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    Roswell Fire Department call log — Nov. 10-11

    November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 10 • At 8:14 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 200 Block of East 19th Street. • At 8:50 a.m., to a dumpster fire in the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., to...

  • Willis Earl Savage

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Willis Earl Savage entered his heavenly home on Sunday, November 9, 2014 while a patient at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He was a resident of Emeritus Heritage House in Brandon, Mississippi where he had resided since...

  • Lupe Moreno Montoya

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service for Lupe Moreno Montoya, 57, of Roswell, NM will be Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Church on the Move with Pastor Troy Smothermon. Burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia. The family will gather at Forever Free Fellowship,...

  • Barbara Cresswell

    November 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Barbara Cresswell, age 95, of Roswell, passed away on November 7, 2014. No funeral services will be held. Barbara was born March 5, 1919 in Zanesville, Ohio to Joseph and Fannie Garges Brown. She is survived by a son; Peter Woodward and his wife, Shara, and a...


    Honoring those who served

    November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell High School held a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday to honor local veterans. Guest of Honor Larry Montano is presented a plaque by RHS principal Ruben Bolanos. Montano served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II, and landed at...

  • High-speed chase ends in arrest

    November 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police were involved in a vehicle chase lasting about 17 minutes — during which the suspect vehicle quickly reached close to 100 mph — on Saturday, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. The vehicle chase was followed by a...

  • Mary McCurdy

    November 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Mary McCurdy at 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Grace Community Church. Pastor Rick Hale will officiate. Mary Austin McCurdy was born February 8, 1921 in Wynnewood, OK to A.A. and Cornella Austin. She is also...

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    Alvarado reflects on time in WWII, Korean War

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer One former Roswell man worked on the atomic bomb before he even knew what it was. Braulio Alvarado, 87, of San Patricio, has been in the Army, Air Force and the Marines throughout his life. Alvarado was first drafted into...

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    Big turnout for auction

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

      Charles Fischer Photo Around 400 people showed up for the Billy the Kid Self Storage Auction on Saturday. There were 30 units sold at 1325 E. Country Club Road in Roswell, with prices ranging from $35 to $550 for a storage unit. [/auth...

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    Memorial honors those who served

    November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Max Scally Photos A Blue Star Memorial dedication was held Saturday afternoon at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery in honor of those who served in the Armed Forces. The Home Garden Club of Roswell sponsored the memorial....