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  • Eduardo Rodriguez Melendez Jr.

    August 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services for Eduardo Rodriguez Melendez Jr. will be Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Fuller officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Eduardo Rodriguez Melendez Jr. known by many as “Rocky”...

  • Deborah Ray Trahan

    August 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Deborah Ray Trahan, 11-30-55 to 7-11-14, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 11, 2014. She was a mother, sister, and wife. She loved bingo, shopping, God, and her dog Valcore who passed away earlier this year. She left behind four children: Frederick...

  • Life as a teen; the generation problem

    August 1, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Mary Morgan Guest Columnist   All my life I was told to make the world my own. As I have grown I have tried to make the world my own by becoming responsible for myself. Now, like many youths, I am ready to truly take the world and make it mine. However...

  • Dear Editor: 8-1-14

    August 1, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, In 1999 I was on a mission for the Army in Nicaragua. One day I was standing in the street of a small village talking to some locals when I felt a tug at my uniform jacket. I looked down to see a pig tugging at my pocket. I had a power bar...

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    MINI Coopers invade UFO Museum

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    MINI Coopers and their drivers stopped at the UFO Museum in Roswell Thursday before hitting the road to Lubbock, Texas, where they spent the night. (Mary Morgan Photos)   By Mary Morgan Record Intern   For those unfamiliar with the small, cute...

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    Tax-free holiday begins today

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    This weekend, the annual Back to School Tax-Free Weekend will be held in New Mexico, and the holiday will save families $4 million, according to the governor’s office. Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday encouraged New Mexico families to take advantage of the...


    Jones wins Poultry Broiler competition

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Winning Poultry Broiler Champion on Wednesday was 10-year-old Addison Jones. Addison is home-schooled, and she is a member of Farm Buddies 4-H Club. She showed a total of nine birds at this year’s Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. She also shows dairy...


    McCarty is Poultry Broiler reserve champ

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Poultry Broiler Pen Reserve Champion Payton McCarty, 10, attends Military Heights Elementary School in Roswell and also won Poultry Best of Barn on Wednesday at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) [/auth...

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    McCarty is Poultry Best of Barn champion

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Poultry Best of Barn Payton McCarty, a fifth-grader at Military Heights Elementary, is a member of Kountry Kids 4-H, and he showed a total of 23 birds. Payton also showed four meat goats — placing 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th — and he plans to take place in the...

  • County 4-H & FFA Fair Market Steers

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off