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    ‘Battle’ encourages much needed donations

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Matt Walsh and Justin Dorrance give blood during the fourth annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, Thursday, at the Chamber of Commerce. The contest is between first responders and law enforcement. Blood donated helps save the lives of patients at 47...

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    Recent DWI arrest

    July 21, 2016 • 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...

  • Two locals arrested for marijuana possession

    July 21, 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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    Scholarship available for local paramedic students

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lovato Applications are currently being accepted for the Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship at Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell. An accomplished Emergency Medical Tecnichian – Intermediate, Lavato was killed while on duty as he was responding to an...

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    Former RISD official named bank’s CFO

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chad Cole, chief financial officer and senior vice president of Pioneer Bank. (Submitted Photo) Pioneer Bank has appointed Chad Cole, former assistant superintendent with the Roswell Independent School District, as its chief financial officer and senior...

  • Howard Smith

    July 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The family mourns the passing of Doctor Howard Smith on 19 July 2016 at the age of 92. He was born in Elkhart, Indiana to Emma “Bessie” Hogue and Howard W. Smith on 30 Sept 1923. A viewing was held at the Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home, 2609 S.E. Main in...

  • James Nolan Knight

    July 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Nolan Knight, age 86, of Roswell passed away Wednesday July 20, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016 at West Country Road Church of Christ. Doug Austin will be officiating. Nolan was born October 17, 1929 in Iraan,...

  • Voting for who you disapprove of least

    July 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The upcoming presidential election set for Nov. 8 this year has many people frustrated on who will take over the presidency. Many who are prejudice against Donald Trump may come from the fact that he is an ignorant businessman who ends up making numerous...

  • Two good attorneys have now passed

    July 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Over the last few weeks the criminal justice system in Chaves County and the state of New Mexico has suffered two great losses with the passing of attorneys Harry Wilcox and Jesse Cosby. On June 27, my old friend Harry Wilcox passed away. Harry and I knew...

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    ENMU-Roswell pool continues as cool summer destination

    July 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    While city leaders are considering a possible new recreation center and pool for Roswellians, kids and adults can cool off at the outdoor swimming pool at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, 20 W. Martin St. Public swim hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. An...