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  • Investigation ongoing in possible animal cruelty case

    November 7, 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...

  • Inspired by families who adopt abused kids

    November 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When we hold a broken baby in our arms, our hearts break. CASA is grateful to our corps of Volunteer Advocates for finding safe, loving adoptive homes for these precious children. November is National Adoption Month. We are inspired by the beautiful families...

  • Hold Burris to same standards

    November 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing this letter in response to the articles, “Education secretary visits Roswell” and “Superintendent to be evaluated,” as well as the letter to the editor by Flo Wells. While our state is held to the requirements of the federal Every Student...

  • Sylvia Jorene Poland

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sylvia Jorene Poland was born January 5, 1941, in Soper, Oklahoma, to Samuel and Sylvia Harbuck. She passed away November 2, 2016, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center at the age of 75. Sylvia retired as a bus driver after 40 years. She attended college and...

  • Dorothy E. Pryor

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Dorothy E. Pryor, age 76, of Dexter, NM who wanted to go go go and she did until her passing on Friday, November 4, 2016 after living a very full life. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized....

  • Lola Beck

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lola Beck, 84, former longtime resident of Roswell, went to join the Lord on July 5, 2016. Lola was born in Roswell to Pearl and Clarence Conn and raised on a ranch in Corona, NM. After graduating from Roswell High School in 1949, she started her career at...

  • Betty Jean Carlson

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Jean Carlson passed away Monday, October 24, 2016 in Marlow, Oklahoma. She was 74. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Marlow, Oklahoma. A memorial services will be held at a later...

  • JoAnn Hairston

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    JoAnn Hairston, 59, of Roswell, NM passed away peacefully at home on November 1, 2016. A viewing for immediate family members will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at...

  • Ruby Florence Ortiz

    November 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In loving memory of Ruby Florence Ortiz, born October 17, 1940, went home October 29, 2016. Ruby was born in Stetchworth, England, to Robert and Glades Haws. She had two brothers, Rob and Herbert Haws. Ruby was the loving wife of Jose Angel Ortiz. They wed in...

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    Businesses, church take part in ribbon cutting ceremonies

    November 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tascosa Office Machines celebrated its re-grand opening on Oct. 17. After the snow storm last winter, Tascosa lost its roof and had to relocate to a temporary location. The staff are finally back at their main location, and it looks better than ever. Tascosa...