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  • Discernment: A spiritual gift born of prophecy

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Scriptures are accorded by God and transcribed by men under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. The Bible reveals, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Symphonic sounds “Music is the language of the spirit,” artist, poet and writing Kahlil Gibran once said. “It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” He would have loved the Roswell Symphony Orchestra. Tonight marks the beginning...

  • Twenty-two pushups a small price to pay

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have been challenged twice recently by friends who are performing 22 pushups for 22 days to support our veterans since it seems the same number of them are committing suicide daily. When I was first asked to commit to this challenge by my best friend and...

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    Watchdog group audits NM cities for transparency; Roswell and 20 towns lacked public records logs

    September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A study released Thursday by a New Mexico non-partisan group that advocates for transparency in government found that Roswell and 20 other cities in the state did not track requests for public records. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government released...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 29, 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...

  • Man arrested for marijuana

    September 29, 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...

  • An architect’s assessment of Cahoon Park Pool

    September 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I know this is like the proverbial “beating a dead horse,” but after having an opportunity to personally view Cahoon Park Pool, I would like to offer my final two cents. In my professional opinion, the concrete shell of the pool is in good condition....

  • Roy Lee Hunter III

    September 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roy Lee Hunter III, age 69, of Roswell, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. Roy Lee Hunter III was born January 28, 1947 to Roy Lee and Zella Mae Weeden-Hunter, Jr. in Tucson, AZ. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during the...

  • Leon Alexander

    September 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leon Alexander, age 92, of Roswell passed peacefully at his son’s home September 27, 2016 in the presence of family members. Leon Alexander will lie in state for viewing from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral...

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    Local heroes honored at banquet

    September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Officers Scott Oldani, middle, and Ashley Wood, right, were named the Roswell Police Department’s heroes at the Heroes Banquet on Sept. 11. Oldani and Wood saved the life of Leroy Gonzales, who was at the Denny’s restaurant on North Main...