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  • roswell-fm

    Locally filmed flick premieres tonight

    September 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer “Roswell FM,” a locally filmed movie about a paranormal radio show starring Brendan Fehr, will debut at the White Sands Film Festival in Las Cruces today. Fehr, who played Michael Guerin in the “Roswell” television...

  • labor-day-2

    Concert in the park delivers patriotic Labor Day

    September 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photo The children on the right: Luke Simmons, 2, and his sister Brooke, 3, are joined by two more kids while they try playing the drums at the “Instrument Petting Zoo” Monday before the Roswell Symphony Orchestra’s Labor Day...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Providers, advocates criticize behavioral health turnover

    August 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer State health officials came under fire from patients, behavioral health providers and advocates Wednesday during a telephone conference, during which officials repeatedly deflected criticism about the recent decision to...

  • A1-8-28-Marcel

    Roswell crash debris witness

    August 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy photo Jesse Marcel Jr. (left) poses for a photo with his daughter, Denice, at the UFO Museum during the 2013 UFO Festival. Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Jesse Marcel Jr., the son of the U.S. Air Force intelligence officer who first...

  • Jill McLaughlin Photo
This year's Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk fundraiser drew more than 700 attendees to its brisket luncheon at the Roswell Elk's Lodge Monday.

    Alzheimer’s fundraiser draws 700

    August 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photo This year’s Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk fundraiser drew more than 700 attendees to its brisket luncheon at the Roswell Elk’s Lodge Monday. Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer This year’s Alzheimer’s...

  • rainbowflag-rings

    Chaves Co. stands against gay marriages

    August 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Bernalillo County today is expected to become the third, and most populous, county in New Mexico to start issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. The county clerk was ordered by State District Judge Alan...

  • Pearce announces bid for re-election

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., officially declared his re-election bid Friday evening, pointing to his bi-partisanship record, willingness to work for jobs immigration reform and protecting southern New Mexico’s economy. “Southern New Mexicans want...

  • spotlight.woods

    Pen pals Woods and Tur mark 50 years of cultural exchange

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nancy Woods, left, and Frode Pakusch Tur, of Oslo, Norway, have been pen pals for 50 years. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Nancy Woods was 13 and living in Santa Fe when she first decided she wanted to find a pen pal abroad. She looked up the Chamber of Commerce in...