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  • Donald Wayne Cruse

    October 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald Wayne Cruse, 84, of Arlington passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Arlington.  Cremation services are under the direction of Moore Funeral Home.  Inurnment will take place at Moore Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donald was born September 6,...

  • Robert Armstrong

    October 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert Armstrong Robert Armstrong, age 56, died on October 18th in Roswell, New Mexico from melanoma cancer. Born June 12, 1958, at Otis Air Force Base, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Armstrong and R. Wyvonne Armstrong.  Robert attended Archbold, Ohio...

  • Ed Loudat

    October 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ed Loudat, a resident of Albuquerque since 2010 and a resident of Roswell from 1948-2010, died Monday afternoon, October 20, 2014, at the age of 92. Ed was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 9, 1922, to Charles and Mary (Kuba) Loudat, who were immigrants from...

  • The last straw for big soda?

    October 25, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s a match made in nanny-state heaven. Having failed to ban Big Gulps in New York City, former Big Apple mayor Michael Bloomberg has dumped $85,000 into the campaign in San Francisco to pass Measure E — a two-cent tax on all “sugary drinks.”...

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    Literacy council helps adults improve their job skills

    October 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    While studies show higher literacy levels are significantly linked to increased incomes, the Roswell Literacy Council provides trained tutors for Chaves County adults who need help with any learning need, especially related to seeking work or job improvement....


    Honoring the badge

    October 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Several first responders from law enforcement, fire and EMS were recognized Wednesday at the “Character Counts! Honoring the Badge, Upholding the Public Trust” event held at the Chaves County Administration Building. The award winners were all nominated...

  • Man arrested for drug paraphernalia

    October 25, 2014 • 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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    Elks plan haunted house toy drive for Halloween

    October 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Elks are transforming their Grand Ballroom into a scary haunted house this Halloween. The event is scheduled from 5–10 p.m. on Oct. 31. Admission to the haunted house will be one new unwrapped toy per family. All toys collected will go to Marine...

  • Dear Editor: 10-24-14

    October 24, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, We are privileged to live in a country where the first words in our Constitution say “We the People”. As citizens we have the “right” to say how our government should work. Not only is it a right, it is our responsibility to know our...

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    Zombies to provide thrills, chills Saturday

    October 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s undead will turn out Saturday for the “Thrill the World Roswell” zombie dance, which is a fundraiser for the Chaves County Cancer Fund. The walking dead fun begins at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Plaza. (Juliana Halvorson Photo)   It’s not the...