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    Celebrating veterans

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Christina Jimenez Herrera, Bobby Villegas and Blacita Herrera. (Max Scally Photo)   At 93 years young, Les McPherson is said to be the oldest veteran in Chaves County. (Max Scally Photo) [/auth...

  • Argument leads to knife threat

    October 14, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police are seeking an arrest warrant for one local woman who allegedly assaulted her sister with a knife on Friday, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. An argument between two sisters, ages 19 and 35, led to the younger one...

  • Dear Editor: 10-14-14

    October 14, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, It appears to me the Chaves County commissioners don’t have enough to do. If their prime focus is to play politics with the ballot maybe its time we find commissioners who are more dedicated to doing the work county commissioners are...

  • James Leonard Pilley

    October 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at Hagerman Community Center for James Leonard Pilley, 74, who passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Jimmy Derrick will officiate with burial to follow at...

  • Quentin Rogers

    October 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, for Quentin Rogers of Artesia. Mr. Rogers, 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at his home in Artesia, NM. Rev. Rick Sullivan and Ty Houghtaling will officiate at the services. Quentin was born Feb....

  • Maureen Graveline

    October 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at 11 a.m., for Maureen Graveline, who passed away on Oct. 10, 2014. The service will be at the Trinity Apostolic Faith Church, on the corner of Washington and 17th. This is the church she grew up...

  • Duffey for District 1 County Commission

    October 12, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    In the race for Chaves County Commissioner District 1, the only contested race for a county office on general election ballots, the Daily Record believes both Republican incumbent James Duffey and Democrat challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. are well-qualified...

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    Commission candidates queried on issues

    October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    This composite photo shows Chaves County Commissioner for District 1 James Duffey, left, and his Democratic challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. during their separate interviews with the Roswell Daily Record editorial board on Wednesday. (Daily Record photo)   In...

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    Decorate your bra for a good cause

    October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Imagine That! Scrapbooks & Gifts in Roswell is inviting women to decorate their bras for a cause in support of breast cancer awareness and research. The fundraiser is called “Bling a Bra for Breast Cancer.” Here’s how it works. Drop off (or mail)...

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    NMMI celebrates, welcomes alumni

    October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    NMMI leaders and special guests watch the parade. (Shawn Naranjo Photos)   A drum major salutes the colors during New Mexico Military Institute’s Homecoming celebration, Saturday.   Institute cadets perform the Change of Flame Guard ceremony....