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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Richardson, Parks

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Richardson Parks Billy Wayne Richardson, 28, left, and Cory W. Parks, 23, are wanted for writing fraudulent checks and cashing or attempting to cash them at local banks. The checks were from a business account that had been closed and that these men were not...

  • Emily JoAnn Ferguson

    December 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Private services will be held on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for Emily JoAnn Ferguson, infant, of Seminole, TX who passed away on December 18, 2014. Emily is survived by her mother and father: Nick and Natasha Ferguson, a brother: Silas Edward...

  • Marilyn M. Nelson

    December 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marilyn M. Nelson, age 72 of Roswell, passed away on December 19, 2014 at her home. A remembrance gathering will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Pepper’s Bar & Grill. Marilyn was born on November 4, 1942 to Francis R....

  • Dear Editor: 12-24-14

    December 23, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I see where President Obama intends to normalize relations with Cuba. I also see that Udall agrees with Obama. I find this outrageous. Cuba is a hard-core communist nation. Historians tell us that 10-12 million slaves were brought to the...


    Small miracles turn into big donation

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mike Moore, general manager of Roswell Nissan, presented Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, executive director of Chaves County CASA, a check in the amount of $1,296 on Saturday. Roswell Nissan hosted “Small Miracles on Second Street” this December to help...

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    Man wanted in shooting incident arrested Friday

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Olivas   Roswell Police arrested a man wanted in connection to a recent shooting incident in southeast Rowell on Friday. Thomas Olivas, 32, of Roswell was arrested in the 1100 block of South Avenida del Sombre shortly before 5 p.m. He was wanted on a...

  • Roswell Police respond to dangerous calls over weekend

    December 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police responded to three incidents over the weekend that could have been dangerous, but instead the incidents ended safely, with arrests made in two of the cases, according to a news release from the police department. The first call came Friday at...

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 19-21

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 19   • At 7:22 a.m., grass fire call, 1500 block of North Union Avenue. • At 7:27 a.m., medical call, 3000 block of North Elm Avenue. • At 8:12 a.m., medical...

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    Time running out for 2014 tax moves

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers to know they have some time left to make any final tax moves for the 2014 tax year. “There are many opportunities for taxpayers to legitimately reduce taxes or defer income as the year winds down,” said IRS...

  • Dear editor: 12-23-14

    December 22, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...