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Archive for July 3rd, 2012

  • With a call to Crime Stoppers, you can make a difference in crime!

    July 3, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    For more information, please visit the Chaves County Crime Stoppers web site at www.chavescountycrimestoppers.com . Callers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward. REMEMBER TO CALL 1-888-594- T I P S (8477) AND YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN...

  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves hits milestone

    July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    In 1972, a bridge between employers and service members was erected when, anticipating the end of the Vietnam War and the draft, the Department of Defense established the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The organization commemorated its 40th...

  • Burglary in progress stopped; handgun taken from vehicle

    July 3, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Norris Place, Saturday, on a report of a burglary in progress. The victims stated that they had been drinking with the subject earlier in the day, and he separated. He arrived later at their residence and...

  • Chaves County Detention Ctr. receives accreditation

    July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Detention Center is the first in the state to receive a Certificate of Accreditation from the Adult Detention Professional Standards Council. The certificate was awarded Thursday evening at the closing session of the New Mexico Association...

  • Woman leads deputies in wild ride in stolen RV

    July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Christina Vandergriff A young Albuquerque woman went for a wild ride in a recreational vehicle reportedly stolen from Thunderbird Trailer Park, 907 N. Atkinson Ave., around 8:30 a.m. Monday. The 57-year-old victim told the Roswell Police Department that he...

  • UFO Fest brought thousands

    July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Alien believers, cohorts, fanatics and skeptics alike have now returned to their respective homelands, leaving behind a successful commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the 1947 incident, one of the most debated events in...

  • Man flees from, shoots at members of the RPD

    July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eric Aldaz The Roswell Police Department arrested Eric Aldaz, 22, Saturday, after officers responded to a 911 call from a resident at 5 Briar Ridge around 6:45 p.m. According to the police, Aldaz was holding a woman at gunpoint. The patrol officer sent to the...

  • Richard Tempero

    July 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Richard L. Tempero II, age 52, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born September 1, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his loving wife Belinda Tempero and is the loving son of Richard L....

  • Cemetery concerns

    July 3, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I read, with interest and astonishment, the article in the June 24 edition of the Roswell Daily Record about the city of Roswell’s approval for a veterans cemetery. I agree that all veterans deserve a free and peaceful looking place for their...

  • ‘Obamatax’ disappointing

    July 3, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The Supreme Court on Thursday effectively changed the nickname for the Affordable Care Act from “Obamacare” to “Obamatax.” The court’s 5-4 ruling to uphold the ACA’s individual mandate was disappointing, in that it let stand a monstrously unwieldy...