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    Party with the stars at Carlsbad Caverns

    June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD — Have you ever seen Jupiter and its four moons or the rings around Saturn? Now is your chance. Carlsbad Caverns National Park invites the public to a “Star Party” on Saturday, June 21, at 8:30 p.m. Far from the lights of town, Carlsbad Caverns...

  • Christal Clarice Adams-Urquides

    June 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Christal Clarice Adams-Urquides, of Roswell, NM, passed away Friday June 6, at her parents’ home. She was born in Roswell, NM, on May 8,1982, to David and Barbara Adams. Christal graduated from Goddard High School in 2001. Later that year on December...

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    NMSP identify 2 officers involved in fatal shooting

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Police identified on Friday the two Carlsbad Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an escaped prisoner in Carlsbad on Monday. According to a news release from the Department of Public Safety, Sgt. Edward Duarte and Officer David...

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    Real Heroes Breakfast to be held Wednesday

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The American Red Cross will host its Real Heroes recognition breakfast at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Last year was the first year the event was held in Roswell, and officials are hoping to make this an annual event....

  • Police Blotter: Police: Summer school now in session

    June 13, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police remind the community that summer school and summer break are in session. Help Roswell’s youth have a safe and happy summer by watching out for youngsters crossing the road. Complying with all driving laws is much better than having an officer...

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    Agencies conduct traffic operation

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Police officers conducted a two-day traffic enforcement operation in Chaves and Eddy counties this week, according to a news release from the state Department of Public Safety. The operation netted 312 traffic...

  • Alberto Savedra

    June 13, 2014 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Alberto Savedra, age 80, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Alberto was a self-made man with several businesses in the Roswell area. He was preceded in death by his son Herman, his mother Emilia Savedra and Liberato...

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    County Commission corrects voting results

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Jerry Heck Special to the Record   County Clerk Dave Kunko presented the complete canvassing report of the June 3 Primary Election results Thursday during a special meeting of the Chaves County Commission. Kunko reported an error in the tabulation, as...

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    Prescribed burn planned today in Chaves County

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Bureau of Land Management Roswell Field Office will begin today a prescribed burn operation approximately 10 miles north of Roswell in Chaves County. The Garcia Flats prescribed fire will be 160 acres and is located off Cottonwood Road along the Pecos...

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    Woman receives scholarships among hardships

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Reba Burns, right, poses with Derek Miller and their daughter, Hae’leigh, following her graduation ceremony. (Courtesy photo)   By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer   It’s been a tough year for one Roswell woman. Reba Burns, 18, not only had to...