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  • Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson, 73, of Roswell will be Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Lonnie passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014....

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    Youth ChalleNGe in Santa Fe

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets meet with state legislators, front row from left, Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Roswell, Rep. Monica Youngblood, R-Albuquerque, Rep. William J. Gray, R-Artesia, Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, Rep. Candy Spence...

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters seek bowling teams

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, sponsored by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, is seeking bowling teams for the fundraiser, which will be held on April 26. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser,...

  • Police Blotter: Police respond to gunfire on S. Wyoming

    February 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a man on Sunday for negligent use of a deadly weapon. Officers responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the 500 block of S. Wyoming Ave. at 1:08 a.m. on Sunday, according to a police report. Upon arrival, police contacted...

  • Robert James (Bob) Bolin

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral Services for Robert James (Bob) Bolin, 89 of Lovington, NM are scheduled for 1:00 pm Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Hillcrest Baptist Church of Lovington, NM with Pastor Travis VanMeter officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation...

  • Thanks for taking care of the kids — and the hungry

    February 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Editor, On behalf of the folks in Roswell who will receive emergency food from the Salvation Army food bank, I want to extend grateful thanks to the P.E. coaches who conducted the Friday morning food drive at the Yucca Center for elementary school kids....

  • In the battle of good and evil, a lotof people choose good

    February 18, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    In a world of good and evil, humans are charitable and selfish. Common decency competes with self-interest and process. Courage contrasts with cowardice. Consider two stories in the news. A man collapsed in cardiac arrest Jan. 25 in Washington. To his...

  • James Dickey “Dick” Witcher

    February 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for James Dickey “Dick” Witcher, of Hammonds, Louisiana, were held February 14, 2014 at 1:00pm at McNeeley and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Leon Dunn officiating. Burial was made at Hungarian Presbyterian Cemetery in Albany, Louisiana....

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    A gift of goodies

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Federated Republican Women recently brought a little sweetness to the residences of the Assurance Home. Pictured from left to right, Teresa Barncastle, Alice Eppers and Joan Boue deliver cupcakes and ice cream for Valentine’s Day....

  • Velma Lee Kerr

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled for Velma Kerr, 79, who passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2014 in Hagerman, NM. Velma’s wishes were to be cremated. Velma was born May 18, 1934 in Eufaula, OK to Joe Thamason and Leota House Thamason. Her parents preceded her in...