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    Santa’s sleigh leaves after Saturday

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Saturday is your last chance to take your kiddo to Roswell Nissan for a free visit with Santa. After that, he’s got to head back to the North Pole and start loading his sleigh. All children get a free toy with their visit. For those wishing to get a picture...

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    Homeowner and intruder engage in backyard battle; Incident features dogs, fire, gasoline and yard equipment

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    De Los Santos   When a homeowner in southwest Roswell discovered a man inside his backyard storage shed Wednesday morning, he didn’t believe the intruder’s story about being chased by two other men and trying to escape by jumping over the man’s...


    State reps pre-file ‘social promotion’ bill

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Espinoza   State Rep. Monica Youngblood, of Albuquerque, and Rep. Nora Espinoza, of Roswell, announced on Thursday that they have pre-filed legislation to end what they call “the failed policy of social promotion, which passes kids onto the next grade...

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    Postal Service extends hours this weekend

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Monday was the biggest mailing day of the year for the U.S. Postal Service and Thursday was predicted to be the biggest delivery day of the year for the U.S. Postal Service. But that doesn’t mean customers have run out of time to ship their gifts and...


    Cheers for CASA children

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Cheer, for the fourth consecutive year, was honored to provide and fill 100 gift bags for the foster children of CASA and to provide toys and treats at its annual Christmas Party. Roswell Cheer continues to be active with CASA in many ways behind the...

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    Shopping spree for Salvation Army

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fifty students and several teachers from Sierra Middle School met at the Roswell Wal-Mart at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday for their annual Salvation Army Angel Tree shopping spree. Students from both National Honor Society and the Builder’s Club worked all fall...

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    Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 16-17

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 16 • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, Van Lueven Place. • At 11:34 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Hendricks Street. • At 12:43 p.m., medical call, 500 block of...

  • Woman arrested during drug bust

    December 19, 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...


    Democratic in politics? No way

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Daily Record was nearly run out of town when in October it endorsed a single Democrat in the general election. It’s hard to believe that there was a day when Democrats ruled the roost in the Chaves County. This publisher’s box, called by some...

  • Santos T. Madrid

    December 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Santos T. Madrid 4/19/1946 – 12/15/14 born in Ojinaga Chihuahua, Mexico lived in Roswell, NM from 1981 – 2014. He worked at Bogle Farms from 1981 – 2003. He will be deeply missed and special thanks to his nephew Jorge and Norma Torres of Midland, TX,...