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  • Johnnie M. Gamboa

    June 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 23, 2017 at Ballard Funeral Home for Johnnie M. Gamboa, 87, who passed on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Lay-Pastor Alex Sigala will officiate with burial to follow at...

  • Ernesto Joseph Espinoza

    June 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ernesto Joseph Espinoza, age 58, who passed away Monday June 19, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • Elected leaders should stand with sportmen

    June 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Sportsmen and women in Chaves County and southeast New Mexico recently got steamrolled by the Chaves County Commission. The commissions vote to close a 5-mile stretch of Felix Canyon Road –– the primary access to public hunting unit 32 –– was not...

  • We shouldn’t degrade Roswell police

    June 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Wednesday’s letter from Flo Wells about the Roswell Police Department’s use of military equipment seems a little misdirected. The equipment used by our Police Department should, and I believe currently does, reflect their current needs in today’s...

  • Berrendo Cooperative water access problems attributed to leak

    June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A leak in a water line is being blamed for widespread water problems experienced recently by members of the Berrendo Cooperative Water User Association. “It’s just all of a sudden,” said Tammy Roberts, a Berrendo water association member. “We have a...

  • Weather creates deathly dust storm

    June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Six people were killed and numerous others were injured in a 25-vehicle accident caused by a dust storm Monday on Interstate 10 in southwestern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police responded to the multi-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound along the outskirts of...

  • Missing Corpus Christi hikers found dead near Carlsbad Caverns

    June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The bodies of two missing hikers from Corpus Christi have been found by authorities near Carlsbad Caverns. Searchers discovered the body of Robert Neal Pluta, 21, at around 10:05 p.m. Monday, about 2 miles northwest of the caverns. Police said the search for...

  • Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge hosts open house

    June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bitter Lake National Willdlife Refuge hosted an open house Saturday. Pictured, from left, are Redcoats Kim Vasquez, Hervey Gilliland, Rhonda Johnson, Yukie Ebara and Stacie Carroll. Also pictured, from left, are Friends of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge...

  • Burglar gets away with $1,800 TV

    June 20, 2017 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at rpdp2c.org. All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Jackson Drive at 10:49 p.m. Thursday on a forced-entry burglary call....

  • Sylvester Raymond Harris

    June 20, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sylvester Raymond Harris, 59, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Capitan, NM surrounded by his loving family. Sylvester was born June 7, 1958 in Los Angeles, CA to Robert Harris and Pilar Baca. Sylvester is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and...