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Homecoming events at NMMI connect past and future leaders

October 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pioneers of New Mexico Military Institute’s past will be connected with leaders of the future this week as the school conducts its annual Homecoming celebration. In a press release issued by the school, Major General Jerry W. Grizzle, NMMI president and superintendent, said, “We are always delighted to welcome the 50th reunion class, this year [&hellip...

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Domestic violence: Law enforcement, statistics and the real face of the problem

October 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nationally, statistics indicate that 1 in 4 people will be affected by domestic violence; three people will die every day. The local statistics for 2012 reveal the breadth of the problem. The Roswell Refuge compiles domestic violence calls using the figures...

Do zombies do the Monster Mash?

October 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The nerds are back and promising a thrilling time Oct. 27 as Landsun Computers sponsors the Thrill the World and Zombie Walk fundraising event. The day will feature various events leading up to the Thrill the World dance, an annual event where people around...

Stratos skydive succeeds

October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Felix Baumgartner applauds Mission Control following his jump on Sunday. (Mark Wilson Photo) No one knew what would happen because no one had ever done it. But from the edge of space, where risk outweighs reward for most, Felix Baumgartner made history. The...

Food drive to help nearly depleted pantry

October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Salvation Army, in conjunction with the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Daily Record, are hosting a food drive. Representatives for each were on hand Friday for a media session. From left: Captains Mandy and Beau Perez of The Salvation Army;...

Domestic violence: Giving a voice to adults

October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Executive Director of Roswell Refuge Michelle Royer recorded one victim’s story and received permission to publish it. The victim was willing because her husband had been in prison for the things he had done. The names have been changed to protect the...

Domestic violence: Giving voice to children

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Domestic violence is the silent killer because the victims rarely speak of it, even if they have escaped their circumstances, for fear of retaliation. The children of domestic violence are also among the silent victims. These children are more likely to be...

Fearless Felix ready for today’s supersonic free fall

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A video screen displays images from past Felix Baumgartner’s jumps, shown in the early morning hours, Tuesday, before the weather forced postponement of the scheduled jump. The Red Bull Stratos crew and Baumgartner will make a second attempt today. Mark...

Jazz Fest artists hold seminars at Ginsburg’s

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Eddie Erickson, left, and Bucky Pizzarelli perform during the School of Jazz Guitar Seminar at Ginsberg Music, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Music enthusiasts of all skill levels gathered at Ginsberg Music Saturday as the Roswell Jazz Festival continued with a...

Kaarina Jager: From foreign exchange student to involved citizen

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kaarina Jager. Jessica Palmer Photo Kaarina Jager’s life reflects her philosophy of perseverance, education, spirituality and service to community. She volunteers for Wings of L.I.F.E. and started her own Neighborhood Watch group after her home was...