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    One dead after crash northwest of Rosewell

    February 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    One person was killed in a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon northwest of Roswell. The single-vehicle accident occurred at about 5 p.m. on Blue Mountain Road, said Todd Wildermuth, a spokesperson for the Roswell Police Department. “The vehicle overturned...

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    Playground affected by vandalism

    February 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    On Thursday night, the new playground equipment at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center was tagged with graffiti. City Parks and Recreation employees had only recently completed setting up the equipment. Anyone who recognizes the marks put on the equipment...

  • Roberta Hall

    February 14, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roberta Hall passed away Saturday, February 11th. Arrangements will be in the paper on Sunday, February 19th...

  • Jeffery Taskel Evans

    February 14, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jeffery Taskel Evans, or as many friends knew him, “Animal,” passed away on February 9, 2017. Jeff was born on February 20, 1962 to Mabel Joan Burton and Jimmie Taskel Evans in Somerset, Kentucky. He had two older brother Jr. and sister Lynn, and two...

  • Raegan Torres

    February 14, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Raegan Torres passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Her service is pending at this time. Further announcement will be published when arrangements are finalized. Those left to cherish Raegan’s memory are her parents, Greg Torres and Olivia Torres Rocha;...

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    Library collection offers Oscar-winning books, DVDs

    February 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The 89th Academy Awards are just around the corner, and the Roswell Public Library is once again hosting a contest to guess the winners. You can pick up an entry form at the library, and you’ll have until 6 p.m. on Feb. 25th to return it to the circulation...

  • Could this be the year for capital reform?

    February 14, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Buried inside nearly a thousand proposals introduced so far this legislative session is a measure that could dramatically reshape how New Mexico spends its money and takes care of its infrastructure. If passed, Senate Bill 262 would water down politics and...

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    Dancing for Valentine’s Day

    February 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above, some lovebirds celebrated Valentine’s Day early with a dance on Saturday at the Roswell Adult Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. Pictured are, from left: Cora Archeleta, Ray Yrigoha, O.G. Robler and Gonzales Arnijo. (Ed Cook Photos) Lilly Chavez and Bob...

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    School board meets today

    February 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education will have its regularly scheduled board meeting today in the AESC board room, located at 300 N. Kentucky Ave., at 6 p.m. Today’s agenda includes an update on the Parkview Early Literacy Center and...

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    DWI arrests

    February 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...