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  • David Ingalls

    January 18, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Family and friends are invited to celebrate the amazing life of David Ingalls on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Cree Meadows Country Club, 301 Country Club Drive in Ruidoso, NM. We will begin the celebration at 3:30 as we prepare to officially toast his life...

  • Barbara Wedig

    January 18, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barbara Wedig, 85, was born January 30, 1929, in Vallejo, CA. She spent more than 50 years in the Denver area raising her family. She settled in Roswell eight years ago. Barbara passed peacefully in her sleep with loved ones near when her heart failed on...

  • New York racinos face competition with new upstate casinos

    January 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

    In this Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 photo, snow covers the grounds at Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. New York has nine horse tracks that feature rows of flashing lottery terminals that look like standard video slot machines. But these...

  • Cigarettes stolen

    January 16, 2015 • 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...

  • Law-and-Order-White-1

    Meth defendant gets 5-year sentence

    January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell woman allegedly found last summer with 34 grams of methamphetamine has been sentenced to five years in prison following her Aug. 26 bench trial in Roswell. Melanie Kerwick, 33, was sentenced Jan. 9 by 5th Judicial District Judge Freddie Romero....

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 15-16

    January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 15 • At 8:46 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East College Boulevard and North Atkinson Avenue. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, One Horse Road. • At 9:35 a.m., medical...

  • Sonny Wiginton

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sonny Wiginton, 74, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away in his home on Jan. 16, 2015, at 12:20 a.m. He was born in Altus, OK, on Nov. 25, 1940, to Delbert and Elizabeth Wiginton. Sonny was married to Terri Wiginton for 53 years who survives him at the family...

  • Hugh Wiley Puckett

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Hugh Wiley Puckett, 96, of Roswell, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2015 after a brief illness. He was born July 11, 1918 in Englewood, New Jersery to Hugh Wiley and Mary Dimmit Puckett. The Puckett family home was in Leonia, New Jersey and he began his...

  • Don Miller

    January 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    June 2, 1920-January 16, 2015 FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at Paramount Baptist Church with Rev. Lance Herrington officiating. BURIAL: 10 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at Memorial Park Cemetery. VISITATION: 4-6 p.m. Sunday, January 18,...

  • Dear Editor: 1-17-15

    January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I have followed the news reports of terrorism for more than 50 years. My first recollections were the acts of Yasser Arafat until the most recent in France and Africa. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced, murdered, kidnapped or assassinated...