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Archive for July 9th, 2013

  • U.S. can’t change Mideast

    July 9, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    As we observe the latest round of disharmony in Egypt, where a restive population grew weary of the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and an ousted president Muhammad Morsi, we can’t avoid one conclusion: Anyone who tells you they understand the future...

  • Firework damages KFC toilet

    July 9, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Criminal damage • Police were called to Kentucky Fried Chicken, 110 W. Hobbs St., where someone damaged a toilet with firecrackers which were lit and then tossed into it. The damage is estimated at $200. • Police were dispatched to Overmier Services, 125...

  • Youngest New Mexico Gov. ‘Lonesome Dave’ Cargo dies in ABQ at age 84

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    David F. Cargo, a maverick Republican who became the youngest governor of New Mexico and served two terms in the turbulent 1960s, died Friday at the age of 84. Cargo had been in an Albuquerque nursing home for about two years following a stroke, but he had...

  • Nice ride

    July 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nayeli Gutierrez, 11, visiting from Virginia, rides a creature from the Austin Bike Zoo during July Fourth festivities at Cielo Grande, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Unescorted female cattle a crime in NM

    July 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Many states and communities maintain what might be considered funny laws on the books. For example, Roswell used to have an ordinance which set the speed limit for horses and carriages at eight miles an hour. How law...

  • Alien abduction during UFO Fest

    July 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Dorrie Faubus-McCarty reported an alien abduction to Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Monday, when she learned that the baby alien on the sign facing south on Hwy 285 near Omaha...

  • Google honors Roswell ‘flying saucer’ with Doodle

    July 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL (AP) — Google is marking the 66th anniversary of a New Mexico newspaper’s report of a captured “flying saucer” with an interactive Doodle. The search engine posted the Doodle on its home page Monday. The retro-looking black and white game...

  • City Council considers resolution defining marriage as between a man and a woman

    July 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer The Roswell City Council Police Committee welcomed new Police Attorney Paul Sanchez at their meeting on Monday. Sanchez gave the committee an overview of his experience, which includes service in the military and with the...