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Cooling off at Cahoon Park

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s not quite as big as the original Batmobile but at least it floats. Youngsters in Roswell stayed cool in the 100-plus temperatures this week at Cahoon Pool on West Fourth Street. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)...

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Keep cool, safe in summer heat

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Children’s Youth and Families Department (CYFD) advise residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and to be extra vigilant to not leave children...

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Phone scammers almost as plentiful, pesky as mosquitoes

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even more annoying than the pesky mosquitoes that have been infesting Roswell is the number of phone scammers relentless in their efforts to fleece money from local residents. One of the most recent scams involves someone calling to say you missed a jury duty...

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Camp features horses, jujitsu and education

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexandria Aranda, program director, and Pastor Danny E. Sons opened the MYFDC Summer Day Camp this week. The camp, which continues until Aug. 1, celebrates its opening today with a grand opening and riding contest at noon at the facility, which is located...

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Bereavement support group offers comfort

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Twilla Barnett and Bev Bucklew lead the Gentiva Hospice bereavement support group. (Jessica Kindrick Photo)   There is no need to be alone while mourning the loss of a loved one. In May 2013, a hospice-sponsored bereavement group began meeting at the...

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Carlsbad Caverns under fire restrictions

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Caverns National Park is under a Stage I Fire Restriction due to high temperatures, low relative humidity, and extremely dry vegetation. Stage I fire restrictions include: · No open flames, campfires, charcoal, gas or wood barbecues...

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Cahoon Pool now open

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

USA Pools will be operating the Cahoon Park Swimming Pool at Cahoon Park, which opened to the public on May 31. The pool will be open daily 1-5:45 p.m. The daily admission fee is $2 for children under 12, $3 for adults and children over 12, $2.50 for seniors....

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Shining Stars provides beacon for those with cognitive challenges

June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo David Barwick works on a collage that represents his life story with, from left, his cousin, Mariah Richburg; his aunt, Peggy Richburg; and his mother, Nona Barwick. By Timothy P. Howsare Roswell Editor When Nona Barwick’s son,...

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Fiddle and Griddle Festival begins today

June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Juliana Halvorson Photo Fiddlers from around the region will be in Roswell tonight to compete in the third annual Fiddle and Griddle Festival, presented by MainStreet Roswell, Roswell Parks and Recreation and Roswell Lodgers Tax. Staff Report If you like good...

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Answers still sought in Singleton death

June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer In 13 days, TaCorey Singleton will have been dead one year — and no one knows why. Sgt. Doug Perham, an investigator with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, is hoping someone will remember something that might shed...