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  • Mary McCurdy

    November 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Mary McCurdy at 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Grace Community Church. Pastor Rick Hale will officiate. Mary Austin McCurdy was born February 8, 1921 in Wynnewood, OK to A.A. and Cornella Austin. She is also...

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    Alvarado reflects on time in WWII, Korean War

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer One former Roswell man worked on the atomic bomb before he even knew what it was. Braulio Alvarado, 87, of San Patricio, has been in the Army, Air Force and the Marines throughout his life. Alvarado was first drafted into...

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    Big turnout for auction

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

      Charles Fischer Photo Around 400 people showed up for the Billy the Kid Self Storage Auction on Saturday. There were 30 units sold at 1325 E. Country Club Road in Roswell, with prices ranging from $35 to $550 for a storage unit. [/auth...

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    Memorial honors those who served

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Max Scally Photos A Blue Star Memorial dedication was held Saturday afternoon at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery in honor of those who served in the Armed Forces. The Home Garden Club of Roswell sponsored the memorial....

  • Joyce Hallsten

    November 9, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Joyce Hallsten, age 75 of Roswell, passed away on November 3, 2014. Joyce was born on July 29, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois to Russell Deards and Dorothy Conklin. She married Ronald Hallsten in 1957, he survives her at their home. She is also survived by her...

  • Jerry Don Cannon

    November 9, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jerry Don Cannon, 72, of Roswell, NM passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm, Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Jerry was born November 9, 1941 to Homer Cannon and Ruby Mitchell in Paris, TX. He...

  • Verna Rae Glass

    November 9, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Verna Rae Glass, age 85, a longtime resident of Roswell, NM, passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at 4:00 a.m., in Albuquerque, NM. Verna was born on July 2, 1929 in Keystone, SD, the fifth child of Ernest Henry Wood and Mina Lucretia Lobdell Wood. She...

  • Marion Louise (Payne) Riley

    November 9, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marion Louise (Payne) Riley A funeral service for Marion Louise (Payne) Riley will be at 10:00 AM Monday, November 10, 2014 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Aaron T. Colyer officiating. The family will be accepting visitation Sunday, November 9, 2014 from...

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    Lacher leads First Church of the Nazarene

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Photo Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher serves as the lead pastor at the Roswell First Church of the Nazarene. He welcomes visitors to attend a service at the long-established Roswell church. By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher...


    Mendoza honors aunt who died from breast cancer

    November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staff Report Submitted Photos Roswell resident Jessica Mendoza recently had her head shaved in memory of her aunt, Tia Angie Garcia, who lost her battle to breast cancer on Nov. 2, 2004. Garcia’s cancer had been in remission for many years before she died...