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Crash claims woman

July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carolina Lara of Roswell died as the result of a rollover crash. According to reports, the New Mexico State Police were dispatched to U.S. Highway 70 near mile marker 345 on Sunday around 6:30 a.m. where officers located a small blue 4-door Chevrolet on the north side of the highway. Emergency personnel were on the [&hellip...

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Luncheon to focus on education

July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Republican Women’s Luncheon will host a talk by New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera at noon on Wednesday. Skandera will discuss her plans for the future of education in the state. The speech was arranged by State...

Concert series unites community

July 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Los Pacers perform during the Concerts in the Park at Cahoon Park, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The sun is setting on a Friday night, and a breeze starts to whisper through the trees, cooling the roughly 80 people sitting in lawn chairs that cover...

Air Center passengers still packing

July 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

By population, a recent report identified more passengers were stopped at security gates carrying guns at Roswell Air Center than any other airport in the nation. But statistics can be confusing. The Associated Press reported this week that the Transportation...

Summer Spray

July 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kids at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club enjoy a wet shower courtesy of the fire department, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

‘A good life’ for longtime ham radio enthusiast

July 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former FAA air traffic controller, New Mexico State Police dispatcher and Roswell native Tommy Dow began his amateur radio hobby at age 15 and now operates with the highest class of license available. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) As a teen in Roswell, Tommy Dow...

Authors to discuss latest works, history

July 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center will host nonfiction book signings, Saturday, July 20, featuring authors who mix storytelling, suspense and local southwest history into seamless works to bring the past alive again, The signings will take place in the...

Gonzales gathering supplies for school year

July 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny and Angie Gonzales organize donations Thursday for the Community Volunteer Program’s annual School Supply Giveaway. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It’s almost that time of year again; summer is quickly coming to an end and students are already in search of...

Supporters defend same-sex marriage

July 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Same-sex marriage and gay pride supporters filled City Council chambers Thursday night following news that officials were considering a resolution earlier this week to declare marriage as a formal union between a man and woman. Though the proposal was pulled...

Busy bee

July 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A lone bee approaches flowers in a flower bed on a hot summer afternoon, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...