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Artesia man shot and killed Sunday

January 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer An Artesia man, Michael Evans, was shot and killed Sunday. Artesia Dispatch received a call from a security guard around 10 p.m. Sunday. The caller identified himself as an employee of the Sierra Security and Investigations also located in Artesia. Evans was on-duty Sunday, patrolling an area behind the Yates [&hellip...

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SAVIN could be possible if bill passes

January 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer If Senate Bill 176 passes, money will be available for the state’s automated victims notification system. The bill would allow funds in the “Corrections Department Intensive Supervision fund” to be used to notify...

Maples, pastor, seeking election for Ward I seat

January 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Bob Maples Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Councilor Bob Maples, pastor at the United Church of Roswell, says he’s seeking election for his Ward I seat during the municipal election in March. Maples was first elected to the council in 1992. His third...

Missing man found dead

January 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The 73-year-old man, who went missing from Ruidoso on Jan. 20, was found dead around 2 p.m. Sunday. Kenneth Paul Payne suffered from Alzheimer’s. He was last seen around 10:30 a.m. outside of Ruidoso Downs Walmart. His body was located around 1.5 miles from...

United Way surpasses 2010 campaign total

January 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Although the United Way of Chaves County 2011 Campaign did not reach its goal of $575,000, it surpassed the 2010 campaign total by $26,000, or five percent, and represented the third highest increase in the past 20 years....

Fire destroys everything couple had

January 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Ken ‘Pops’ Riley and Jennie Wright survey the damage to their home in Midway, Thursday afternoon, looking for any possessions that might have survived the fire that totally destroyed their longtime residence, late Sunday night. (Mark Wilson Photo) On...

Dean Day named 2011 Realtor of the Year at banquet

January 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

In the company of her daughter, two grandchildren and son-in-law, Dean Day, who has been in the real estate business for 22 years, accepted her nomination as the 2011 Realtor of the Year at the Roswell Association of Realtors’ 64th annual banquet Saturday...

Del Norte students get new playground

January 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Del Norte Elementary students play on their brand new playground equipment Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Amid screams and squeals, exuberance and enthusiasm, the students of Del Norte Elementary School greeted the opening of their new playground....

Library unveils flashy new sign

January 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Dr. Judy Armstrong speaks during the dedication of the Roswell Public Library’s new electronic sign, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) In a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Roswell Public Library’s new digital billboard was brought to life when the...

New St. Mark’s pastor delayed retirement to continue preaching from the heart

January 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Larry Sydow, new pastor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) After being in ministry for 40 years, Larry Sydow thought he was retired — until a congregation in Roswell changed that, bringing a new leader to the community. Sydow is the new...