Archive for December 20th, 2013

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    Meet the Foltses: First same-sex couple to receive a marriage license from county gives interview with the Record

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Curtis and Phillip Folts, who were married Friday morning in Roswell, show off their marriage certificate following the ceremony. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chaves County Clerk’s Office gave out marriage licenses to gay couples for the first time in the county’s...

  • Gerina-Piller

    County DWI program makes PSA with hometown stars

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gerina Mendoza-Piller films a series of public service announcements at Goddard High School, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) She’s a professional golfer. They’re a professional film crew. All are Goddard High School graduates and they came together with the...

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    Body identified; Romero a person of interest

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Romero The Roswell Police Department reported that it received confirmation from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body that was found in a shallow grave in the 200 block of East 12th Street on Wednesday. OMI was able...

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    Vet cemetery dedication Dec. 30

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Gene Balderston, Gene Peterson, Ron McKay and Harry McGraw observe the ongoing progress of the development of the Roswell Veterans Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. A dedication for the cemetery will be held Dec. 30. at 10:30 a.m. Donations can be made...

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    Addition to RISD graduation policy would expand leniency for students

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education conducted a first reading of an addition to the district’s high school graduation policy during a special meeting Friday. The proposed addition outlines the means through which a student who fails...

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    Tips to help ensure a safe holiday season

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Since October, there have been a total of 149 forced-entry and non-forced-entry burglaries reported to the Roswell Police Department, including 50 vehicle burglaries. Becoming a victim of crime puts a damper on anyone’s holidays. A number of measures can be...

  • Police Blotter: Handgun stolen from unlocked car

    December 20, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Aggravated burglary Officers were dispatched to reports of a burglarized car in the 1200 block of East First Street, Thursday evening. A handgun had been stolen between 6 p.m. and about 7 p.m., when the theft was reported. The door of the car had been left...

  • Justin Timberlake finds harmony in ‘Llewyn Davis’

    December 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Justin Timberlake accepts the award for favorite album – soul/R&B for “The 20/20 Experience” at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. In the Coen brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis”...

  • Louis Charles Landauer

    December 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Louis Charles Landauer, of Roswell, and formerly of Latham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Lovelace Hospital in Roswell. Born in Knox, N.Y., on Jan. 18, 1923, he was the son of the late August and Albertine (Schweitzer) Landauer. He...

  • Tom Cruise, tabloids, settle defamation lawsuit

    December 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 10, 2012 file photo shows actor Tom Cruise at the world premiere of “Jack Reacher,” held at the Odeon Leicester Square, in London. The publisher of Life & Style and In Touch magazines announced Friday, Dec. 20, 2013,...