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    Store manager and Yes fan mourns recent passing of band’s co-founder

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    John Escobedo, store manager at Ginsberg Music Co., with his original Yes artwork signed by five of progressive rock band’s earlier members. Like other Yes fans across the globe, Escobedo is saddened by the recent death of Yes co-founder and bassist Chris...

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    Big show tonight

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As shown in this file photo, the grand finale display is always a crowd-pleaser at the Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza each Fourth of July. This year’s event will start at 9:15 p.m. at the Noon Optimist Park. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...


    Republican women donate

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Republican Women donated goody bags to the Assurance Home for the residents to take to the Mike Satterfield Fireworks Show on July 4. From left, Joan Boué, CCRW president; Alycia Miller, assistant director; Helen Black, CCRW treasurer; and...

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    Tournament raises $10,000

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Salvation Army’s fifth-annual golf tournament, held last Saturday at the NMMI golf course, raised $10,000 in donations and pledges. This year’s tournament honored long-time advisory board member retired Gen. Gerald Childress. From left, Greg Neal, Lt....

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    Leprino awards scholarship

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pete Mayaday, plant manager of Leprino foods, awards their second scholarship to Stephen Jollif, as Jollif’s parents, Tammy and Jim, watch. Jollif is a 2015 graduate from Roswell High School. He graduated ninth in his class and was active in Honor Society...

  • Around Town: Dexter Historical Museum open on July 4

    July 3, 2015 • VistasComments (0)

    The Dexter Historical Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The museum is located at 210 W. Lincoln Ave. Cheer camp The Roswell Recreation Department is sponsoring a co-ed cheer camp from 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 6-9 at the Yucca Recreation Center, 500...

  • The latest chapter in civil rights in the US

    July 3, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Americans have seen a lot of civil rights advancements over the past half-century, with a launching point for other causes coming out of the modern-day Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and ’60s. That’s when some inalienable rights for African Americans...


    Cyclists, Tobosa partner up to raise awareness

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Twenty-six bicyclists stopped in Roswell Thursday on their cross-country trek to raise awareness of people with disabilities. The Journey of Hope consists of three cross-country teams — North, Trans-America and South — that are also raising funds for...


    Leadership Roswell recognizes achievement

    July 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association recognized some of its own at an awards banquet at the New Mexico Military Institute VMV Ballroom in Hinkle Hall Tuesday evening. Among the top awardees and their awards are, from left: Destanie Weaghington,...

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    Good food, not fast food at Black Betty Barbecue

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Makayla Gonzalez, Shelby McGonagle, and Kendahl Ehlert are ready to serve you some delicious Barbecue from Black Betty Barbecue at Seventh and Main streets. (Curtis M. Michaels Photo) The Black Betty Barbecue trailer is parked at the South Western corner of...