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Archive for March 20th, 2014

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    Board planning to give city taste of Jazz Festival in April

    March 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Roswell will be filled with the sound of jazz in October when the Roswell Jazz Festival returns, but the city will also get a taste of jazz in April when the jazz festival board holds a Jazz Appreciation Celebration. April is...

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    NM landfill search for ‘E.T.’ video game halted

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO (AP) — New Mexico environmental regulators are blocking a planned search of an Alamogordo landfill for decades-old video games. The Alamogordo News reports the New Mexico Environment Department is prohibiting two companies from excavating the...

  • Gym faces lawsuit over Muslim head covering

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A New Mexico Muslim woman has filed a lawsuit against the New Hampshire-based gym chain Planet Fitness after she says an Albuquerque location refused to let her wear a religious head covering while working out. The Albuquerque Journal...

  • New Mexico, US officials differ on mental health

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    New Mexico, US officials differ on mental health ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico officials are disputing the federal government’s contention that the number of people in the state receiving behavioral health services dropped 23 percent last year. The...

  • far-away Florida

    March 20, 2014 • Dear Editor, OpinionComments Off

    Dear Editor, The last thing Roswell needs is a far-away Florida company to oversee our gas company. It bodes nothing but trouble. Keep it local. Sally Jo Davis [/auth...

  • Editorial – 03-21-14

    March 20, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Every time Kathleen Sebelius testifies before Congress, President Obama’s secretary of health and human services reminds us why she is unfit for her Cabinet post: She is a serial dissembler. The latest example is her appearance this week before the House...

  • Ramon R. Licon

    March 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ramon R. Licon, first born son of Ramon and Rosenda Licon, age 85 passed away on March 18, 2014. Ramon came from a musical background; his father was an accomplished violinist. Although Ramon started by playing the violin, within a few years he discovered his...

  • Florence Openshaw

    March 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Florence Openshaw, 101, passed from her Earthy Life to her Eternal Life on March 16, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Albuquerque, NM and now is in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 A.M., Saturday, March...

  • Kenneth Lurrell Jay

    March 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth Lurrell Jay A graveside service is set for 9:00 am, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Ken Jay who went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Dr. Doug Mills of First United Methodist Church will officiate. Ken was born on...

  • Alma C. McDaniel

    March 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alma C. McDaniel Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Alma C. McDaniel, age 100, of Roswell who passed away on March 17, 2014. Dr. Doug Mills of First United Methodist Church will officiate....