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    Daily Record newsroom gets reorganized

    October 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Daily Record Publisher Barbara Beck is making some staffing changes in the newspaper’s editorial department. Tom McDonald has been named editor, in addition to his duties as general manager of the six-day daily. In his new role, he will manage the...

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    ENMU-Roswell readiness program begins fifth year

    October 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) grant has again been reauthorized for funding for the 2015-16 school year for $1.38 million. This year, the program will serve approximately...

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    Atkinson project OK’d despite concerns

    October 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Residents in favor of a zoning change to allow a $1 million business park along North Atkinson Avenue raise their hands at Thursday night’s meeting of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Authority. The ETZ Authority unanimously approved the...

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    There’s two sides to every story

    October 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    While some thoroughly enjoyed the rides at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, this ride brought this little fair-goer to tears...

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    There’s two sides to every story

    October 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cash Perez, 4, enjoys a ride on the merry-go-round at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Tuesday night...

  • Donna Jo Boehms

    October 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Donna Jo Boehms, 87, who passed away Tuesday, October 06, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Wanda Lynn McElvaney

    October 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Wanda Lynn McElvaney, 83, who passed away Tuesday, October 06, 2015 in Lubbock, TX. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in Albuquerque

    October 5, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque have arrested a man accused of fatally striking an elderly woman with his car. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says 27-year-old Jesse Lopez was booked Friday on one count of vehicular homicide while driving under...

  • Police say Las Cruces man shot 16-month old in the eye

    October 5, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

    LAS CRUCES (AP) — Police say a Las Cruces man shot his girlfriend’s 16-month-old son in the eye with a BB gun. Thirty-year-old Lorenzo Ordaz was arrested and charged with one count of negligent child abuse resulting in great bodily harm. KVIA-TV reports...

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    Unoffical pumpkin tester

    October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tripp Moss, 3, finds that pumpkins make good chairs as he sizes up some of the pumpkins after the judging of the annual Chaves County Giant Pumpkin Contest Saturday night. One pumpkin named “Beanbag” weighed in at 293 pounds. One contestant lost his...