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  • In defense of the Watchtower

    September 6, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When I asked my relatives to give me information on what the Jehovah’s Witnesses said about 1975, they gave me several references and for the first time I quoted the Watchtower. But they asked me not to bring this organization into these debates. I told...

  • Notes on the passing small town scene

    September 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    For more than three years now, I’ve been collecting news out of small towns around New Mexico. I launched the Community News Exchange, or CNEx, as a news-sharing service in May 2013 and have been reading many of New Mexico’s smallest newspapers (either...

  • Trust needed to stop killings

    September 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 39 officers were shot and killed in 2015 nationwide. The last we checked, there have been 38 in 2016 — and we have four months left in the year. It wasn’t long ago that a police officer was a symbol of safety...

  • Karry Scott Hubbard

    September 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Karry Scott Hubbard, 51, who passed away Monday, September 05, 2016 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Paul S. Harnden

    September 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Paul S. Harnden, 90, passed away on September 2, 2016 in Goliad, Texas; a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was born December 31, 1925 to the late Ernest Harnden and Martha Baldwin in Yoakum, Texas. He proudly served in the...

  • Patricia (Pat) Hanley Carver

    September 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Patricia (Pat) Hanley Carver, 87 years old, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 of a heart attack at ENMMC with her family by her side Pat was born in El Paso, Texas to W.F. (Bill) Hanley and Julia Meadows Hanley on April 22, 1929....

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    Aspiring to play in the Symphony Orchestra

    September 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 2016-17 season on Monday with a free Labor Day concert at Spring River Park & Zoo. A program of mostly patriotic music was presented, while Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, dressed in a tuxedo, was the...

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    Chamber of Commerce announces Leadership Roswell Class of 2017

    September 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the students selected to participate in the Leadership Roswell program as the Class of 2017. Leadership Roswell is the oldest continuous program of its kind in the State of New Mexico. The 34th class will...

  • Officers seize marijuana

    September 5, 2016 • 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...

  • Jayna Kay Wellman

    September 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of Roswell, for Jayna Kay Wellman, age 57, of Roswell, NM who earned her precious angel wings on September 1, 2016. Chaplain Tim Arlett will be officiating. Jayna...