Holly-Day Magic gets 86 vendors

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Donna and Dave Blount of Roswell shop Saturday at Archie McMath’s Lavender and Lace booth at the 2014 Holly-Day Magic Arts & Crafts Show. Eighty-six vendors displayed arts and crafts at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center during the 34th annual show on Friday and Saturday. (Jeff Tucker Photo) [/auth...

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Former judge writes book about faith, career

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Donald W. Price of Roswell, a retired municipal judge from Eddy County, has written an autobiographical book, “They Still Call Me Judge,” which was released in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Donald W. Price no longer serves as a judge, but that...


Police investigate death of prominent businessman; ‘Person of interest’ being sought by authorities

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Duer   Roswell Police are currently trying to locate a person of interest in connection with the death of a prominent Roswell business man who died at his home on Friday morning. David Duer, 42, of Roswell, was found inside his house, located in the 2600...


Altrusa donates supplies to Sunset Elementary

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of Altrusa International of Roswell Inc. donated various items for Sunset Elementary School’s annual Reading Night held Nov. 20 for students and parents. Members delivered 60 New Mexico Military Institute T-shirts in various sizes, 58 NMMI book...


Burson helps ALCC with backpacks

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of the Assistance League of Chaves County were filling backpacks for their newest philanthropic program this week. The backpacks will be given to the homeless in the Roswell area through the Salvation Army. Pictured are, from left, Lynn Allensworth,...


Garden of Love

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Rev. Larry Sydow presented a musical history of herbs to the Home Garden Club on Thursday morning in Roswell. Sydow shared the history of medicinal herbs from 3500 B.C. until the Dark Ages while singing original songs about his favorite herbs. (Randal...


Kruse recognized for 52 years of service

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Ed Kruse was awarded with the bell ringer extraordinaire award Thursday by Lt. Col. Joe Posillico the commanding officer of the Salvation Army in Arizona, New Mexico and the southern part of Nevada. (Mary Morgan Photo)   Ed Kruse, who alone raised...


Commission moves forward with tax increases, decreases

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Commissioners on Thursday moved forward with a proposal to lower property taxes to their lowest levels in 20 years, while also raising gross receipts taxes for several years. The commissioners on Thursday also referred back to a committee...


Seeing how it’s done

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Corinna Martinez, advertising assistant at the Roswell Daily Record, shows Berrendo Middle School journalism students how she creates page layouts, or “dummies.” The students toured the newspaper Thursday with their teacher, Maureen Peden. Stories and...


Commission on Aging discusses findings on medical care costs; ENMMC pricing determined most expensive

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Commission on Aging discussed the cost of hospitalization and a report from Think New Mexico during Wednesday’s meeting. Attending were City Councilor Jeanine Corn Best, from left, Bonnie Montgomery, Morgan Nelson, Vice Chairman Tom Dunlap and...