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Archive for October, 2013

  • Royce L. Burns

    October 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Royce L. Burns passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. Royce Burns, 73, was born June 12, 1940, in Pittsburg, Oklahoma, to John T. and Rutonse Burns, who preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by...

  • David Wayne Allen III

    October 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    An angel has gone to be with Jesus, David Wayne Allen III of Roswell, NM. A memorial service for David will be Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor John Cannon officiating. Baby David was born September 23, 2013,...

  • Bernie L. Harris

    October 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Bernie L. Harris, age 82, of Roswell, who passed away on September 29, 2013. Pastor Troy Grant with Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate. Bernie was...

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    Info on pipe bombs found in Roswell, Clovis sought

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This trip wire pipe bomb improvised explosive device (IED) simulator, used to train US military service personnel, is displayed in the US Army (USA) Training Support Center (TSC), USA Signal Command and Fort Gordon (USASC & FG), Fort Gordon, Georgia...

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    Brink wins Best in Show with ‘Chilla’

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hannah Brink holds her rabbit, “Chilla,” who won Best in Show and Best Fancy Monday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Chilla likes to run around, grabbing everyone’s interest. But Monday, he sat with his legs properly...

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    Fair parade heralds the beginning of autumn

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fair-goers and firefighters exchange high-fives during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Parade. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Fair Day Parade had a little bit of something for everyone with entries that went quite literally from A, All Saints Catholic School and...

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    Headstones desecrated at South Park Cemetery

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Subjects kicked over 21 headstones at South Park Cemetery, Wednesday night, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. The incident was reported to the Roswell Police Department the following day. Cemetery Sexton Mike Kirk told the Daily Record that...

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    RDR receives 21 awards at annual newspaper contest

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The 105th annual New Mexico Press Association Better Newspaper Contest took place Saturday, and even with the highest number of entries since the contest began, the Roswell Daily Record stood out with 21 awards, including the award for General Excellence. In...