Archive for August 29th, 2013

  • A1-8-30-Legalizing-M#351880

    Feds green light state regulation of marijuana

    August 29, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    AP Photo Rachel Schaefer, of Denver, smokes marijuana Dec. 31, on the official opening night of Club 64, a marijuana-specific social club, in Denver.   WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite 75 years of federal marijuana prohibition, the Justice Department said...

  • CDC

    Health survey checks Roswell’s pulse

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo Medical technician Joe Glynn takes measurements of John Hagstrom during a CDC National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey held at ENMU-R, Thursday morning. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Four trailers sit parked at Eastern New Mexico...

  • Leprino

    Chemical leak at Leprino hospitalizes 17

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo An ambulance leaves Leprino Foods following an ammonia leak that forced the evacuation of the plant and sent 17 workers to area hospitals with minor injuries, Thursday morning. Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer A liquid ammonia leak at...

  • Karen Yvonne Uhrich

    August 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Karen Yvonne Uhrich 1952-2013 Karen Yvonne Uhrich passed away at her home on Sunday, August 18, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. Karen was born on October 18, 1952, in Moberly, Missouri, to Ben Jack and Leta Lorraine (Tipton) Wills. She attended Robert...

  • Veronica “Betty” Villescas Lucero Chavez

    August 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, our beloved Veronica “Betty” Chavez, 95, of Roswell, NM, passed on to be with our Heavenly Father surrounded by her children. Betty was born June 28, 1918, in Arabela, NM, to Amarante and Rebecca Lucero. She married Melchor...

  • Gay marriage lawsuit targets Los Alamos Co.

    August 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — County clerks across New Mexico are joining a lawsuit that allowed same-sex couples to be married and plan an appeal to get a statewide decision by the Supreme Court on whether gay marriage is legal. The executive director of a group...

  • rdr-kbcq

    RDR news now on KBCQ Radio

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local radio station KBCQ is now broadcasting headline news from the Roswell Daily Record five times daily. The content of the fast-paced 60-second newscast comes directly from the newsroom of the Daily Record, making it the most local and up-to-date broadcast...

  • James Spader cast as villain in ‘Avengers’ sequel

    August 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 27, 2013 file photo, actor James Spader arrives at the NBC 2013 summer press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Marvel announced Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that Spader will play Ulton in its “Avengers: Age of...

  • Fall Movies Preview: Worlds to be immersed in

    August 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in a scene from “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures) NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were....

  • roswell-police-station

    Council approves police contract

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer City Council approved a new, two-year contract for the Roswell Police Officers Association Thursday that included a pay increase and other incentives in a positive step toward encourage retention, councilors said. “When...