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  • Mary Frances Wagner Milstead

    November 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary Frances Wagner Milstead passed away peacefully in the presence of loving family on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, in Renown Hospital, Reno, Nevada. Frances was born on October 26, 1923, to James Floyd and Bertha Lesta Wagner in their family home in Pumpkin...

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    State’s falling gas prices lead to savings at pump

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gas was just under $2 a gallon Saturday evening at Allsup’s at North Main Street and Country Club Road. Every station in Roswell except one was selling gas for under $2, according to the smart phone app GasBuddy. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) New Mexico...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    County will soon see a grand jury

    October 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh on Thursday said the petition he began on Aug. 27 to convene a grand jury in Chaves County has reached enough signatures to become a judicial order. Last year, the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office had more criminal filings...

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    Have a safe, happy Halloween

    October 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    On most days you’d likely find either weapons or fancy forensics equipment in the trunks of those cop cars. But on the Friday, the Roswell Police Department made an exception when it held a Trunk or Treat in the parking lot of the police station from 4...

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    What? Were you expecting a pot of gold?

    October 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    You’re truly lucky if you find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. But what if you find a donkey? As it turns out, these donkeys, Caressa, left, and her daughter Star, already belong to the photographer, Sue Ferguson, who happened to see a...

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    Parts of two streets closed until April

    October 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An area near Ninth and 10th street is closed off to allow for the construction of a parking lot. (Chris Birdsey Photo) Portions of Ninth and 10th streets are expected to remain closed until April while construction of a parking lot takes place west of the...

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    Contest winners

    October 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Daily Record chose winners on Thursday for their annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. All photos were taken at the RDR offices. Brenda Summers holds her first place winning “Cookie Monster Pumpkin” on Friday.(Misty Choy Photos)  Sammy Ogas,...

  • Roswell man arrested for eluding an officer

    October 31, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    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...

  • Frances L. Hopper

    October 31, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Frances Lucille Hopper, aged 91, died peacefully on October 27, 2015, at her home in Roswell, New Mexico, surrounded by her family. Frances, better known as Lucille, was born May 27, 1924, in Franklin, Texas, to James Euell Prichard and Frances Elizabeth...