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    Pearce accepting military academy applications

    September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Congressman Steve Pearce is inviting high school seniors residing in New Mexico’s Second Congressional District to apply for nominations to U.S. military academies. Applications for the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military...

  • Woman arrested for drug posession Sunday

    September 30, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Local Girl Missing

    September 30, 2014 • UncategorizedComments Off

    Brooks   Julie Mya Brooks, 15, was reported missing to the New Mexico State Police on Monday. Brooks was last seen at 6 p.m. Sunday at her residence preparing to go to the New Mexico Military Institute campus but never made it to the campus, where she is...

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    Gunman arrested after police standoff

    September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department responded to a standoff with an armed man Monday, although the suspect was reportedly apprehended without injuries. The incident occurred at a house in the 700 block of Richardson Avenue shortly after noon and lasted several...

  • Dear Editor: 9-30-14

    September 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, The U.S. Congress has a public approval rating of 7 percent. Incredibly, approximately 85 percent of the incumbents will be re-elected and sent back to Washington D.C. This absolutely boggles my mind until I started thinking about the explanation...

  • Jane Elizabeth Batson

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jane Elizabeth Batson, 67, of Roswell passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Grace Community Church. Jane was born on Sept. 6, 1947 in Amarillo, Texas, to Thomas and Gladys Scott. She is...

  • Mickey Jeannette Shafto

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Per her request, no services will be held for Mickey Jeannette Shafto, 87, who passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Roswell. Mickey was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Casper, WY, to Cecil Morris and Clara Aikin whom preceded her in death. Those left to cherish...

  • Flora C. Peña

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Flora C. Peña, 71, of Lovington, passed away on Sept. 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born on Oct. 7, 1942 in Dexter to Martin Peña and Viola Chavez Peña. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Revival Center...

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    Mayor discusses military surplus, drainage

    September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh stopped by the Roswell Daily Record office on Thursday for his monthly round table meeting with the editorial staff. The main topics of the discussion, as suggested by our readers, were the city’s use of surplus military equipment and...


    Hale retires from music ministry at Grace Community Church

    September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hale   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   Mary Hale, a professional musician who has worked with church music in Roswell for 34 years, is officially passing the baton to a new director. Following her retirement on Friday, she’ll be turning...