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    US 82 to be expanded

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lovington Highway will be expanded into a four-lane highway between Artesia and New Mexico 529, Gov. Susana Martinez announced this week. The 31-mile project slated to begin next year will expand U.S. Route 82 from two lanes to four lanes and add shoulders...

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    Back to school donations sought

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Barbara Means, from left, Jazmine Harrison, 6, Bianca Harrison, 11, and coordinator Johnny Gonzalez organize back-to-school supplies Tuesday at the Petroleum Building. Items will be donated Sunday at the Elks Lodge. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Back to school...

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    Peschka speaks to club

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lorual Peschka, right, delivered a speech last Wednesday at the Sunrise Optimist Club’s meeting about her organization in Roswell, Reflections and Recovery. Peschka, shown with Optimist club member Elouise Ortega, is the director of Reflections and...

  • Doubling back on partisanship, homelessness

    August 4, 2015 • EditorialComments Off on Doubling back on partisanship, homelessness

    Like last week’s column, on how party politics plays itself out in some of the smaller cities around the state. I meant to expound on my point that partisan politics is often ineffective in local decision-making, but I pulled up short. As a result, I was...

  • Dear Editor: Humane Society thanks Roswell Runners Club, UFO Museum

    August 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A big thanks to the Roswell Runners Club along with the International UFO Museum and Research Center and the Roswell Recreation Department for the donation of $4,500 we received from the Alien Chase event. We could not keep our doors open if it were not for...

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    ‘American Pickers’ to feature Roswell

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    For the first time ever, the cast of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” will head to Roswell and make a detour to a Wild West town with a million-dollar item for sale. The title of the “American Pickers” episode is “Space Oddities.” The...

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    RFD Call Log — Aug. 3

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 3 • At 3:19 p.m., motor vehicle accident, SouthEast Main Street and West Chickasaw Road. • At 8:09 p.m., smoke or odor removal, 200 block of...

  • James Marcus (Jim) Baldwin

    August 4, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Marcus (Jim) BaldwinA Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 8, 2015 at South Park Cemetery. Following the service a reception will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 900 S. Main St., Roswell, NM at 11 a.m. When you met him, you had...

  • Martha Yates

    August 4, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Martha Emiline Yates, 89, passed away on July 31, 2015, in Roswell, NM. She was born September 10, 1925, to Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hardcastle, of Roswell, in Slaton, Texas. Preceding Martha in death were her parents, baby daughter, Dona Ann Conboy, of Oklahoma...

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    Salvation sky

    August 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A cloud bank adds a dramatic backdrop to the three crosses at Highland Baptist Church, 2001 S. Lea Ave., after a storm passed through Roswell Monday afternoon. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...