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    DHS to celebrate 100 years

    June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    All Dexter High School alumni are invited to help Dexter Consolidated School District celebrate 100 years of high school graduates during the Fourth of July weekend. The Class of 1914 was the first class of graduates to earn a New Mexico high school diploma...

  • Modesta Rivera Najar

    June 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Modesta Rivera Najar, 85, of Roswell, NM, will be at 7 p.m., Monday, June 30, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at St. Peters Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating....

  • Dear Editor: 6-27-14

    June 27, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, How many times does Keith Bell get to cross the line? His Friday portrayal of pit bulls is a travesty! People abuse animals, making them mean. They aren’t born that way. Stop breed discrimination. Don’t perpetuate it.   Carol Nail...

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    Pastor Sydow retires

    June 27, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    Members of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church on North Main Street celebrated the last service of their pastor, Larry Sydow, on June 8. Sydow is kneeling front and center with his wife Sue. The staff he is holding was a present from the congregation. Sydow came out...


    LRAA recognizes local leaders

    June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Several exceptional community leaders were recognized during the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association’s 17th Annual Awards Banquet, which was held recently at New Mexico Military Institute. James Edwards, at left, received the Commitment to Youth Award....

  • Police Blotter: RPD officer nearly struck by vehicle

    June 26, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police chased a driver on Wednesday after a Roswell officer was nearly struck by a vehicle. According to a police report, a brief pursuit ensued after a man nearly struck a police officer with a vehicle while leaving a parking lot on East 19th Street. While...

  • Dear Editor,

    June 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Our organization, the SENM Veterans Transport Network, operates on donations, contributions and grants. The budget for gas and repairs is around $70,000 per year. Our vans are in Hobbs, Carlsbad, Artesia and Roswell. We would like to accommodate every veteran...

  • Jack Franklin Goodnight

    June 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for a later date for Jack Franklin Goodnight, age 82, of Roswell, who passed away on June 23, 2014. Jack was born November 6, 1931, in Roswell, NM to Ralph and Winnie Goodnight. They have preceded him in death as well as a great...

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    Roswell man arrested for 9th DWI

    June 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell man was arrested on Monday for his ninth drunken driving offense, according to a news release from the New Mexico State Police. Michael Quiroz, 53, of Roswell, was arrested on charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs...

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    TNT to hold Olympic Day event

    June 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The final Thursday Nite Track Olympic Day meet for the season will be held on Thursday at the Wool Bowl, beginning with registration at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Parade of Athletes at 6 p.m. and scheduled track events. Events include running, jumping, and...