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  • Rayford Dean Whisenhunt

    December 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    No services are scheduled at this time for Rayford Dean Whisenhunt, who passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Roswell, NM. Ray was born January 20, 1934 in Levelland, TX. Ray met the love of his life, Betty Lyon, and they married July 5, 1950, the...

  • Delia Ortiz

    December 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Delia Ortiz, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was welcomed into Heaven on December 5, 2015. She was born on August 18, 1933, in Corpus Christi, TX, to Alfredo Salinas and Josephina Garza (Flores). Delia was raised by her mother and...

  • Joseph C. Hammond III

    December 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joseph C. Hammond III – Long time Roswell resident Joseph C. Hammond III died on December 5 after a brief illness at 99 years of age. Joe Hammond was born April 22, 1916 in Terrell, Texas, to Joseph C. Hammond II and Kate Mae (Gullette) Hammond, the oldest...

  • Eugene McElvaney Jr.

    December 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Eugene McElvaney Jr., 90, went to be with his heavenly savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, December 4, 2015. He was the eldest child of Eugene McElvaney and Sue King McElvaney of Dallas. Gene was born on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1925 in Dallas, Texas. Gene...

  • Earsley “Butch” Barnett, Jr.

    December 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Earsley “Butch” Barnett, Jr. was born to Earsley Barnett Sr. and Willie Mae Brown. After a long battle with health issues he was set free on Monday, November 30, 2015 at his family home. Born and raised in Roswell, NM, Earsley, attended Roswell schools,...

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    Officer arrested after standoff; Law enforcement called to regarding suicidal subject

    December 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell police officer was arrested by Chaves County sheriff’s deputies early Saturday morning after deputies were called to the officer’s home in reference to a suicidal subject. The off-duty officer, Valerie Palombi, 24, was hospitalized after exiting...

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    Power of the pumpkins

    December 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    St. Mark’s Lutheran Church donated $3,786 in total to three local organizations during its service on Nov. 29. The funds were raised by the sale of pumpkins and quilt raffle tickets during the church’s recent Pumpkin Patch. The pumpkins were...

  • Drum set reported stolen from church

    December 6, 2015 • 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...

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    Local Briefs

    December 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    American Legion offers holiday dinner American Legion Post 28 is celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas with a dinner on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Members, veterans and their families are invited to come to 1620 N. Montana Ave. and enjoy a free meal. Spring River...

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    Check out possibilities during Career Day

    December 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nancy Moorhead of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell poses for a photo at a Career Day event held in November at Roswell High School. Representing the university’s medical assisting, phlebotomy and medical coding program, she was one of 27...