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  • Dear Editor: 9-30-14

    September 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    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 Off

    Jane Elizabeth Batson, 67, of Roswell passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Grace Community Church. Jane was born on Sept. 6, 1947 in Amarillo, Texas, to Thomas and Gladys Scott. She is...

  • Mickey Jeannette Shafto

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Per her request, no services will be held for Mickey Jeannette Shafto, 87, who passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Roswell. Mickey was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Casper, WY, to Cecil Morris and Clara Aikin whom preceded her in death. Those left to cherish...

  • Flora C. Peña

    September 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    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 Off

    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...

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    Hale retires from music ministry at Grace Community Church

    September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    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 Off

    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...

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    Maintenance will

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Road maintenance will close several roads in Roswell next week, according to a news release from the city engineer’s office. On Monday, West Country Club Road will be closed from Sycamore Avenue to Montana Avenue. On Tuesday, North Montana Avenue will be...

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    Police seek info on burglar

    September 27, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who burglarized the Diamond Shamrock in the 800 block of West Second Street early Wednesday. (Submitted)   The arrest records available in the police blotter are public...

  • Francisco Barrera

    September 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Francisco Barrera, 79, of Roswell, passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday,...