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    Vietnam War-Era veterans honored in Artesia

    April 19, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Southeastern New Mexican Vietnam War-era veterans were honored Wednesday at a 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony in Artesia. More than 150 Vietnam War-era veterans and family members of deceased Vietnam War-era veterans attended. The...

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    April oil and gas lease sale earns $4 million

    April 19, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — An oil and gas lease sale held Tuesday generated nearly $4 million from tracts in Eddy, Chaves and Lea counties, the New Mexico State Land Office announced Wednesday. A total of 35 tracts covering 8,992 acres in the Permian Basin were leased for...

  • Joseph Stephen Merlo, Sr.

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joseph Stephen Merlo, Sr., age 84, of Roswell, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 115 West 11th Street, Roswell, NM. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m....

  • Carroll Dean Rankin

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services for Carroll Dean Rankin are scheduled for April 22 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Roswell, NM. Burial will take place in South Park Cemetery in Roswell, NM at a later date. Dean Rankin, 89, died on Tuesday,...

  • Valentine Gomez

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our dad Valentine Gomez passed away peacefully in Roswell, NM at his home on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the age of 91. He lived a good life and he lived a healthy life up until two months ago. Born in Roswell on February 14, 1926 on Valentine’s Day; a...

  • Anthony “Tony” Delay Sr.

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anthony “Tony” Delay Sr. died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Roswell, New Mexico, at the age of 72. Cremation arrangements will be handled by Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017,...

  • Charles Avery Hedgecock Jr.

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charles Avery Hedgecock Jr. “Jack” went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2017. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at the General...

  • George B. Stoesser September 8, 1940-Santa Rosa, California to April 15, 2017-Roswell, New Mexico

    April 19, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of George Stoesser at the age of 76. George was raised in Carmel, California by Eric and Mildred Stoesser. George became a competitive tennis player at an early age. He played tennis on scholarship for the...

  • UFO signs versus Cahoon pool

    April 19, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    It seems like the City Council is on a rejection roll at the present time. But that doesn’t seem to stop them from spending money. Now we are looking at five UFO signs to the tune of $600,000, which are designed to pull in tourists. If I am not mistaken, I...

  • Working class should unite

    April 19, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Had to laugh when I read Mr. Kopp’s response to my letter. How much of an old-school Democrat are you, Mr. Kopp? Your words have a Lincoln-era ring to them. You said you were once a union worker. I can already tell by your “me-first, me-only,...