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Archive for June 17th, 2012

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    June 17, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Lawrence Brothers IGA honors first responders

    June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Native Air Ambulance sits on display during a Lawrence Brothers IGA celebration to honor first responders, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s first responders were honored at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Saturday, allowing a chance for the public to meet...

  • Community gathers, commemorates Juneteenth

    June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    J’Vaughn Johnson, 2, sits on Uncle Wesley Maxwell’s shoulder while watching dad play basketball during the Juneteenth Festival 2012 at Cahoon Park, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of the community gathered Saturday at Cahoon Park to commemorate...

  • Rain, steady progress on Little Bear

    June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Little Bear fire burns in steep, rocky, inaccessible terrain in the White Mountain Wilderness of the Lincoln National Forest near Ruidoso and Alto, June 6. As of Saturday, the fire had consumed more than 38,000 acres, more than 234 structures and was 51%...

  • John Rhodes

    June 17, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church in Hagerman, for John “MJ” Rhodes, 86, of Hagerman, who passed away June 13, 2012. The Rev. Stephen Deutsch of First Presbyterian Church will officiate,...

  • Walter F. Knapp

    June 17, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Former Roswell resident Walter F. Knapp Jr. passed away on June 10, 2012, at his home in Mandeville, La. Walter was born Dec. 17, 1928, in West Point, Va., to Walter F. and Mary Elizabeth Knapp, who preceded him in death. Walter and Ida Mae Godby were married...

  • Mary Wood

    June 17, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary Wimberly Wood, loving mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her home in Roswell. She was 73. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Washington Avenue Fellowship Church with...

  • Which party is more compassionate?

    June 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Recently, several letters from left-leaning, liberal writers have appeared in the Record. Many of the letters are so convoluted and patently dishonest that the writers obviously live ideologically beyond the realm of logical reasoning. One writer...

  • Lizard listing rightly dropped

    June 17, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    We were gratifed to learn Wednesday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is withdrawing its proposal to list the sand dune lizard as an endangered species. Had the lizard been listed, it would have meant great hardship for area oil and gas businesses....

  • Stage collapses before Radiohead concert; 1 dead

    June 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo provided by Alexandra Mihan shows a collapsed stage at the site for a Radiohead concert at Downsview Park in Toronto on Saturday June 16, 2012. Toronto paramedics say one person is dead and another is seriously hurt after the stage collapsed while...