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  • 2016yir1

    Top local stories of 2016; Highlights and lowlights of the year that was

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A group of family members gather at a home on North Davis Avenue on June 13 where Cynthia Villegas and her four daughters, Yamilen, Cynthia Janeth, Abby and Ida, were shot and killed two days earlier, allegedly by Cynthia’s husband and father of the...

  • 125anniversary1

    Celebrating 125 years

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: New Mexico Military Institute’s Deputy Commandant of Operations Ltc. Col. Ira Davis leads the Broncos onto Colt Field Oct. 22 during the Institute’s Homecoming game, which helped mark NMMI’s 125th anniversary. Below: The Roswell Daily Record...

  • John Alexander Mihm

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John Alexander Mihm, of Tucumcari, New Mexico, beloved son, brother, uncle, great-uncle, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 19, 2016. John was born in Malden, Massachusetts and moved to New Mexico as a young child. John received an...

  • Paul J Archuleta

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    With deep sorrow, the family of Paul J. Archuleta, 50, share his passing on Friday, December 30, 2016, in Albuquerque, NM. Paul was born September 4, 1966, to Clovis and Luticia Archuleta in Roswell, NM. Paul married the love of his life, Angela, on January...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    Albertsons kicks off annual Souper Bowl for food drive

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Leading up to the biggest football game of the year, New Mexico Albertsons Market stores will participate in the national Souper Bowl of Caring food drive. From now until Feb. 5, all locations will accept food and monetary donations, which will directly...

  • Generic---Law

    The unusual can often be routine for RPD; Some highlights from the unique and strange incidents of 2016

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A routine day for the Roswell Police Department often includes officers responding to some not-so-routine calls and unusual incidents. RPD offers this sampling of out-of-the-ordinary situations handled in 2016. Hidden agenda A traffic stop that started with a...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    Upcoming Civic Meetings

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tuesday Chaves County Planning & Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m., Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council special meeting, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd....

  • Ernest Eugene Smith

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ernest Eugene Smith, 81, of Springfield, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 in the comfort of his own home. He was a graduate of Dexter High School in Dexter, NM. He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Smith, his mother Nora Smith and sister...

  • James Sombke

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Sombke, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on Friday, December 30, 2016. He was born on October 29, 1933 in South Dakota to Clarence and Flora Sombke. He is survived by his wife...

  • Thea O. Otterson 2 Jan 1918 – 19 Dec 2016

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, 3 Jan 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 400 West 3rd Street in downtown Roswell, to honor the life of Thea. Thea passed away Monday, 19 Dec 2016, at home in Roswell. Services will be conducted by...