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  • Dear editor 11-08-14

    November 8, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I just finished reading this morning’s Friday, Nov. 7, Roswell Daily Record and felt that I needed to reply to Laura J. Lucero-Carillo’s letter to the editor. She apparently didn’t read the RDR’s explanation to Gilbert Alverado (Oct. 3),...

  • Tommy E. Dow

    November 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Tommy E. Dow, age 75, of Roswell, passed away on October 30, 2014 in Albuquerque. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Lagrone Funeral Chapel. Rev. Jim Bignell will be officiating. Tommy was born December 27, 1938 to...

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    Honoring veterans through art

    November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dylanne Petros Photos The Roswell Independent School District, a committee of veterans and patriots and the Roswell Sertoma Club sponsored a contest for posters honoring WWII veterans for the Veteran’s Day Celebration. Berrendo Middle School seventh-grader...

  • Man on bike attempts to elude police officer

    November 8, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Virgie Purcella

    November 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Virgie Purcella went home to be with her Lord, Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Virgie resided in Odessa, TX at the time of her passing. She lived in Roswell for forty years and was a homemaker. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and making jewelry. She will be missed...

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    Police investigate shot that injured man’s foot

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of South Garden Avenue and East Deming Street. A 26-year-old Roswell man was injured by a single gunshot to the right foot during an altercation, according to a news release from the...


    Counterfeit money showing up at businesses; Fake bills seen locally are often of poor quality

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo   In the past two months, Roswell businesses have reported nine instances to police in which someone used or tried to use counterfeit money to purchase merchandise, the Roswell Police Department reports. In most of the cases, fake $100...

  • Virgie Purcella

    November 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 am, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Virgie Purcella, 91, who passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Odessa, TX. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been...

  • Lloyd Harold Carrell

    November 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Lloyd Harold Carrell, 82, of Belton, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at the Dossman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ryan Kiblinger officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at the...

  • Dear Editor: 11-07-14

    November 6, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, On behalf of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell and New Mexico Military Institute, we would like to thank the voters of Chaves County who supported Higher Education Bond C on November 4. More than 6,000 residents (53 percent) who voted in our...