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  • generic-courts

    Last defendant charged in the Mendiola drug trafficking case pleads guilty

    October 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell man James H. Lewis, 51, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Las Cruces this week to methamphetamine trafficking charges and is the last of 21 federal defendants to enter a guilty plea during an eight-month, multi-agency investigation into the...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    October 21, 2016 • 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...

  • swatteam1

    Young students learn about SWAT

    October 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department SWAT team visited Wednesday with students at Washington Avenue Elementary School (pictured), and later that morning went to Maddy-Tay’s Pre-School. Students learned about the specialties of SWAT work and got to check out the...

  • Generic---Law

    RPD to host ‘trunk-or-treat’; Public also urged to act wisely to be safe

    October 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Halloween fun will begin a few days early when the Roswell Police Department hosts its second annual “Trunk-or-Treat” event Oct. 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. This year’s event will be held at the new city parking lot in the 900 block of North Richardson Avenue...

  • Samuel R. Duarte

    October 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Samuel R. Duarte, 66, of Roswell, NM, formerly of Malaga and Carlsbad, NM, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at UMC in Lubbock, TX. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, October 22, 2016 at San Jose Catholic Church with Father Pasala...

  • Clintons must be above the law

    October 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Recent emails reveal Hillary’s attack on religion, especially the Catholic religion, disparaging remarks about Hispanics and completely open borders to the world. The Clintons are above the law. The FBI and Justice Department gave her a free pass. If...

  • City running up hefty costs for its leadership

    October 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Since Mayor Dennis Kintigh took office in March 2014, the city has had two city managers and three interim city managers. (According to documents obtained through an Inspection of Open Records Act request,) Mayor Kintigh started out with Larry Fry, who had...

  • Evidence of God seen by evil transformed into good

    October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The new atheism is an anti-theistic movement. The new atheism argues that any religion to claim that an all-powerful, loving God intimately interacts with creation is ludicrous, laughable and lamentable. Like a mad scientist wild-eyed in his lab, the new...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Signs of our times Shame on those who are stealing or vandalizing campaign signs in our neighborhoods. Earlier this week the Republican Party released a video of a vehicle pulling up to a home with a woman getting out, ripping down and stealing away a large...

  • Making the right choice among the chaos

    October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have done my best to stay away from the issue of the upcoming elections since I began, but I think it’s time to tackle the “elephant” in the room. Unfortunately for us as voters, and I mean all of the citizens of this amazing country we live in, we...