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Solstice celebrates the sun’s rebirth

December 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Part two of a three part series on the history of holiday traditions.   Christmas is now only days away, and although it is the number two most celebrated holiday in the world (second only to the New Year), there are some who still celebrate the old tradition of Winter Solstice. Usually falling between Dec. [&hellip...

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Musician Simmons marches to a beat of his own drum

December 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Donny Simmons records an EP Wednesday as the newest band member of Seek. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) They knew his order at Starbucks, which could be a positive reflection on the memories and quality of customer service there, but it’s more likely a reflection of...

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Meet the Foltses: First same-sex couple to receive a marriage license from county gives interview with the Record

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Curtis and Phillip Folts, who were married Friday morning in Roswell, show off their marriage certificate following the ceremony. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chaves County Clerk’s Office gave out marriage licenses to gay couples for the first time in the county’s...

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County DWI program makes PSA with hometown stars

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gerina Mendoza-Piller films a series of public service announcements at Goddard High School, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) She’s a professional golfer. They’re a professional film crew. All are Goddard High School graduates and they came together with the...

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Body identified; Romero a person of interest

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Romero The Roswell Police Department reported that it received confirmation from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body that was found in a shallow grave in the 200 block of East 12th Street on Wednesday. OMI was able...

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Vet cemetery dedication Dec. 30

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Gene Balderston, Gene Peterson, Ron McKay and Harry McGraw observe the ongoing progress of the development of the Roswell Veterans Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. A dedication for the cemetery will be held Dec. 30. at 10:30 a.m. Donations can be made...

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Addition to RISD graduation policy would expand leniency for students

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education conducted a first reading of an addition to the district’s high school graduation policy during a special meeting Friday. The proposed addition outlines the means through which a student who fails...

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Tips to help ensure a safe holiday season

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since October, there have been a total of 149 forced-entry and non-forced-entry burglaries reported to the Roswell Police Department, including 50 vehicle burglaries. Becoming a victim of crime puts a damper on anyone’s holidays. A number of measures can be...

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Police find body in shallow grave

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The pink flags and orange tape mark the spot where the police found a badly decomposed body of a young man near the railroad tracks on 12th Steet. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department found the body of a man in a shallow grave located in the...

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DFD embraces season, helps families

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dexter Fire Department played Santa Thursday evening, taking, from left to right, Pedro Salcido, his sister Raina, and Katelyn Johnson Christmas shopping at WalMart, transporting the children in first responder vehicles from their homes in Midway to...

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