Author archives: Rseyler

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    Tourism increased during 4th of July weekend

    July 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Chaves County Tourism Council discussed the UFO Festival and CosmiCon weekends during Monday’s meeting at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico. “From the city’s perspective, I think this was the most well-organized event we...


    Jewelry business brings Moran from Canada to Roswell

    July 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Moran   It was silver jewelry that first drew Fred Moran to the Land of Enchantment, and now some 20-odd years later, Moran is still in the jewelry business — but that is not what he is known for in Chaves County political circles. Moran is wrapping up...

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    Commissioners discuss bike trails, communication

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Community Improvement Commission and city officials discussed the lack of communication and coordination between various volunteer and city panels on Wednesday morning — especially as they relate to improving bicycle trails around the city....

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    County Democrats to open new office today

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Democratic Party Chairman Fred Moran prepares the new Party office in Wilshire Plaza on Wednesday for the office’s grand opening, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Party officials will be on hand, along with the Democratic candidate...

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    Amateur radio club helps keep runners safe, tracks storms

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Randal Seyler Photo Photo above: Leland Jones, left, and Jim Tucker of the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club prepare for Saturday’s Bottomless Triathlon, where the radio club will help monitor the event. By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Whether you’re...

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    Sheriff candidates raised more than 71K

    July 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The four Republican candidates for Chaves County sheriff collectively raised $71,765 in the GOP primary, equating to about $16.50 per vote. Sheriff-elect Britt Snyder, who defeated Pat Barncastle by just 12 votes, raised 73 percent of the funds raised by...

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    Gumball machines still deliver goods

    July 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gumball vendor George Harris gives some gumball to Joann Kreutzberg, an employee of K-Bob’s Steakhouse, on Tuesday in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A penny doesn’t buy much these days, but George Harris has a few places where that copper coin...

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    Mardi Gras with aliens

    July 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Photo Members of the Revolutonary Snake Ensemble added a touch of Mardi Gras to Saturday’s UFO Festival Parade of Lights in downtown Roswell. Hundreds turned out to enjoy the lighted parade floats and music, bringing an end to Saturday’s...

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    Miss New Mexico readies for trip to Atlantic City: Jessica Burson to compete in Miss America Pageant

    July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Miss New Mexico Jessica Burson, of Roswell, signs autographs and visits with young fans on Saturday at the UFO Festival on Main Street. Burson served as grand marshal of the UFO Festival Parade. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Jessica Burson says she is on a...

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    CosmiCon brings out stars

    July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    CosmiCon visitors stop by the Pak Rat of Albuquerque’s vendor tables in the Roswell Mall on Friday. Numerous vendors from around the area were in town for the CosmiCon and UFO Festival. (Randal Seyler Photos)   Garrett Wang, center, greets fans at...