Author archives: thowsare


    United Way kicks off 2014 campaign

    August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kathleen Freeman moments after her compelling speech on how local United Way agencies helped her and her children overcome domestic violence. Freeman is now a child care worker for Assurance Home, which is a United Way of Chaves County member agency. Sitting...


    Grass always greener on the other side

    August 17, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    We’ve all heard the expression that the grass is always greener on the other side. As I’ve written in a couple previous columns, I was thrilled when I was offered the editor job in Roswell and could move away from the barrenness of the Texas Panhandle to...


    Gateway christens new science lab

    August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gateway Christian School freshmen Blane Hendrix, left, David La Vopa, center, and Lee Uriques give their best science geek poses moments after the ribbon cutting for the school’s new science lab. The ceremony was attended by school officials, parents and...

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    Daily Record employee helps police catch crook

    August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The decisive actions of a Roswell Daily Record employee stopped a car burglary that was in progress in the parking area behind the newspaper. Circulation supervisor Terry Clanton said he was working the mid shift, which starts at 6 p.m., when a fellow...


    Proud to help students

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    First American Bank and Desert Sun Motors donated about 100 backpacks filled with school supplies to students in the Roswell Independent School District. From left, J. Kevin Ballard, First American; Kevin Caley, Desert Sun; Emolene Aguilar, First American;...


    Pakistani minister works toward unity between Muslims, other faiths

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    From left, Oben Abel, 13, Pastor Kent Keydens, Rev. Dr. Majid Abel and Sofia Abel, 10. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Relationships between Muslims and the small Christian population in Pakistan are tenuous at best. A Christian or other minority religion...


    Couple volunteers as fair superintendents

    August 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell couple Melissa and David Randle are just two of the many adult volunteers who run the annual Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   While so many teenagers and adolescents nowadays are preoccupied with their smartphones and...


    iPads: Many parts are edible

    August 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    We’ve all heard that goats will eat just about anything — grass, corn husks, tree bark, coffee grounds, women’s skirts, Matchbox cars. But Sweet Pea is not a goat. He’s a male cross-bred lamb who thinks he can get away with acting like a goat. The...

  • Dairy closing brings end to a tradition

    August 2, 2014 • Editorial, OpinionComments Off

    With the start of the school year, students attending schools in the Dairy Capital of the Southwest, our fair city of Roswell, will no longer be supplied with fresh milk from a local dairy. Students from Dexter, Hagerman, Artesia, Carlsbad, Lake Arthur,...

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    Working for a common cause; Balkan ILEA delegates pledge to fight organized crime in their homelands

    August 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Delegates from Bulgaria, Kosovo and Macedonia stand while the Bulgarian national anthem is played during their graduation ceremony Friday at ILEA-Roswell. The national anthems for the other two delegate nations were also performed. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)...