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  • Weldon Miles Watson

    April 3, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring, TX, 6900 South Highway 87 for Weldon Miles Watson who was born July 28, 1926 in Ira, Texas to Ava and Bill Watson, who preceded him in death. Weldon...

  • Gerard Arnold Norve

    April 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held for Gerard Arnold Norve, 78, at 11 AM, Monday, April 7, 2014 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. He passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014 at St. Anthony Healthcare in Clovis. Gerard was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 23, 1935, to...


    RPD attempting to ID duo

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police are attempting to identify a female and a male subject who are persons of interest in a case involving credit card fraud and larceny. If anyone can help identify the duo, you are urged to contact the Roswell Police Department 624-6770 or Crime...

  • Police Blotter: Burglars take $6,000 in lawn, garden tools

    April 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police responded to numerous incidents on Tuesday, including a burglary of a garage from which thousands of dollars’ worth of lawn and garden tools were stolen. A man reported the burglary on the 200 block of North Michigan Avenue. A garage door was...

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    Eddy County deputy involved in car chase with shots fired

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    An Eddy County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a vehicle pursuit with shots fired on Tuesday. At about 12:20 a.m., a vehicle was seen pulling out of a residence near the intersection of Olive and Tansill streets without headlights, according to a report...

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    Oil well explosion injures 4

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    An Apache Oil oil well exploded Tuesday morning in Eddy County, according to an Eddy County Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies responded to an oil-well blowout at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning on Eddy County Road 222 (Shugart Road) near U.S. 82 in Loco...

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    Infection control topic of Healthsense

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Debra Belyeu-Haeny, infection control officer at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, will be speaking at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Healthsense. With more and more new “bugs,” people are becoming ill with new illnesses and spreading them in new ways....

  • James Richard “Jim” Petty

    April 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. on Monday April 7, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for James Richard “Jim” Petty, age 47, of Roswell who passed away on April 1, 2014. Pastor Lonnie Owen of Christ’s Church and Pastor Jim Suttle of Calvary...

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    Earth Day event planned at Living Desert State Park

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park will host the 20th annual March for Parks Earth Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 26 in the Visitor Center. There will be many exhibitors, including the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks,...

  • To the Editor of the Roswell Daily Record,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I was surprised and somewhat amused to find the following letter in my mail.   Russell, I have spoken with several other pastors and we all agree that you should immediately stop writing anymore letters to the editor. Are you insane? Haven’t you...