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East Grand Plains remembers 9/11

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sam Lucero, right, and Monica Muniz of the Panther Pride Band perform during Remembering 9/11 Day at East Grand Plains Elementary Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Through drawings, collages and essays, the students of East Grand Plains Elementary School showed how they perceived growing up in a post-9/11 world, even though most were too young to [&hellip...

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Downtown comes Alive After Five!

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Visitors attending MainStreet Roswell’s Alive After Five shop downtown area merchants, late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell came alive just before five Thursday evening when merchants selling a colorful and distinct variety of...

RPD arrests, charges GHS teacher

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments (4)

David Lawrence A Goddard High School teacher turned himself into police Thursday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest late Wednesday. The teacher, David Lawrence, 48, is charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor. Lawrence has taught health...

Salvador Briseno shot; dead at scene

September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call around 8 p.m., Wednesday, about a body located near the intersection of Circle Cross and Y.O. Road. “The victim was found by people in the neighborhood, who called the report in,” Sheriff Rob...

Chamber director resigns

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Dorrie Faubus-McCarty (Courtesy Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer The executive director of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that she is stepping down from her position to pursue another job opportunity. Dorrie Faubus-McCarty,...

Council, OKs ICIP

September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell City Council approved the Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan, with minor changes to the order of the top five ranked projects, Thursday evening at its regular business meeting. The ICIP, which must be submitted to the state by the end of the...

Snazzy Pig to close Saturday

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A customer orders lunch from the Snazzy Pig, Thursday afternoon. The restaurant will close Saturday. (Emily Russo Miller Photos) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer After five years of serving up barbecue, brisket and biscuits, the Snazzy Pig has gone...

Ezzell: ‘Another wasted day at taxpayers’ expense’

September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The third day of the legislative special session was, “another wasted day at the taxpayers’ expense,” according to Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell. Legislators convened at 11 a.m. on Thursday. After starting late, Ezzell said legislators were on the...

State suspends free fuel program

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Due to the program’s high cost, the drought, and the increased possibility of forest fires, the free public fuel wood program has been suspended. According to a press release from the New Mexico State Land Office, State Land Commissioner Ray Powell has...

‘How doth the little busy bee …

September 8, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

…improve each shining hour?’ By gathering pollen from Pecos puzzle sunflowers at the southern end of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning.(Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...