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‘Take that!’

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

John Lewis, 13, teaches a group of children and their moms the art of tae kwon do Friday morning at Cielo Grande. Lewis, striving for his black belt, has to perform 200 hours demonstrating leadership skills, to obtain his belt. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Elouise Ortega: Adults need to get involved in their kids’ lives

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Elouise Ortega, president of the Sunrise Optimist Club. (Julia Bergman Photo) A longtime advocate and volunteer for children in the community, Roswell native Elouise Ortega said she has a loving instinct for youth. Ortega has lived in Roswell her entire life...

Vets Day gala at GHS, 11/10

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The freedom Americans have to attend school may not always be clear to teenagers, but two history teachers at Goddard High School are bringing this lesson to life to all students at the school. The school’s fifth annual Veterans Day celebration will take...

Solis returns to RPD after state service

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Gov. Susana Martinez announced Friday that she has appointed Gregg Marcantel as secretary of the New Mexico Corrections Department. Previously, Marcantel served as deputy secretary for the Department of Public Safety and also served as the acting deputy...

Camp to perform at Pearson 11/12

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Christian musician Jeremy Camp will soon perform in Roswell. With a hopeful message for the members of his generation, Camp is set to perform at the Pearson Auditorium Nov. 12. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. The name of...

Palmer’s The Dakota Peoples now available in trade paper

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A published author, wildlife rehabilitator and licensed nurse, Roswell Daily Record reporter Jessica Palmer takes on many roles. Her author side has penned 26 books. The most recent, “The Dakota Peoples,” a comprehensive history of the various tribes and...

RPD to recruit Explorers at open house, Monday

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department will be holding an open house beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, for youths and their parents to learn more about the RPD’s Explorers Program. “The Explorers are a division of Boy Scouts, except it is co-educational. It is open...

Accident with injuries

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A member of the Midway Volunteer Fire Department hoses down the area where a vehicle caught on fire after it overturned near mile marker 90 on US 285. The fire tore through about one acre of the surrounding area. The driver, the only person in the car, had...

Snow birds

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Migration season is in full swing at Bittler Lake National Wildlife Refuge. These geese go for a morning fly about, Thursday, possibly to aquaint themselves with their winter digs. They and many more will spend the winter at Bitter Lake. The refuge is also...

Balloons & Bluegrass in Artesia Sat & Sun

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Classic American music and one of New Mexico’s favorite pastimes will make a winning — albeit quirky — combination in Artesia this weekend. The 2011 Balloons & Bluegrass Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday. However, Artesia’s youth will...