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  • Bettie Fern Maples

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bettie Maples passed away peacefully in the company of family on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Riverton Hospital in Riverton, Utah. A memorial service will be held to honor her memory at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 19 at the Claunch Community Church in...

  • Rosie Walker

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mrs. Mary Rosetta “Rosie” Parham Walker, age 76, passed away on November 12, 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3 p.m., in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Portwood officiating. The family will...

  • Alma A. Pena

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alma A. Pena, age 61, of Roswell, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. She will lie in-state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 12...

  • Winnie Mae Gallegos

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Winnie Mae Gallegos, 96, of Roswell, passed away on November 5, 2016 after a short illness. Funeral services will be held in Roswell, New Mexico, at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church, 506 S. Lincoln Ave., where Winnie Mae was...

  • Rear panel of SUV reported as damaged

    November 15, 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...

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    Dramatic fundraising appeal

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell High School drama club students spend their Saturday painting a fence mural to help raise funds to attend a state drama competition. Students in Erica Sykes’ drama class volunteered a large part of the day painting various designs on the fence for a...

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    Online job resources offer skills, connections

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Public Library has teamed up with the New Mexico State Library to offer Brainfuse’s Help Now and Job Now online resources. Ideal for students of all ages, Help Now features one-on-one online sessions with live tutors for grades K-12, college and...

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    Book signing for local author Friday

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell author Jeannine Wilkins has recently released her second novel, “Good Bye Old Glory,” a sequel to her first book, “Beneath the Starry Flag.” The two books chronicle the life of a young woman living on the Minnesota prairie in 1863 at the...

  • Appreciation comes from veterans event

    November 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We would like to express our deep gratitude to our veterans, their families and community for allowing us to honor them for Veterans Day. Our students and faculty had a sincere feeling of appreciation as we watched our heroes from World War II to present day...

  • Don’t sully my name with generalizations

    November 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Thank you, J W Kopp, for responding to my letter. You obviously read both my letter and the letter from Mr. Heck to form an educated opinion. However, I feel you have let your own biases interfere with your conclusions. I certainly stand by my assessment of...