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  • Francisco Abel Rivera

    February 2, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our beloved Francisco Abel Rivera passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, in Roswell, NM. Francisco was born in Fresno, California on October 28, 1973. He graduated from Goddard High School in 1992. Following graduation, he joined the Army...

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    Art classes at The Gallery at Main Street Arts

    February 2, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Ongoing throughout February The Gallery at Main Street Arts, 223 N. Main St., is offering various classes and activities throughout the month. Every Friday is Barbara Posuniak watercolor class for $25. For more information, call 575-625-5263 or...

  • Immigration order raises moral questions

    February 2, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Upon hearing the new immigration ban, the phrase “Quis custodiet ispsos custodes” immediately came to mind. For those readers unfamiliar with Latin, the phrase refers to a saying by the Roman poet Juvenal. It translates to, “Who will guard the guards...

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    Dressing up as centenarians

    February 2, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Valley View Elementary School students celebrated the 100th day of school Friday in an interesting way. They dressed up like centenarians. Shown here with their teacher, Brooke Beaty, are kindergarten students Miguel Ames, Avery Knight, Nevaeh...

  • Fighting intolerance must be done with tolerance

    February 2, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    It has been said that writing is the method by which one paints a picture with words. Whether that picture is one filled with detail, color or darkness is the job of the writer. The same, in my perspective, can be said of words and actions. As human beings,...

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    Suicide warning signs

    February 1, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide reports there is no leading cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors exceed current coping abilities of someone suffering from a mental health condition. Depression is the most common...

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    State auditor: City likely violated ethics code

    February 1, 2017 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    Should Hobbs Mayor Sam Cobb have abstained from voting on City Manager J.J. Murphy’s $50,000 housing incentive in 2013 and subsequent pay raises? New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller says so and his office found the city has failed to keep up with its own...

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    Heart Month events planned by ENMMC

    February 1, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell has planned many free, public events to commemorate “Heart Month” in February. The activities during Heart Month are meant to raise awareness about heart disease, a leading cause of death in the United...

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    First Friday to feature local entertainers, CASA dogs

    February 1, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    MainStreet Roswell invites everyone to join in as it raises donations and awareness for some of Roswell’s charitable organizations. Starting this First Friday participating businesses on Main Street will be raising funds and collecting donations for the...

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    Local Briefs

    February 1, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    DWI Planning Council meets The DWI Planning Council is meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday in the Chaves County Sheriff’s Training Room, located at the Chaves County Administrative Building at 1 St. Mary’s Place. The meeting is open to the public. For more...