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Archive for May 13th, 2012

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    May 13, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Candidate forum Monday night

    May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will host its 29th candidate forum at First Baptist Church, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. The forum is co-sponsored with the Roswell Daily Record. It will feature all area candidates...

  • ‘Art is all about expressing yourself’; Celebrate!

    May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Shanel Wright, left, and Lily Moore check out artwork during Celebrate the Arts Day at the Civic Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo A child’s work of art at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Saturday stated the spirit of the day’s event best, as it...

  • Martinez speaks at NMMI’s 118th

    May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gov. Susana Martinez congratulates a NMMI honor grad during commencement ceremonies, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico Military Institute held its 118th commencement program Saturday at Pearson Auditorium, issuing diplomas to about 200 high...

  • Coreene O’Dell

    May 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Coreene O’Dell, 89, of Roswell, passed away on May 12, 2012. She was born in Bryce, Ariz., on Oct. 26, 1922, to James Phillip Walker and Martha Evelyn Tortenberry. Coreene O’Dell was married to Eugene Garvin O’Dell, May 11, 1940, in Lordsburg. Gene...

  • Elisa Luna Velasco

    May 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Elisa Luna Velasco, “Grandma Honey,” 54, of Roswell, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012, at home surrounded by her loving family. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at...

  • Political attacks can backfire

    May 13, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: In response to the letter “Follow the money” (RDR April 29): This letter by Mr. Moran (chairman of Democratic Party, Chaves County) strikes me as a rather clumsy attempt to discredit opponents. Contrary to Mr. Moran’s opinion of our...

  • Health care fraud

    May 13, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    News coverage of last week’s simultaneous arrests of 107 people in seven cities for alleged health care fraud pretty much appeared and disappeared in a day, at least outside Miami, Baton Rouge, Houston, Los Angeles, Detroit, Tampa and Chicago, the cities...

  • Eagles, Krauss honored at Boston music school

    May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown, left, and members of the musical group the Eagles: Don Henley, second from left; Glenn Frey, third from left; Joe Walsh, third from right; and Timothy Schmit, second from right; and Berklee Senior Vice...

  • Southwest Louisiana fetes homegrown ‘Idol’

    May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    “American Idol” finalist Joshua Ledet of Westlake, La., is greeted by fans after his arrival from Los Angeles at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles on Friday, May 11, 2012. Ledet, the 20-year-old top-three finalist on Fox’s TV...