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    Community Band presents final concert

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Community Band will present their annual spring concert at 7 p.m., Monday in the Performing Arts Center auditorium at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. This concert is open to the public at no charge. The band will perform a large...

  • Dear Editor: 5-7-15

    May 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, Thank you for putting reporter Jeff Jackson’s interview of former Marine Jim Bloodhart on the front page. There was, however, a glaring error I must call to your attention. “There are only former Marines, all ex-Marines are dead.” It has...

  • John Paul Miranda

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John Paul Miranda was born on July 31, 1981, in Roswell, New Mexico, to Theresa Miranda Garcia. He is survived by his mother Theresa Garcia; sisters, Monica Garcia and Sara Garcia; nieces and nephews, Aaliyah Benavidez, Marcos Calendaria, Audrina Garcia,...

  • Joanne Louise Rose

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joanne Louise Rose, born October 25, 1925, in Erie, PA, passed onto eternal life May 6, 2015, in Roswell, New Mexico. Joanne was born to Alice and Arthur (Jim) Rupp, who have preceded her in death. Joanne graduated from Academy High School in Erie, PA, St....

  • Ricardo Ray Nunez, Jr. “Ricky Ray”

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ricardo Ray Nunez, Jr. “Ricky Ray” passed away peacefully in his Mommy and Daddy’s arms with his family by his side at 23 days old on Monday, May 4, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM. Ricky Ray was born on April 11, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM to Ricardo Ray Nunez,...

  • Robert Joseph Leonard

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Robert Joseph Leonard, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on May 5, 2015. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences may be made online at

  • Norman Cain

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Norman Cain, 59, passed away on April 25, 2015, in Roswell, NM. He was born on March 7, 1956, to Noah E. Cain and Jodie Josephine Cain Miller in Roswell, NM. Fishing and camping were Norman’s favorite pastimes, as well as working as a silversmith. Norman...

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    The benefits of being active

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Wednesday was National Walk and Bike to School Day, and eight of the district’s elementary schools participated. One school, Nancy Lopez Elementary, will do the event on May 12. The purpose of the event is to encourage kids to walk or bike to school to get...

  • Dr-Karen-Carson

    Local MD appointed to state medical board

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Carson   A Roswell pediatrician has been appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez to the New Mexico Medical Board, the state agency that regulates the licensing of physicians and physician assistants. Dr. Karen Lynn Carson was appointed as a physician member of...

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    Harvest Ministries, churches getting together for National Day of Prayer

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christian faithful sing and pray during last year’s National Day of Prayer at the Chaves County Courthouse. (File Photo)   Every year on the first Thursday in May, millions gather across our nation and in 10 other nations around the world for the...