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Two Roswell students get ink on their fingers: Future journalists attend three-day workshop at UNM in Albuquerque

June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School graduate Mary Morgan, left, and Roswell High School senior Karly Kunko, recently participated in a three-day journalism program at University of New Mexico. (Courtesy Photo)   The Roswell Daily Record sponsored two students who attended The 2014 New Mexico High School Journalism Workshop at the University of New Mexico campus in...

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Mean girls win, Frazier shows off tractor during Old Timers’ Day

June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Mean Girls pull out in front of the District 8 Regulators during the World Famous Outhouse Races Saturday at Hagerman’s Old Timers’ Day. The Mean Girls won the most outrageous outhouse award and shared the sprint race title with the Bobcats. ...

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Party with the stars at Carlsbad Caverns

June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — Have you ever seen Jupiter and its four moons or the rings around Saturn? Now is your chance. Carlsbad Caverns National Park invites the public to a “Star Party” on Saturday, June 21, at 8:30 p.m. Far from the lights of town, Carlsbad Caverns...

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12 dogs make trip to Colorado rescue; Mayor suspends local rescues until investigation complete

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A dog, apparently a pit bull-terrier mix, is held at the Roswell Animal Shelter on Thursday. The shelter is suspending releasing animals to local rescue groups until the Sheriff’s Office completes its investigation into the Wednesday dog attack that sent a...

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City advertising spending under scrutiny

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A proposal to pay the city’s advertising firm an extra $44,000 was approved by City Council Thursday night, but a proposal to pay the firm another $71,625 hit a snag as two residents questioned city leaders about the city’s advertising expenses. The City...

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NMSP identify 2 officers involved in fatal shooting

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police identified on Friday the two Carlsbad Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an escaped prisoner in Carlsbad on Monday. According to a news release from the Department of Public Safety, Sgt. Edward Duarte and Officer David...

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Real Heroes Breakfast to be held Wednesday

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The American Red Cross will host its Real Heroes recognition breakfast at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Last year was the first year the event was held in Roswell, and officials are hoping to make this an annual event....

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Agencies conduct traffic operation

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Police officers conducted a two-day traffic enforcement operation in Chaves and Eddy counties this week, according to a news release from the state Department of Public Safety. The operation netted 312 traffic...

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Getting a grip

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Youngsters in the First Tee of Southeastern New Mexico’s summer camp learn the basics of golf and enjoy a beautiful Spring morning on Thursday at New Mexico Military Institute’s golf course. The program teaches children 5-17 the basics of golf and...

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16 dogs from kennel rescue heading to Colorado

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Surviving two animals from attack kept in quarantine   The 16 dogs from Doggy Saviors rescue that were not involved in Wednesday’s attack on a 9-year-old boy were scheduled to be shipped to Colorado on Thursday, according to city officials. “Our...