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To be or not to be (on DVD)

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Shakespeare Club celebrate the 20 first arrivals of what is hoped to eventually be the complete works of William Shakespeare on DVD at the Roswell Public Library on Thursday afternoon. The Shakespearians had hoped to have the complete works already, but the European DVD format is not compatible with DVD players in [&hellip...

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Goddard leadership

Young local learns leadership

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School senior Abbi Roe attended the 2016 American Legion Auxiliary New Mexico Girls State the week of June 5-10 on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. Each summer, approximately 20,000 young women participate in ALA Girls...

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Couple celebrates 70 years together

June 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruth and Ken Lewis celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at Peachtree Village Retirement Community (Briana Hodge Photo). One night in the summer of 1946, a newly discharged Army veteran named Ken Lewis stepped off a bus in Roswell to meet his sister and...

Pecos Icecream

‘Really cool’ lesson is served

June 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veronica Lara, center, helps dip up a scoop of homemade ice cream for Nicte Portillo at Pecos Elementary School on Thursday. First grade students and their teachers learned how to make their own ice cream by mixing the ingredients in a bag of ice and shaking...

Congo’s president promises democratic vote despite tensions

June 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s president on Friday broke his silence on upcoming elections that have fueled tensions in this central African country for well over a year, promising a democratic process but declining to detail his political future....

Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing ‘genocide’

June 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis, left, and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, right, review honour guards shortly upon arrival to Zvaretnots airport in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, June 24, 2016. Pope Francis is in Armenia for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)...

Taiwan protests after Cambodia deports suspects to China

June 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Taiwan protested after Cambodia deported 25 Taiwanese internet scam suspects to rival China in the latest snub of the self-ruled island. The 25 Taiwanese and 14 Chinese were deported on a special plane dispatched by the Chinese...

State police ID man shot, killed at Grant County home

June 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

HANOVER, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot by a state police officer in a small New Mexico town has died. New Mexico State Police said early Friday that 29-year-old Josh Herrera was killed in the shooting Thursday afternoon in Hanover, a town east of...

New Mexico AG reviewing fetal tissue transfers to UNM

June 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office is reviewing whether a clinic’s transfer of aborted fetuses to the University of New Mexico violated state law. The request for the investigation comes from Rep. Marsha Blackburn,...

Udall: New Mexico dodged bullet with blaze in Manzanos

June 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The dry conditions and sweltering temperatures that had fueled a wildfire that charred 28 square miles in central New Mexico were memories Friday as showers and thunderstorms allowed hundreds of firefighters to close in on the...