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    College Day

    May 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mesa Middle School eighth-graders Breyanna Mendoza, left, and Briana Quintana look over literature Friday from Oklahoma State University. Mesa students decorated booths representing about 30 universities for the middle school’s first College Day on...

  • Margaret Suzanne Grissel Osborne

    May 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 19 at Immanuel Lutheran Church for Margaret Suzanne Grissel Osborne, 80, of Roswell, who passed away at home surrounded by family on May 16, 2014 after a courageous 3 ½-year battle with multiple...

  • Dear editor,

    May 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I was disappointed this year when Party on the Pecos came around, and they chose to hold it at Cielo Grande, instead of at Calhoun Park. Calhoun Park has all those shade trees. It’s cooler, more artsy, has lots of space. There is a real sense of atmosphere...

  • Dear Editor,

    May 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I read and agree with Mr. Cloutier’s letter to the editor regarding the attack on Bobby Arnett. It is hard to believe that Mr. Bell limited his commentary to the candidate’s qualifications and was not motivated by a personal agenda. Becoming an Eagle...

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    Commission mulling adult business measure

    May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County commissioners on Thursday postponed a resolution that would have established zoning restrictions and regulations for adult businesses in the county. After considerable discussion Thursday morning, the commissioners voted unanimously to table...

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    505 faces

    May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell resident Lauren Schmitz has her picture taken by photographer Wes Naman for the 505 faces project. Drawing its name from when New Mexico was a “one area code” state, the 505 faces crew is traveling around the state in their mission to document the...

  • John Tydlaska Jr.

    May 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    John Tydlaska Jr., 74 of Fort Worth, made his journey to our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 8, 2014 at his residence. Family visitation will be Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Johnson’s Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 2:00...

  • Gloria Navarette

    May 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Gloria Navarette, 61, of Roswell will be held at 2PM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Daniel Ramirez Sr. and Jose Manuel Castillo officiating. Gloria passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Gloria was...

  • Elena Villalobos

    May 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Elena Villalobos, 82, of Roswell, NM at 6 PM, Friday May 16, 2014 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Ernesto...


    Arnett winning fundraising race against Rogers

    May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Those driving around Roswell and seeing the abundant yard signs for magistrate judge might think challenger Bobby Arnett has a fundraising edge over incumbent Judge Keith “K.C.” Rogers. Indeed, Arnett holds a nearly 2-to-1 advantage in fundraising over...