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  • MOST-WANTED-4-24-Rodriguez,-Jesus

    Roswell’s Most Wanted

    April 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jesus Rodriguez, 32, is wanted for larceny over $500, but less than $2,500. Rodriguez was allegedly seen on three separate dates (Thursday, Feb. 27, Wednesday, March 5, and Tuesday, March 25) removing surveillance cameras from a building on the 1100 block of...

  • At HHS, Sebelius wasn’t the problem

    April 23, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

      Recently, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced she is leaving the Obama administration, to be replaced by Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Though we’ve consistently opposed HHS policy...

  • Thurman Mayberry

    April 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Thurman Mayberry Memorial services are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Hagerman First Baptist Church for Thurman M. Mayberry of Hagerman, New Mexico. Mr. Mayberry, 89, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home with his two loving sons Don...

  • Gary M. Lackey

    April 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gary M. Lackey Sr., 52, was born November 27, 1961, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He went to heaven on Friday, April 18, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. He came from Alamosa, Colorado and worked in Buena Vista as a police officer for 11 years. He then moved to...

  • Lawrence C. Harris

    April 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lawrence C. Harris Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., April 26, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Roswell (400 W. Third St.) for Lawrence C. Harris, age 95, who passed away on March 7, 2014. Dr. Hugh Burroughs will officiate. Harris — who...

  • Thomas W. “Cotton” Baker

    April 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Thomas W. “Cotton” Baker Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for TW “Cotton” Baker, age 94, who peacefully passed away at home in Roswell on April 20, 2014. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery....

  • Kenneth Ray Qualls Sr.

    April 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth Ray Qualls Sr. March 23, 1951 – March 29, 2014 Kenneth Ray Qualls Sr., of Murfreesboro, TN formerly of Roswell, NM. Kenneth fought a 26-year battle with Cerebral Ataxia and passed away after a very brief but very courageous battle with brain...

  • EARTH-DAY-4-23

    Earth Day

    April 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rey Berrones Photo Retired state forester George Duda teaches the benefits of trees to students from Del Norte Elementary at the Keep Roswell Beautiful Earth Day outdoor classroom at Loveless Park on Tuesday morning. Keep Roswell Beautiful, the City Solid...

  • Police investigate burglary, vandalism

    April 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police investigated a burglary on Monday in which $6,800 worth of items were reported stolen. The burglary took place in the 1200 block of W. Second Street, and firearms, jewelry and a TV were among the items reported stolen. Also on Monday, Roswell...

  • Rep. Dave Camp’s plan would make tax day easier

    April 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dave Camp’s pending retirement from Congress may put an end to his long crusade to make common sense of the nation’s tax code, unless someone else takes up the mantle. It would be tragic if the effort is not sustained. Camp, the Midland Republican who...