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Campaign contributions spent for race

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer In four out of the five contested races for city positions, challengers have outspent their incumbent counterparts in campaign expenditures, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Councilor Steve Henderson is the only incumbent candidate, of the four contested council seats, to outspend his contender Billy Wood....

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Councilor files complaint to PRC about cellphone provider

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer The problem allegedly began around the end of November. Those with cell- phone service through Sprint started to notice their phones weren’t working properly, according to City Councilor and Minister of Music, Youth,...

Soup ’n Bowl: Goodly crowd, yummy soup

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Visitors to the Soup ’n Bowl Benefit Auction for the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation admire bowls on display, Saturday, at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. (Mark Wilson Photo) Local artists held a BYOB event at the Anderson Museum of...

County Extension Service holds Novice Day Camp

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Allyssa Fox, 5, checks out one of the many science experiments during the “Lights, Camera, 4-H” Novice Day Camp held at Christ’s Church, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Sock puppet, anyone? New Mexico State University’s Chaves County Cooperative...

City to vote on tax increase March 6

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Despite holding the fifth-highest population in New Mexico, Roswell currently ranks ninth among the state’s 10 largest cities in the amount of revenue generated, per capita, from the city’s gross receipts tax, according to information collected from the...

Leprino, Crime Stoppers offer hefty reward for info

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The New Mexico State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in solving one of its cases. In December, agents of the New Mexico State Police were called to Leprino Foods to investigate the theft of a large amount of dry dairy ingredients from its Roswell...

Rosa Chavez celebrates 101st

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Rosa Chavez celebrates her 101st birthday with her 4-year-old great-granddaughter, Krystil Rayne, far right, and family and friends at Sunset Villa, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rosa Chavez turned 101 years young at Sunset Villa Care Center on Saturday,...

NM Veterans’ Services taps Long

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Joseph C. Long (Courtesy Photo) Joseph C. Long, a graduate of Roswell High School and Eastern New Mexico University, was named the new veterans’ business director of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services. Long will manage the department’s...

NMMI hosts 2012 JROTC drill meet

February 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

High school rifle drill teams from around the state compete in the Douglas McBride Rifle Competition during the New Mexico Military Institute Drill Meet, Friday. The competition continues through today. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell is the site of a series of...

Shriners, IHOP gala, Tuesday

February 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

David Brown, left, and Phil Kopp of the Roswell Shrine Alien Patrol, greet young travelers Robert and Jackson Willmott of Whidbey Island, Wash., Friday morning, at IHOP. The Shriners were on hand to publicize Tuesday’s annual National Pancake Day and...