Author archives: Rseyler


    Getchell gets scholarship

    February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Continuity of Care Scholarship Committee awarded its first $500 Continuity of Care/Cindy Willard Memorial Scholarship recently to Chelsea Getchell, a student in the radiology technician program at ENMU-R. On hand for the award presentation were her...


    Life Purpose Karate blends punching with ‘purpose’

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fourth-degree black belt Ken Bertin, left, leads his class in kicking drills as part of the new Life Purpose Karate program, sponsored by Grace Community Church in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Ken Bertin is a martial arts instructor with a purpose....

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    Council discusses carousel, children’s museum

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Randal Seyler Photo David Stevens, son of the late Marianne Stevens, who donated the antique wooden carousel, which is located in the Spring River Park and Zoo, to the city in 1970, discusses preservation of the nearly 100-year-old attraction during...

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    Center offers activities for most ages

    February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sheila McKnight, recreation supervisor for the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, discusses the various activities and classes offered at the city-operated facility with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo )   The Roswell Adult and...

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    ENMU-R students visit Roundhouse

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A contingent from the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Special Services Department was in Santa Fe last week to participate in Disability Rights Awareness Day at the Roundhouse. “We were invited to go to the Disability Rights Awareness Day in Santa Fe...


    Today marks 50 years since first Roswell man killed in Vietnam

    February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Wilson   Fifty years ago today, the first young man from Roswell to serve in Southeast Asia was killed in action in Vietnam. Lavon Stephen Wilson was 21 when he was killed in an explosion in South Vietnam. He was a Specialist 4 stationed with the 140th...


    The personal toll of Turquoise Health’s impending closure

    February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tena Murfin, left, and her father, Benny, discussed on Thursday the potential closure of Higher Horizons PSR, a facility which is likely to shut down due to Turquoise Health and Wellness ceasing operations in New Mexico on March 31. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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    Committee OKs funding for events

    February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city Finance Committee approved three Lodgers’ Tax requests on the City Council for final approval on Thursday morning. Requests from the 31st annual Milkman Triathlon, the Roswell Road Race Series, and the 2015 Senior Olympics state games were approved...


    Volunteers needed for Valentine’s Day event

    February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Community Volunteer Program volunteers Marcella Morris, Jaryd Musgrave and Charlotte Barrera prepare Valentines on Wednesday for the annual Valentine’s Party, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 14. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Valentine’s...

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    Posuniak’s pieces

    February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Local artist Barbara Posuniak displayed some of her paintings and ceramic work for the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. Below: Posuniak has taught art at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for 25 years, and she is working on her master’s degree in...