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Lovato Memorial Golf Tournament set for March 17

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

An upcoming golf tournament will help a memorial scholarship acquire what it needs most — the funds necessary to help future emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The AMR-Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course March 17. This is the first fundraising effort for the scholarship...

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Roadwork begins Monday

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A section of Sycamore Avenue between Second and Eighth streets will be temporarily closed for roadwork, starting Monday. The city of Roswell will be doing pavement rehabilitation work on the section of Sycamore Avenue. The project, scheduled to take about two...

RPD hosts meth lab training program

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of area law enforcement agencies perform exercises involving a mock meth lab, Friday, at an empty house located at 1207 E. Alameda St. (Mark Wilson Photo ) The Roswell Police Department hosted a training program for law enforcement and emergency...

Kintigh’s bill passes House, 61–0

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A legislative measure co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, that would develop a unified systematic approach to address the state’s behavioral health needs, passed the House 61-0 Thursday, and is headed to the Senate Rules Committee. House Joint...

Garrison: The most important moments in life exist in the present

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Ann Garrison does yoga at her home, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) What do economics, horseback riding and yoga have in common? Ann Garrison, who has been teaching yoga in Roswell since 2001, believes the answer might surprise you. “The kind of yoga I do is...

Pecos goes all ’60s; yeah, yeah, yeah

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecos Elementary students, more than 100 strong, perform during the National Dance Institute of New Mexico presentation of “Come Together – A Celebration of The Beatles,” Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students and teachers of...

Johnny Dobb, ‘alien’ Make-A-Wish visitor, ‘sunny, fun, brave’

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Johnny Dobb, Roswell ‘alien’ visitor. (Courtesy Photo) The Roswell Daily Record received an update this week from the mother of Johnny Dobb, a Michigan boy with brain cancer who spent his ninth birthday visiting all the space creatures of Roswell in...

Dyer wins Scion XD

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

For a man who claims he’s never won anything before, the first time proved to make up for a lifetime’s lack of fortune. Vernon Dyer is the proud — and astonished — winner of a limited edition 2012 Scion XD, which was raffled off during the Baby Boomer...

Education reform in spotlight

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Education, the largest recipient of the $5.6 billion state budget, which passed the House Wednesday, took center stage at a House Labor and Human Re-sources Committee meeting Thursday. Two proposals for education reform, featuring distinct approaches, were...

UFO to get half

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Three events, which place Roswell in the limelight and attracts tourists statewide, nationally and even worldwide, were approved for Lodger’s Tax funding by the City Council in its regular business meeting Thursday evening. The UFO Festival, which will take...