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  • Lula Marie Sadler “Marie” McNeil

    February 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lula Marie Sadler “Marie” McNeil passed away on February 6, 2017. She was a resident of The Arbors of Del Rey in Las Cruces, NM. Marie was born in Mt. Blanco, Texas, on September 27, 1923, on the family farm. Her parents were Fernando (Ferd) and (Clara)...

  • Carlton “Carl” M. Hilliard

    February 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carlton “Carl” M. Hilliard, age 85, of Roswell, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at Mission Arch Care Center. Carl was born in Wyoming but lived in Roswell since 1948. He graduated with the Roswell High School class of 1950. Carl served in the United...

  • Joan Naomi (Gipson) Adams

    February 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joan Naomi (Gipson) Adams, 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 19, 2017. She will lie in-state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2...

  • James Hamilton

    February 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Hamilton went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 18, 2017. He celebrated his 90th birthday with many loved ones in heaven. James was born February 19, 1927, in Marlow, OK, to Della and Everett Hamilton. He was raised in Central High, OK. The...

  • Memories of learning in a one-room school

    February 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Think about this: Hold school all year. Have three equal parts of four months each, of which you are only required to complete two. You are required to complete K-1 before starting K-2. When I was attending school, my first problem was with reading. My mother...

  • Global warming argument specious

    February 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. John Ford’s letter to the editor (published Sunday), or attempt at poetry, is reminiscent of reading Alice in Wonderland and reflects a comparable level of common sense, credibility and logic. Both can be considered literary nonsense. Liberals and...

  • Hamilton, the man and musical, worthy of hype

    February 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Alexander Hamilton was a great American. How do I know? Hip-hop, baby! I haven’t felt this cool in 40 years. Well, I’ve also done some reading since last year when I first got turned on to his life and accomplishments. It began for me last summer, when my...

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    Public invited to hear local author speak at Senior Circle Wednesday

    February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell resident and Senior Circle member Lonna Enox will speak at the Senior Circle Book Club at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Enox has had three books published. The first book, “The Last Dance,” is placed in southwest New Mexico in a fictional town called Saddle...

  • Two arrested for allegedly shoplifting alcohol, charger

    February 20, 2017 • 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...

  • Carlton “Carl” M. Hilliard

    February 20, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Carlton “Carl” M. Hilliard, age 85, who passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of...