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    NM lawmakers to host energy secretary for WIPP discussion

    July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce announced Thursday that U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will visit Carlsbad on Aug. 12 for a discussion about the ongoing recovery at the Waste Isolation Pilot...

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    Domestic well water testing event Saturday

    July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Health will participate in the Roswell Health Fair and will host a domestic well water testing event. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Roswell Boys & Girls...

  • Frances C. Biggers-Hayes

    July 24, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frances C. Biggers-Hayes was born to Marvin Hutchins and Dorothy Wilhite in Mexico, Mo., August 16, 1938. She lived in Roswell for many years working in homes caring for the elderly. She indeed was a caring person! She retired from Eastern New Mexico Medical...

  • Larry E. Billig

    July 24, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Larry E. Billig, 90, of Roswell, went home to be with the Lord on July 21, 2014. He was born May 7, 1924, in Greenville, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his son, Bob Billig and wife Colleen of Neosho, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen Billig of Denver,...

  • Charles Frederick Smith

    July 24, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A celebration of life service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the New Mexico Military Institute Chapel for Charles Frederick Smith. Frank Lewis Smith III will officiate. Charles passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on July...

  • Krystal Rae Finney (Kryssie Vernon)

    July 24, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Krystal Rae Finney (Kryssie Vernon) of Los Alamos and formerly of Roswell, passed away in her sleep July 21, 2014. Born May 20, 1982, in Lawton, Okla. She is survived by her husband, Mark Vernon; her mother and father, Leandra and Herb Finney; brother, Andrew...

  • Dear Editor: 7-24-14

    July 24, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I was so pleased to read the article about Memory Law Cemetery in Sunday’s Roswell Daily Record. I want to thank Richard Carter for his work and dedication in improving the cemetery. I am also happy to learn how many veterans are out there,...

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    2014 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Schedule of Events July 28 – Aug. 2

    July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Monday, July 28 6 a.m. – noon: All livestock and rabbits, poultry and ag mechanics due on fairgrounds Noon: Market swine, market lamb and meat goats, weigh and measure 3 p.m.: Pregnancy test for dairy heifers. 4 p.m: Rabbit show. 15 minutes after rabbit...

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    Salvation Army to host benefit golf tourney

    July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Salvation Army is sponsoring a golf tournament at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 26. The tournament will be played as a three-person best ball. Green fees, cart, breakfast and lunch are included in the $60 per...

  • Police seek driver of van in hit-and-run accident

    July 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police are seeking the driver of a van that struck a motorcycle, sending a Ruidoso Downs woman to the hospital on Tuesday night. The accident occurred near the intersection of North Main Street and East Berrendo Road when a 2007 Harley-Davidson...