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  • Joanne Williamson McCombs

    September 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joanne Williamson McCombs, 90, of Roswell, New Mexico, died peacefully in her sleep on August 29, 2016, at home. Joanne was born on June 30, 1926 in Clovis, New Mexico to Ruth Maddux Williamson Denton (1905-1989) and Paul Alexander Williamson (1899-1964). In...

  • On job creation and paid sick leave

    September 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    I took umbrage to Jason Espinoza’s article (published Sept. 18) regarding workplace regulations and “job creation.” Espinoza, of the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, bemoans the burden of excessive regulations, but then he goes on to...

  • Enjoy all the little things during senior year

    September 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As senior year starts for some back home in Roswell, I have begun to reflect on the things that I did in my senior year. I spent time with friends, worked hard on the yearbook, did a wonderful play in drama club, and got into two colleges that I loved....

  • Man arrested for unlawful use of license

    September 22, 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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    NMMI superintendent speaks to club

    September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, president/superintendent of New Mexico Military Institute, explains the need for bond issue “C” to pass this fall to repair Cahoon Armory at the latest regular meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club. The building was built in 1928...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 21, 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...

  • Two political signs set on fire

    September 21, 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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    Free admission Saturday to nearby national parks

    September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In honor of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Park will offer a free admission day. Recognized as a nationwide day of public service and celebration of volunteerism, National Public Lands Day offers free...

  • James Evans

    September 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service for James Evans, 77, of Roswell, NM will be at 2 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2016 at South Park Cemetery with Chaplain Ed Hulsey officiating. James was born September 4, 1939 to Henry C. Evans and Birdie Estella Maloy in Two Egg, Florida....

  • John Emmet Gwartney

    September 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for John Emmet Gwartney, age 93, who passed away Monday, September 19, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences...