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Daily Record takes home 7 WTPA awards

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Daily Record won seven awards in the West Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced over the weekend at the association’s annual convention in Graham, Texas. The Daily Record competed in Division A, which is for daily newspapers that serve communities with populations less than 50,000. There are about seven...

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Water leak on Main Street

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Northbound drivers along North Main Street in Roswell slosh through a large puddle after a water leak at about 5 p.m. Friday, just north of the New Mexico Military Institute. Southbound drivers were unaffected by the water leak. (Jeff Tucker Photo) [/auth...

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RMAC to vote on new art pieces next month

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center may be getting four new pieces of art next month. The acquisition committee met July 21 to decide if it wanted to bring new items into the museum. The items include an ink and watercolor piece by Paul Horgan, a cartoon study...

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State releases economic impact of Film Incentive Program

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTE FE — The New Mexico Film Office released Tuesday the final Phase 1 report of a study on the economic impact of the state’s film incentive program. The study finds that New Mexico continues to be among the most competitive, well-established states in...

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Parents of boy attacked by dogs file claim against Roswell

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Detective Jeff Prince addresses the Roswell City Council on June 20, shortly after his 9-year-old son was attacked by dogs. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   A Roswell law firm has taken the first step toward suing the city of Roswell in connection to...

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As good as new

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top: Jim Burress, general manager of Dean Baldwin Painting in Roswell, at left, poses with employees, including, Socorro Alvarez, Teresa Morales, Brenda Loera, Magdalena Quinonez, Jose Mata, Santiago Zavala, Antonio Leon, Jose Flores, in front of a truck the...

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ENMU-R to host Occupational Training P­rogram graduation ceremony Thursday

July 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ENMU-Roswell Special Services Occupational Training Program for students with disabilities will hold its 28th annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on campus. The ceremony will recognize 70 graduates of the...

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Martinez visits FLETC; says it is no place for young mothers, babies

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

In these photos provided by the Governor’s Office, Gov. Susana Martinez talks to youths Saturday, during her tour of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. Martinez said the situation at the facility is “a 100 percent federal issue.”...

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All the pretty horses

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kaden Ramage, back, and Tara Jones trot their horses, Mouse and Freckles, respectively, to line up and be judged for hunter under saddle (novice) at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Horse Show, Saturday. (Dylanne Petros Photo) [/auth...

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Carter reviving cemetery’s faded beauty

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Carter of Dexter looks at the headstone of his father and brother, Vinson and Vinson Carter Jr., who are interred at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Richard said the cemetery was once a green jewel of Roswell. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The roots of the...