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Harvest Ministries holds special event to honor efforts

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Pastor Rubie Rubinstein, second from right, honors Walmart and Sam’s Club at Harvest Ministries, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) Noah Vernau Record Staff Writer Harvest Ministries held a special event for the local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores Monday, honoring their food-banking efforts that in 2011 resulted in 371,789 pounds of food distributed throughout...

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Girl Scouts Mardi Gras features feathers

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Young Girl Scouts show off their handcrafted masks during a Mardi Gras celebration at the Girl Scouts Program Center, Friday. Mardi Gras is Feb. 21. (Mark Wilson Photo) Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest celebrated its Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday in...

State sends antelope to Mexico in exchange for sheep

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jason Kline with captured pronghorn antelope. The animals will receive veterinary care before they are transported to other areas. This pronghorn will probably be sent to Mexico as part of an exchange program to help establish a new herd. (Courtesy Photo)...

Sheriff Rob Coon recalls horror of 1980 Santa Fe Prison riot

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Feb. 2 marked the anniversary of the Santa Fe Prison riot. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon is one of two New Mexico State Police officers who participated in quelling the riots who are still working in law enforcement. He was based out of Alamogordo at the...

Lovato Memorial Golf Tournament set for March 17

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

An upcoming golf tournament will help a memorial scholarship acquire what it needs most — the funds necessary to help future emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The AMR-Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the New...

Roadwork begins Monday

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A section of Sycamore Avenue between Second and Eighth streets will be temporarily closed for roadwork, starting Monday. The city of Roswell will be doing pavement rehabilitation work on the section of Sycamore Avenue. The project, scheduled to take about two...

RPD hosts meth lab training program

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of area law enforcement agencies perform exercises involving a mock meth lab, Friday, at an empty house located at 1207 E. Alameda St. (Mark Wilson Photo ) The Roswell Police Department hosted a training program for law enforcement and emergency...

Kintigh’s bill passes House, 61–0

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A legislative measure co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, that would develop a unified systematic approach to address the state’s behavioral health needs, passed the House 61-0 Thursday, and is headed to the Senate Rules Committee. House Joint...

Garrison: The most important moments in life exist in the present

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Ann Garrison does yoga at her home, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) What do economics, horseback riding and yoga have in common? Ann Garrison, who has been teaching yoga in Roswell since 2001, believes the answer might surprise you. “The kind of yoga I do is...

Pecos goes all ’60s; yeah, yeah, yeah

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecos Elementary students, more than 100 strong, perform during the National Dance Institute of New Mexico presentation of “Come Together – A Celebration of The Beatles,” Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students and teachers of...