppy, which led officers to the nearby house where the man was living with a woman who turned out to be wanted on a criminal...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 26

    February 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (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...

  • RFD-patch

    Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 25-26

    February 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 25 • At 9:40 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of Gaye Drive. • At 9:49 a.m., medical call, 400 block of Birch Avenue. • At 11:02 a.m., medical call, 200 block of...