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  • Dawn Lanice Moretto

    September 3, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dawn Lanice Moretto was born on Feb. 27, 1967, to Renato “Mo” and Reann Moretto in Susanville, California. As a child Dawn was a happy and precocious little girl, always asking questions about life around her. She adored books as a baby that blossomed...

  • Dear Editor: 9-2-14

    September 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, While we with the Roswell Runners Club would like to have donated $30,000 to the Roswell Humane Society as stated in the photo caption in the Sunday edition of the Record (Vistas, page C2), that is incorrect. The Alien Chase has partnered with...


    Aroma of chiles in the air

    September 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The smell of hatch chiles, roasting in the Wal-Mart parking lot, attracts a herd of customers Sunday afternoon. September, and chile roasting, marks the beginning of fall, which officially begins Sept. 23. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...

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    Student threatened at Berrendo Middle School

    September 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Superintendent Tom Burris said Monday there will be an increased law enforcement presence today at Berrendo Middle School after an eighth-grade student wrote a message on a bathroom wall threatening another student on Thursday. The student was arrested Friday...

  • Emily Leilani Jensen

    September 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Emily Leilani was born with wings at 11:56 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She weighed 2 pounds, 4.8 ounces and was 15 inches long. She was a perfect angel to be sent to Heaven. As the days pass, the pain will slowly subside, but the love I hold for you in...

  • Linda (Cole) Hernes

    September 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Linda (Cole) Hernes will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with Hospice Chaplin, Tim Arlett officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2,...

  • Anita Ann Wilson-Mattus

    September 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church for Anita Ann Wilson-Mattus, age 51, of Grants, New Mexico, who passed away on Aug. 13, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Anita was born Dec. 28, 1963, in Roswell,...

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    Mayor talks weeds, city managers and animal control

    August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, gestures as he speaks Thursday with members of the Roswell Daily Record’s editorial staff. The mayor discussed several topics, such as animal control, city employees and overgrown weeds. Also pictured are Vision Editor Rey...

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    City still wants input on Yucca

    August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Bill Moffitt Record Correspondent   The last meeting of the month for input of ideas on the fate of the Yucca Recreation Center drew only a handful of citizens, much to the dismay of meeting organizers Saturday morning. City Councilor for Ward 5...


    Organist says instrument is ‘unique, beautiful’; Cleis Jordan’s musical career spans 59 years

    August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The organ at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Roswell is a Baroque-style tracker organ built by the Bedient Pipe Organ Company in Nebraska. A tracker organ has mechanical linkage between the keys and pipe valves, so for the musician the key pressure changes...