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Only 3 ways to get out of gangs: Death, prison, injury

July 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Part 1 of 3 Gangs are fact of life. The numbers appear intimidating until one views the national average. “We have 250 gangs with 78,000 members statewide. This is compared to 33,000 gangs and 1.4 million members nationwide,” said Tamara Marcantel with the New Mexico Gang Task Force in Santa Fe. Of the four people [&hellip...

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Splash dunk

July 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kids from the Family Resource & Referral’s After School Program beat the heat with a basketball game in the swimming pool at Cahoon Park, Thursday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

What a glorious Fourth!

July 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fourth of July fireworks erupt in the sky during the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande Recreation Area, Wednesday night. Mark Wilson Photo All across Roswell families and friends gathered to celebrate the birth...

Pioneer Bank employees pay to dunk execs for charity

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Davis Bennett of Pioneer Bank makes a splash in the dunk tank set up to raise proceeds to replace broken air conditioning at the Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Chaunte’l Powell Record Staff Writer Out behind Pioneer Bank on...

‘You are so busted!’

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrest two suspects, male and female, following a traffic stop at 2 a.m., Tuesday, on the corner of Missouri and Alameda. A total of four police cruisers eventually arrived at the scene and spent half an hour searching the suspects and their vehicle...

1776 Happy Birthday to us! 2012

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters finish the job of setting up fireworks, Tuesday, for the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande. This is going to be a great day in the All-America City. Elks Lodge No. 969, 1720 N. Montana, will host a...

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves hits milestone

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In 1972, a bridge between employers and service members was erected when, anticipating the end of the Vietnam War and the draft, the Department of Defense established the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The organization commemorated its 40th...

Chaves County Detention Ctr. receives accreditation

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Detention Center is the first in the state to receive a Certificate of Accreditation from the Adult Detention Professional Standards Council. The certificate was awarded Thursday evening at the closing session of the New Mexico Association...

Woman leads deputies in wild ride in stolen RV

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Christina Vandergriff A young Albuquerque woman went for a wild ride in a recreational vehicle reportedly stolen from Thunderbird Trailer Park, 907 N. Atkinson Ave., around 8:30 a.m. Monday. The 57-year-old victim told the Roswell Police Department that he...

UFO Fest brought thousands

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Alien believers, cohorts, fanatics and skeptics alike have now returned to their respective homelands, leaving behind a successful commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the 1947 incident, one of the most debated events in...