Author archives: thowsare


    Playing after hours

    October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Guitarist and singer Jonathon Gomez performs Thursday during a Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Roswell Hyundai. The after hours events are held about once a month and provide an opportunity for local business and community leaders to...


    Applebee’s gets a facelift

    October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Workers ham it up for the camera Wednesday as they complete finishing touches to the brick facade at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar on North Main Street. Milby Dolen, general manager of the restaurant, said the work began Tuesday and should be...


    Eggs-cellent experience

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gifted fifth graders from the Roswell school district performed an “egg drop” Tuesday at the Yucca Recreation Center to learn basic engineering principles, problem solving and teamwork. (Photos by Max Scally)   Sixty elementary students in the...

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    J.O.Y. Centers to receive $81,600 if Bond A passes

    October 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Registered voters in New Mexico can choose during the upcoming election to fund upgrades for senior citizen centers throughout the state. If approved by voters, General Obligation Bond A will authorize up to $17 million to make capital expenditures for...


    Faith is what keeps him going: Pastor Valdez has touched many lives over his 50 years in the ministry

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sam Valdez has been the Spanish pastor at First Baptist Church for the past 35 years. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   For 35 years, Sam Valdez has been the Spanish pastor at First Baptist Church in Roswell. Both he and his wife, Toni, ran the Jireh Clothing...


    Jazz Festival events educate, entertain

    October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jazz on the patio: Dan Borton, tenor saxophone, and John Cocuzzi, piano, perform “So What?” by Miles Davis Saturday on the patio of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. They were accompanied by Kerry Lewis on bass and Dennis Mackrel on drums, pictured at...


    Dueling vibes

    October 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Their intense facial expressions may make them appear to be dueling but vibraphonists John Cocuzzi, left, and Chuck Redd were in perfect harmony Friday in front of the Chaves County Courthouse as they performed with other jazz musicians in a free...


    Center offers advice to small businesses

    October 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kallansrud   Carl Kallansrud, director of the Roswell Small Business Development Center, has a simple challenge for anyone who runs a business or supervises employees: Substitute the word “but” with the word “and.” Kallansrud, who was guest...

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    The magic of the media

    October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sixth- and seventh-grade students from the gifted class at Dexter Middle School watch as Daily Record graphic designer Sandra Martinez works her magic designing an ad on her Macintosh computer Wednesday. Their teacher, Tami Garcia, teaches all the gifted...


    Pets blessed at St. Andrew’s Church

    October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Rev. Dale Plummer blesses pets Sunday during St. Andrew’s annual Blessing of the Animals service. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Normally, pets aren’t allowed in church unless they’re service animals. But on the first Sunday of every October,...