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  • William “Bill” McLean

    December 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    William “Bill” McLean, 85, went to be with the love of his life who preceded him in death, on December 14, 2016. Bill was born September 25,1931 in Detroit, MI. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955, where he met LeQuitta Ann...

  • Peggy Jo Elwell

    December 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Jo Elwell, 56, of Roswell, New Mexico, went to be with our Lord on December 15, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. She was born September 21, 1960 in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Don and Barbara Elwell. During high school, Peggy had the opportunity to actively...

  • Wanted: leaders for the future

    December 17, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Our public schools are looking for a few good leaders. Maybe you’re one of them. This coming week throughout New Mexico, election officials will be overseeing “filing day” for those who seek to run for school board positions. Individuals who want to run...

  • Concessions respect the flag

    December 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Over the past week, it has come to our attention that several phone calls have been made to the Roswell Independent School District regarding a Facebook post of a photo of a USA flag inappropriately stuffed in a concession stand shelf. The post apparently did...

  • What’s wrong in U.S. is wealth inequity

    December 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Did you know that the richest 62 people have more money than the poorest 3.6 billion people on earth? No? Wonder why? Seems pretty newsworthy to me. Take a moment to try and visualize that. Imagine 62 dots on one side of the page, and 3.7 billion dots on the...

  • dwi-web

    Recent DWI arrest in Chaves County

    December 16, 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...

  • Generic---Schools

    Rodeo scholarship program seeking donations

    December 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Having given out $170,000 worth of scholarships in 11 years, the Chaves County Rodeo Association has the specific purpose of putting on quality ranch rodeos, team ropings and other horse-related activities in order to make money for scholarships to present to...

  • Generic---Automotive---Traffic

    Statewide gas price average 3 cents higher heading into holiday season

    December 16, 2016 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    The statewide gas price average in New Mexico is $2.13 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents more than last week and 21 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...

  • Tools stolen from vehicle

    December 16, 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...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    Sanitation routes closed Friday to resume today

    December 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Due to high winds, trash pickup routes north of Alameda Street were cancelled Friday for safety reasons. Sanitation employees will be out today to finish the routes. Residents with individual trash containers should retrieve them today and place them back on...