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    Heck newest addition to Daily Record staff

    July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Heck   Jerry Heck is the latest addition to the writing staff at the Roswell Daily Record. He has lived in Roswell for more than 10 years as an active member of the community. Heck is a member of the American Legion Post 28, the Roswell Gun Club, Roswell...

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    Film grant given by George R.R. Martin

    July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico filmmakers will have the chance to win a $5,000 grant from the New Mexico Film Foundation. George R.R. Martin, the author of “Game of Thrones,” funded the grant, according to a press release. Anyone in New Mexico can apply for the grant. They...

  • Ralph A. (Rick) Vandewart, 72

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Longtime Area Rancher Ralph A. (Rick) Vandewart, passed away June 29, 2014, after an extended illness; He was 72 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Tip, of the home and sister Sue Vandewart of San Antonio, NM. In addition, he leaves a niece, Robin...

  • Espiridion Coronado

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be scheduled in Mexico for Espiridion Coronado, 65, who passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Roswell, New Mexico. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, December 14, 1948, to Isaias Coronado and Antonia Barraza Coronado. His parents...

  • Velma Shultz Mallernee

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Velma Shultz Mallernee, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on July 5, 2014. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences can be made online at

  • Karen W. Otero

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Karen W. Otero, 69, will be recited at 9:30 AM, Monday, July 7, 2014 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. A service will follow, at 10:00 AM with Deacon Frank Pitman officiating. She will be placed in St. Peters Church Columbarium following the...

  • Robert Dennis Harris Jr.

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for Robert Dennis Harris Jr., 60, of Ruidoso, NM, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at General Douglas McBride Veteran Cemetery with Robert Gibson officiating. Robert passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at Mountain View Regional...

  • Lupe Hodge

    July 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Lupe Hodge, 45, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, July 7, 2014, at Church on the Move with Pastor Savino Sanchez officiating. She passed away on June 27, 2014. She was born October 15, 1968, to Charles Contreras and Sara...

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    Vets enjoy annual Elks dinner

    July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Larry Martin, one of 750 veterans and family members, enjoys a meal during the annual Elks Lodge #969 free veterans’ and families barbecue. Martin, an F-4 pilot, was shot down over North Vietnam and rescued. He served from 1966-73.  Below: Scott...

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    Winged wonder

    July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Space traveler Kat Watson flew into Roswell Friday to check out the UFO Festival. (Mary Morgan Photo) [/auth...