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  • Flora E. Lee

    February 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Flora E. Lee has changed her address! Three weeks ago, she was moving furniture around her house, and now, as of February 15, 2017, she’s rearranging Heaven. Flora was born on March 24, 1921, in Lawton, OK, to William Daniel Blanscet and LeNora Ellen...

  • Vision from the crosses of a godlike sphere

    February 17, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    We all have our morning rituals, it creates the atmosphere to ready our minds to take on the world. Some like silence with coffee, some check-in, tag and absorb social media sites and some sleep in. It is what we do every day and no matter what, when we get...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    February 17, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Change takes over The perception that last week’s school board election would usher in change became a reality this week when Superintendent Tom Burris resigned his position. It will now be up to the incoming board, which gets sworn in next month, to select...

  • Nobody’s perfect, so cut ’em some slack

    February 17, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have been thinking lately how we have this inclination to hold those who perform certain services to a higher standard than we do the regular person on the street. I say this knowing I am just as guilty as any other who has seen an official vehicle speeding...

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    Three charged in 2013 robbery and murder case

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Alonso Juarez Talamantes A Roswell man and two alleged accomplices, one from Albuquerque and the other from Alamagordo, were arrested Thursday and charged with the 2013 murder of Chaves County resident Jerry Parks, at his home in the 1500 block of Eisenhower...

  • Robert Balderrama

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017, in Carlsbad, NM. Robert was born January 27, 1966, in Roswell, NM, to Pauline Montoya Balderrama and Joe Balderrama. He was the youngest of five children. He grew up in Chihuahuita and attended Roswell Public...

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    Pair of closures scheduled along North Main Street

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Work on the North Main Street Project will require closures next week on the east side of Main at Pine Lodge Road and at the central entrance (where the traffic lights are) to the Roswell Mall. The closures will begin Monday morning and continue through the...

  • Lola Gill

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Lola Gill, 94, who passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Robert “Bob” Miller May 27, 1933 – February 12, 2017

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert was born to Milburn and Ovella Miller in Maxwell, NM. Married to Deanna McWhorter on June 4, 1964, brought into this world five children, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob worked for Anderson Watkins, Shell Gas and Bell Gas, also at...

  • Joseph H. Seskey Jr.

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with a heavy heart and tear stained eyes we share with our friends and community the passing of a best friend, husband, dad, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend- Joe. Joseph H. Seskey Jr. was born October 22, 1945 in Rosweli, New Mexico to Joseph H....