Author archives: Rseyler

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    Loaves & Fishes brings food, fellowship

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Loaves & Fishes Community Development Corp., a United Way agency, has been offering food to seniors in Hagerman for six years. Loaves & Fishes offers a food pantry for seniors and others who need assistance. The agency grew out of a small Sunday...


    Deputy cabinet secretary visits city library; Trustees discuss upcoming Bond B election

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Michael Delello, deputy cabinet secretary of the Department of Cultural Affairs, visited the Roswell Public Library’s Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A state official was in town Thursday visiting the Roswell Public...


    Banned Books Week highlights First Amendment; Library displays challenged manuscripts, encourages reading

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Children’s Librarian Deanne Dekle of the Roswell Public Library stands by a display of books that have been banned or challenged on Wednesday. This week is Banned Books Week, and Dekle is encouraging residents to read and celebrate the First Amendment. For...


    Reflections & Recovery offers counseling, support

    September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lorual Peschka, director and founder of Reflections & Recovery, at left, and Houston Johnson, R&R board member, second from right, visit with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Helping women overcome addiction to alcohol...

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    Possible arson

    September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police were investigating a suspicious fire and possible arson at the intersection of Hendricks Street and Wyoming Avenue on Tuesday. The suspect was badly burned and was flown out of town for medical treatment, according to Officer L.J. Harrell,...

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    Former Alamogordo AD takes charge of Roswell athletics

    September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lawrence Johnson, former athletic director of Alamogordo Public Schools, has been named interim athletic director for the Roswell Independent School District, Superintendent Tom Burris announced on Monday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Roswell’s high school...

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    Esperanza House closes after losing city funding

    September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Esperanza House, a safe-house interview program for children who are victims of sexual abuse, has closed, after losing $50,000 in funding from the city of Roswell. The program provided forensic interviewing for abused children and nursing exams for women who...

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    United Way provides scholarships for day care; Family Resource & Referral programs nurture children

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Providing quality pre-school care for children is the mission of the Working Mothers Day Nursery, located at 500 E. Bland St., and the United Way of Chaves County helps them accomplish that mission. The nursery is part of Family Resource & Referral, a...

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    Blue Star Memorial marker rededicated

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Veterans Jimmy Montoya and Bill White salute after placing a wreath at the rededication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial By-Way marker, held by the Home Garden Club of Roswell, Thursday, at the Chaves County Courthouse. The Blue Star Memorial is a...


    Cemetery board reviews vet burial policies

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Cemetery Board of Roswell met Tuesday to discuss proposed rules and costs for burial in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veteran’s Cemetery. The finalized rules will be voted on during the board’s Oct. 21 meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The proposed...