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  • Woman arrested for drug posession Sunday

    September 30, 2014 • 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...

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    Local Girl Missing

    September 30, 2014 • UncategorizedComments (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    Memorial service for Jane Elizabeth Batson, 67, of Roswell will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at Grace Community Church. She passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. A full announcement will follow at a later date. [/auth...

  • Mickey Jeannette Shafto

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Mickey Jeannette Shafto, 87, who passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • Flora C. Peña

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    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 (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...