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    Mayor discusses military surplus, drainage

    September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    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 (0)

    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...

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    ‘How’d that deal get here?’; City construction projects to bring new businesses to Roswell

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Construction on the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant on Main Street is underway in Roswell. There is also a Buffalo Wild Wings and a new McDonald’s currently under construction. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   It’s heard all over town — questions about new...

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    Maintenance will

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Road maintenance will close several roads in Roswell next week, according to a news release from the city engineer’s office. On Monday, West Country Club Road will be closed from Sycamore Avenue to Montana Avenue. On Tuesday, North Montana Avenue will be...

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    Police seek info on burglar

    September 27, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Roswell police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who burglarized the Diamond Shamrock in the 800 block of West Second Street early Wednesday. (Submitted)   The arrest records available in the police blotter are public...

  • Francisco Barrera

    September 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Francisco Barrera, 79, of Roswell, passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

  • Dear Editor: 9-27-14

    September 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, In reference to Mayor Kintigh’s letter in today’s (paper), Sept. 23, 2014, at last a voice of reason regarding our Police Department and the militarization of law enforcement of our area’s law enforcement in general. While he brought up...

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    Brake failure causes commercial vehicle to overturn at WIPP

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A commercial vehicle wreck with injuries occurred Monday at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, approximately 26 miles near Carlsbad. The driver, Ernesto Ramos, 39, of El Paso, Texas, was transported to the Carlsbad Medical Center with non-life threatening...

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    First flu case of season reported in New Mexico

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday the first laboratory-confirmed influenza case of the season in a 94-year-old man from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized. Last year, the first case of influenza was also reported in...

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    Hiring event for older workers

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department is hosting a workshop for older people seeking employment titled “Hire the Unencumbered Older Worker: Legal Issues for Seniors.” The event will be held today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Roswell Adult...