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  • Thanks to couple who picked up check

    December 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Thank you to the Texas couple who picked up our dinner Dec . 4, 6:30 p.m. at Pasta Café in Roswell! What a marvelous surprise to hear I had no bill, and the meal was great. We reminded them of their now-gone grandparents and they were on a date-weekend to...

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    As rec center decision looms, mayor wants GRT; Dennis Kintigh says zoo’s Christmas Railway is nice change of pace

    December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh enjoys some chocolate before December’s meeting with the Roswell Daily Record. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh met Wednesday with the Daily Record’s newsroom staff for the mayor’s monthly forum...

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    Goddard Planetarium programs for December

    December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is holding astronomy programs on Wednesdays during December. The dates are Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. At 1:30 p.m., the planetarium will present “Astronomy of the Star of Bethlehem” (30 minutes) and “Star Stuff” (7...

  • Christopher J. Garcia

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 7 p.m., at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home for Christopher J. Garcia. A Mass will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016, at 10 a.m., at St. Peter’s Church. Chris’ final resting place will be at the General...

  • Ellen Badger Shanor

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ellen Badger Shanor, christened Demarious Ellen Badger, passed away on November 16, 2016, at her home in Roswell, New Mexico, having lost her valiant fight against cancer. Ellen was born in Lubbock, Texas on April 22, 1942, to her parents Dr. William E....

  • John David Laughead

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John David Laughead, 76, of Roswell, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at his home, with his wife of 56 years by his side. John was born in 1940, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to Malcolm H. Laughead and Grace (Risser) Laughead. John was raised in Pennsylvania and joined the...

  • Linda Hays March 13, 1947 – November 15, 2016

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Linda Hays’ legacy will surely include humor and kindness. Young and old, men and women, the fortunate and unfortunate, people of every color and creed — nearly everyone’s reflex reaction when they saw Linda was to smile and some to laugh out loud for...

  • Sandy Lee Ketchell

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sandy Lee Ketchell, age 32, of Hayden, CO formerly of Roswell, after a long battle with cancer, gained his wings on November 29, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Sandy was born to Iona Ketchell on February 13, 1984, in Roswell, NM, where he lived most of...

  • Lois M. Hatch Box

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Lois M. Hatch Box, age 86, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...

  • Big lessons learned from little critters

    December 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    You are sitting outside relaxing and minding your own business when, all of a sudden, you feel something on your neck. You quickly slap at it thinking a fly landed on you and lo and behold, when you pull your hand away, you find you have an ant crawling up...