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Janice and Tamara: They’re stronger, they’re braver, they rang the bell

May 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tamara Fresquez, Janice Whalen and the bell. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” The words of Superman, Christopher Reeve, ring with a whole new and incredibly true meaning for Janice Whalen and Tamara Fresquez, two women who have battled against cancer and won. In May 2012, both women were diagnosed with [&hellip...

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Carrasco pleads no contest

May 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of the Daily Record’s first Roswell’s Most Wanted, Victoriano Carrasco, 30, pleaded no contest, Wednesday, to 13 charges including: residential burglary, aggravated burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft after his September 2012 arrest. He could...

Hispano Chamber hosts Town Hall

May 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Hispano Chamber of Commerce sponsored the second Town Hall about bullying in schools, Thursday evening at the S.O.Y. Mariachi Center. The meeting was sparked after a series of complaints to the police and schools about bullying in the Roswell Independent...

All-Star Readers get Eagle Scout wheels

May 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Missouri Avenue Elementary Accelerated Readers Priscila Humaran, Kyra Cloud, Christian Carillo, Izaiah Gonzales and Tegan Goodheart admire their new bikes, given to them Thursday by Johnathon Parnell who tuned them up as his Eagle Scout project....

County reviews interim budget

May 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

During its regular business meeting Thursday, the Chaves County Board of Commissioners reviewed an interim budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, while planning ahead for upcoming financial changes the county will face. County Manager Stan Riggs said the...

Woman beaten, stabbed, treated; man arrested, charged, jailed

May 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department responded to a call to the 900 block of East Alameda around 7 a.m., Tuesday, in reference to a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived at the scene, they learned a woman had been kidnapped, beaten, and stabbed by Seferino...

UFO Research Center library outgrows space

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The International UFO Museum Research Center Library. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The library at the International UFO Research Center will relocate following this year’s UFO festival in July. Considering 28 percent of voting Americans believe aliens exist, and...

FatMan’s open for business in Hagerman

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Hagerman Mayor Cliff Waide, Hagerman Town Councilor Connie Andrews, and Ellen Robey and Rick Robey, of FatMan’s Beef Jerky, cut the ribbon on FatMan’s new facility, Wednesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) After more than six years, FatMan’s Beef...

Another debit card scam; let’s be wary

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

First American Bank released information, Monday, about a new scam where people are contacted through an automated phone system. The message tells the victims that their debit cards have been frozen by the bank and provides a phone number to call to resolve...

Children scope out potential careers on ‘Super Day’

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students rehearse “The Little Ghost” in the Performing Arts Center at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell during 2013 Super Day’s The Art of Theater, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Bright, lime-green shirts swarmed about the Eastern New...