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Splash Pad opens this weekend

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city’s new Splash Pad at the Poe Corn Park on Second Street will open Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend. There is no charge for using the water recreation site. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the summer. (Submitted Photo) The city’s new splash pad at Poe Corn Park will open this [&hellip...

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DWI Arrests

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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Man dies in motorcycle crash near Artesia

May 22, 2016 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

Police say a 49-year-old man a died Sunday south of Artesia after he lost control of his motorcycle, which was traveling at a high rate of speed. New Mexico State Police officers responded to the scene around 2:25 p.m. near mile marker 52 on U.S 285. south of...

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Local wins car after weeklong showdown

May 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

There is more than just a Big Mac in that box Above: Vanessa Royalty, center in black top, and Katherine Hill, second from left, congratulate each other Saturday after Royalty won the seven-day contest for a 2013 Hyundai Elantra and Hill came in second place,...

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Congrats, RHS class of 2016

May 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School student John Carlos Hernandez excitedly waits in line Friday prior to the school’s graduation ceremony, which was held at the Wool Bowl (Bethany Freudenthal Photo)...

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Sunday Spotlight – Roswell woman leads agency to help fight domestic violence

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the past three years, a Roswell woman with a background in aerospace and government subcontracting has been tirelessly leading a team of professionals in the fight against domestic violence and sexual assault. Having worked in the nonprofit industry for...

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‘Roswell Incident’ event brings in-depth discussions

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the first time since “The Incident” occurred in 1947, the Roswell Daily Record is stepping forward as sponsor of a symposium that will bring to town a long list of experts in the field of UFO research to talk about aliens, flying saucers and what the...

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Film Festival attracts artists, fans of cinema

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Donovan Fulkerson, second from right, and his daughter McKenzie, right, talk with several participants in this year’s Roswell Film Festival. Eb Lottimer, left, acted in the film “Dead River,” while Jason DeBoer, center, directed the film. Jonathan...

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Boy Scouts mark centennial

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Boy Scout Troop 2, the oldest troop in the state of New Mexico, celebrated its 100th year in scouting on May 14. In honor of this anniversary, Mayor Dennis Kintigh declared May 14 as Boy Scouts of America Troop 2 Day. The Scouts planted three trees near their...

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Grab your bicycle and let’s go for a ride

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

May is a wonderful month! It is full of “bizarre and unique holidays.” Not too many of you will realize that May is National Hamburger Month, and I am convinced that those of you who celebrate hamburger month are not likely to recognize that it is also...