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    All I want for Christmas is …

    December 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Millie Smith, 2, of Roswell, sits in Santa’s lap at the second annual Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Roswell Parks and Recreation. The breakfast was held Saturday at the Spring River Park & Zoo where children were treated to a breakfast of muffins,...

  • Stories in small town newspapers say a lot

    December 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Every weekend, I (or a proxy, if I want the weekend off) go through well over a dozen New Mexico newspapers and their websites in search of compelling stories to send out to subscribers of the Community News Exchange. This weekly column is part of this weekly...

  • Generic---Politics

    New land, resources rule gets published in Federal Register

    December 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The controversial new rule regarding planning for the use and preservation of lands and resources managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management was published in the Federal Register Monday. The rule, nicknamed Planning 2.0, is slated to take effect in 30...

  • Appliances stolen, carpet damaged during burglary

    December 12, 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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    School board meets today

    December 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Independent School District’s Board of Education will meet today at 6 p.m. in the AESC Board Room for its regular monthly meeting. During today’s meeting, the math department from Mountain View Middle School and Berrendo Middle School’s MESA...

  • Margaret Ellen “Peg’’ Blalock

    December 12, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Margaret Ellen “Peg” Blalock, 73, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016, after a lengthy illness at ENMME in Roswell. Peg was born in Hartford, Connecticut, to Helen and Augustine Lenehan on April 6, 1943. She married Fendrick Blalock on August 1, 1970,...

  • Roberto G. Chavez

    December 12, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roberto G. Chavez, age 64, passed away at his home in Roswell, NM, on December 8, 2016. Roberto was born June 27, 1952, in Puerto de Luna, NM, to Isidro & Petra Chavez. Roberto married his high school sweetheart, Charlotte Romero of Santa Rosa, NM, on...

  • Luz “Lucy” Leaton Barela

    December 12, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Luz “Lucy” Leaton Barela went to see her maker on Friday, December 9, 2016. Lucy, 73, was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on December 31, 1942, to Juanita Leaton. She was raised by her mother and step-father, Desiderio “Joe” Apodaca. She was a life-long...

  • History of the upcoming Wreaths Across America

    December 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    MaryAnn Murphy of the Patriot Guard Riders wants to alert everybody about this weekend’s special event. This year’s annual Wreaths Across America ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17. It will be held at the Gen. Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery,...

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    Upcoming meetings

    December 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday • Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd. Tuesday • Occupancy Tax Board, 2:30 p.m., City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. • Artesia City Council, 6 p.m., 511 W. Texas Ave.,...