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  • Zoe's not so small Mouse wins the Steer Show

    August 5, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Zoe Walker, right, 12, of Roswell, won Grand Champion for the Steer Show at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, Thursday morning. Her older sister, Courteney, won Grand Reserve Champion. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Mouse, the market steer, was anything but...

  • War memorial work to begin this week

    August 3, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Construction on the new Chaves County War Memorial is slated to begin this week in hopes of erecting the monument just before the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. “Hopefully it will be done before Sept. 9,” and in time for a dedication ceremony...

  • Barela calls Roswell's an 'amazing, diversified economy'

    August 3, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela meets with local business leaders in Roswell, Tuesday, on his Job Creation Tour throughout the state. Pictured at left is Amado “Sonny” Espinoza, III. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) New Mexico...

  • Sure doesn’t seem like health fair’s 29 years old

    August 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Braden Barton, 5, reaches for a handful of candy at the Los Pasitos Learning Center booth during the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Division of Health annual Free Community Health Fair, Saturday, at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club. (Mark Wilson...

  • Robert Riley, Navy medic, recalls brush with death

    July 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer U.S. Navy Corpsman Robert Riley had saved countless lives during his three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. But one day, Nov. 23, 2009, to be exact, it was his life that needed saving when insurgents attacked...

  • Fish kill closes Lea Lake

    July 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lea Lake at Bottomless Lakes State Park will be closed until further notice after thousands of sunfish died in the water and were washed ashore Friday morning, officials say. The cause of the fish kill is unknown at this point, says Park Superintendent Joe...

  • Mayor: SSOT grads source of 'pride and joy' for city

    July 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Special Services Occupational Training program graduates let off some last-minute steam before commencement ceremonies, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) More than 70 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell students with...

  • Predator control levy will continue

    July 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Commissioners ordered a special levy to continue charging 50 cents per head on all animals to be protected from coyotes, mountain lions and bobcats under the Predator Control Program during their monthly meeting, Thursday. The move came after...

  • Impact Confections to leave city

    July 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Candy company Impact Confections announced Thursday that it is shutting down its Roswell manufacturing facility to consolidate with operations in Wisconsin. About 80 employees will lose their jobs, officials say. Chief operating officer for Impact Confections...

  • Sunset redo nearly complete

    July 28, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Michael Gottlieb, RISD Superintendent, shows off the front entrance of Sunset Elementary, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Construction on Sunset Elementary School will likely be complete by the first day of school next month, Roswell Independent School...