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  • Dictionary and other definitions for our time

    November 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Let’s define some terms, by definition and contemporary implication. With each word or phrase, I’ll give at least part of its dictionary definition (according to dictionary.com), followed by a little commentary on what the word means in the here-and-now....

  • joewest

    Bell-ringers needed

    November 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Joe West from the Salvation Army was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club. He gave the club a detailed description of what the Salvation Army does for Roswell and the surrounding communities. West requested help from service...

  • Fight at nightclub leaves two injured

    November 28, 2016 • 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...

  • Winnie Mae Gallegos 3/1/1920-11/5/2016

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Winnie Mae Gallegos, 96, passed away on November 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Winnie Mae was born in Roswell on March 1, 1920, to Susie Ramirez and Clint Johnson. She grew up in Roswell where she met the love of her life, Vicente (Chente)...

  • Karol Aden Lovell “John” May 3, 1949 to October 31, 2016

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    VIETNAM VETERAN One journey must end for another to begin. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Beloved John. He was a proud American who lived for his country and was willing to die for it. He believed in civil rights for everyone and...

  • Billy Ray Turley: November 25, 1943 – November 8, 2016

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Billy was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico. As a 12-year-old young man, Billy played on the winning 1956 Little League World Championship team from Roswell, New Mexico. After graduating from Roswell High School and serving a stint in the Army Reserves,...

  • Jeremy Chad Ridens

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Jeremy Chad Ridens, 35, who passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Roswell, NM. Pastor Beverly Sills, Rev. Darrell Roberts and Pastor Lawrence...

  • Rene H. Anaya

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rene H. Anaya, age 76, of Roswell was called home to be with our Lord. He passed away peacefully in his home on November 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 7, 1940, to Gabriel and Marcela “Chela” Anaya in Ojinauga, Mexico....

  • Wendell R. Wakefield

    November 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wendell R. Wakefield was born December 21, 1942 to Adeline Leonard Wakefield Starr and Perry P. Wakefield in Huntington, Utah. Wendell passed away peacefully in his home on November 25, 2016 from a rare form of cancer. He and his wife Lynnette have been...

  • Vietnam 50th year commemorative and pin

    November 28, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    After a recent event here in Roswell, state Rep. Bob Wooley, General Jack Fox and local New Mexico Department of Veterans Services service officer Richard Moncrief met on plans to coordinate commemorative programs throughout the state to fulfill directives...