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Author archives: thowsare

  • Dog advocates have backward priorities

    July 20, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    When I saw a proof of a yet-to-be published newspaper advertisement last week with a big headline, “R.I.P. Fallen Angels,” and little boxes with pictures of faces, at first glance I thought they were the faces of children who had died at the hands...

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    King: State losing teachers due to “high-stakes testing”

    July 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Gary King, Democratic candidate for governor, was one of the speakers Friday at the grand opening of the Democratic Party of Chaves County’s new office in the Wilshire Plaza. King said that New Mexico is losing teachers at an alarming rate because of...

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    400-plus Central Americans now at FLETC; Additional detention facilities planned, DHS secretary says

    July 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Barbara Gonzalez, press secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, leads reporters on a tour Friday of a detention center in Artesia where more than 400 Central American women and children are now staying while they await deportation or an asylum...

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    2 houses, vehicles burned in suspicious fire

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Photo Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire that caused substantial damage early Wednesday to two houses in the 1600 block of South Stanton Avenue. The fire started in a vehicle parked at one of the houses. By Timothy P. Howsare Record...

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    31st Bottomless Triathlon Saturday

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Timothy P. Howsare Record Editor Athletes say they love the Bottomless Triathlon because of the short distances, beautiful lake water and scenic course. Now in its 31st year, there are plenty of athletes who can say they have competed in the race. The...

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    Salas takes home 1st-, 2nd-place trophies

    July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Timothy P. Howsare Photo Roswell car restorer Greg Salas, right, holds a first-place trophy his 1956 Ford Crown Victoria won June 18 at the USO Car Show in Dexter. His 1968 Chevy Nova II won second place. Also pictured is Salas’ cousin, Mario Gonzales, a...

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    Martinez announces state tourism growth numbers

    July 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Christina Stock Photo Gov. Susana Martinez visited Roswell Monday to announce an increase in statewide tourism revenues for three consecutive years. She said Roswell has seen a 10 percent spike in its lodgers’ tax revenues so far this year. By Timothy P....

  • Grass is greener in Roswell than Panhandle

    July 5, 2014 • Editorial, OpinionComments Off

    You’ve heard the expression a thousand times. The grass is always greener on the other side. Things were going well for me at my editor job in Pampa, Texas, when I saw the ad posted on the Internet for the editor position at the Roswell Daily Record. I got...

  • AerSale project to bring local revenue

    July 4, 2014 • Local News, UncategorizedComments Off

    Staff Report Roswell will be seeing an increase revenue thanks to a recent business development efforts at AerSale. AerSale, a company that buys mid to end-of-life commercial aircraft and jet engines for resale, lease or part out, has just received commitment...

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    Pilot program for local VA access in the works

    July 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    If all goes according to plans discussed Friday in Albuquerque between U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., and Veterans Affairs administrators, a pilot program to allow veterans in Roswell and other Southeast New Mexico communities to see local doctors instead of...