Author archives: Rseyler

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    16 dogs from kennel rescue heading to Colorado

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Surviving two animals from attack kept in quarantine   The 16 dogs from Doggy Saviors rescue that were not involved in Wednesday’s attack on a 9-year-old boy were scheduled to be shipped to Colorado on Thursday, according to city officials. “Our...

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    Boy, 9, hospitalized after being mauled by 3 dogs

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after he was mauled by three dogs on Vista Lane, west of Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A 9-year-old Chaves County boy is in the hospital after being mauled by three dogs early Wednesday morning. The dogs...

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    Final wishes important for families to know

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gabriel Casaus, manager and funeral director at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, asks for a show of hands of everyone with automobile insurance during his discussion of pre-planning for funerals and final wishes at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal...

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    Search for new city manager begins

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell has posted an employment advertisement on the home page of its website for a city manager. The salary range for the full-time job is $110,000 to $130,000. Current City Manager Larry Fry announced his resignation at a recent City Council...

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    State teacher evaluations have better results here

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Teacher observation scores released last week had some questionable scores, but overall, the evaluation system seemed to work — at least better than it worked in Albuquerque. “The teachers are finding some errors in the data,” said Superintendent Tom...


    AmeriCorps team volunteering in Roswell

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jamison Marsh, left, and Margaret Barnard discuss the AmeriCorps team’s volunteer work in Roswell on Tuesday. The team, based in Denver, is here until July helping Embrace Inc. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A team of youthful AmeriCorps volunteers is in...

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    Hundreds fiddle around in Roswell during fest

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Russell Burress from Capitan performs at the Fiddle and Griddle Festival on Saturday in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo)   The third annual Fiddle and Griddle brought musicians from across the country to Roswell over the weekend to compete for their share of...


    S.O.Y. Mariachi students prepare for trip to conference

    June 7, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    Students practice at S.O.Y. Mariachi for their trip to the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)   This summer, a group of S.O.Y. Mariachi students will be attending the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque. The Mariachi...

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    Camp features horses, jujitsu and education

    June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alexandria Aranda, program director, and Pastor Danny E. Sons opened the MYFDC Summer Day Camp this week. The camp, which continues until Aug. 1, celebrates its opening today with a grand opening and riding contest at noon at the facility, which is located...


    Answers still sought in Singleton death

    June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer In 13 days, TaCorey Singleton will have been dead one year — and no one knows why. Sgt. Doug Perham, an investigator with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, is hoping someone will remember something that might shed...