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  • egg drop

    Egg drop event for gifted students builds problem-solving, team-building skills

    November 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Teacher Peggy Bohlin assists students as the get their eggs ready for the drop (submitted photo). The annual egg drop event held on Oct. 29, at the Yucca Recreation Center was deemed a success for the 50 elementary gifted fifth-graders from Roswell...

  • Vet-pavilion-primary

    New pavilion dedicated

    November 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Members of the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard chat after Tuesday’s dedication of a new pavilion at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery. The pavilion, which will be used for burial events, is the centerpiece of recent upgrades to the...

  • The war against marijuana turns regulatory

    November 10, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Last week, nearly two-thirds of Ohio’s voters rejected a measure that would have legalized marijuana. That doesn’t mean the move toward legalization has hit its peak; instead, it signals another battle on the horizon, over control of this burgeoning legal...

  • Letters To the Editor: Veteran’s Day

    November 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Military service dogs should be recognized Veterans Day (Nov. 11) honors the noble service and sacrifice of our troops. On this day, Americans should also recognize the contributions of our nation’s four-legged heroes: military service dogs. Soldiers rely...

  • Thank the vets with some action

    November 10, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Roswell Daily Record Today is Veterans Day, a date we set aside to honor those who served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. The date coincides with post-World War I observances Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, observed in many European nations in...

  • William Horning

    November 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    William “Bill” A. Horning, of Roswell, previously of Crosslake and Fifty Lakes, MN, passed away on November 4, 2015. He was born on May 24, 1939, in St. Paul, MN, to Alfred Horning and Eleanor Schleh. After proudly serving in the Navy, William worked as a...

  • Tommy Lee Williams

    November 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Tommy Lee Williams, 65, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away October 31, 2015. He was born in Artesia, New Mexico on March 10, 1950. Tommy is survived by his dad, Charles Mitchell; sister, Marie Hyatt and her husband, Frank; girlfriend, Barbara Rogers;...

  • Espe Velasquez

    November 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Espe Velasquez has gone to take her place in heaven. She died early Monday morning surrounded by her loving family after a yearlong courageous battle with a rare form of cancer. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. with funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Thursday,...

  • Carlos Alarid

    November 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Carlos Alarid, 90, who passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor Savino Sanchez of Church on the Move will be...

  • Lore Gonzales

    November 10, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lore Gonzales, 83, passed away on November 8, 2015. She was born on June 3, 1932, in Karlsruhe, Germany. She worked as a nursing assistant for 26 years, including 10 years in rehabilitation and several years in home health care. Lore enjoyed her job caring...