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  • Johnny Carl Hanson

    August 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Johnny Carl Hanson, age 80, of Roswell passed away on Aug. 6, 2014, in Roswell. He was born April 18, 1934 in Hagerman to Allen B. and Nadine Mann Hanson. He was one of two children. Johnny was a member of Grace Community Church. He was a draftsman for...

  • Glen Floyd Graves

    August 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Glen Floyd Graves, 98, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Mission Arch Care Center. Dr. W. Douglas Mills of First United Methodist Church will...

  • Ignacia “Maxine” Sosa

    August 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at St. John’s Catholic Church for Ignacia “Maxine” Sosa, 96, who passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 in Roswell. A funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Joe Pacquing 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12,...

  • weeds

    Weed ordinance enforced

    August 10, 2014 • Local News, UncategorizedComments (0)

    Staff Report With the recent rains in the city, Roswell Code Enforcement is asking residents to help control weeds on their property, including along fence lines and in alleys. Citizens also are asked to help identify problem properties in need of attention....

  • Fear is a greater threat than Ebola

    August 10, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    We understand how the news that two Americans with Ebola being transported to Atlanta for treatment can be met with fear, but the only way to overcome a threat like this is with courage and scientific work. Ebola, like AIDS in the 1980s and a variety of other...

  • Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation

    August 10, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I was saddened by the news that Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation. They have been a proud and respected local (emphasis local) business for a good long while — the community as a whole has benefited from a good product...

  • Juanita Gonzales Valdez

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Juanita Gonzales Valdez, age 77, of Roswell, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. A rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Father...

  • Dorothy Jean Wheat

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dorothy Jean Wheat, 87, of Kilgore, Texas, passed away Aug. 4, 2014, in a Kerrville, Texas, nursing facility. A memorial service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Liberty City, Texas, led by Brother Bruce Wells....

  • Juan “Pun” Gonzales

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Juan “Pun” Gonzales Aug. 10, 1986-May 19, 2013 Birthday in Heaven I’m spending my birthday in Heaven For God has called me home I was met by all our loved ones; the very young and old Our reunion was uplifting But the memories of all I’ve left...

  • Edra L. Childers

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edra L. Childers A funeral service will be held for Edra L. Childers, 90, of Roswell at 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He passed away on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Edra was born Jan. 10, 1924 to A.N....