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Vargas wants more time for students

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nicole Vargas, aunt of two Berrendo Middle School students, said she was uncomfortable with her niece and nephew returning to school Thursday. She said her seventh-grade nephew was injured by shrapnel in the shooting and that her eighth-grade niece witnessed him being injured. “They’re not going to send our babies back to school on Thursday,” [&hellip...

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Vigil for shooting victims provides catharsis through music

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The community of Roswell, more than 1,200 strong, show their support for victims of the Berrendo Middle School shooting at the Roswell Civic Center, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) A vigil for the victims of the shooting at Berrendo Middle School drew...

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Suspect Apprehended After Shots Fired at Berrendo Middle School Shooting

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

  Mark Wilson Photo Students are escorted from Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico following an early morning shooting, Tuesday, January 14, 2014. (AP Mark Wilson/Roswell Daily Record)   The Record has confirmed that the shooter was a...

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WEBSITE OUTAGES

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Starting at around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, the Roswell Daily Record’s website experienced in excess of 3,000 hits per minute, causing the site to go down for a few hours. The problem has since been fixed and the Record regrets any inconvenience this may have...

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Schools to open after water line break

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a pipeline broke around 4 p.m. Sunday, Berrendo Middle School, Mountain View Elementary and East Grand Plains Elementary were all closed Monday. When a man was putting in a fence, his last fence post punctured through the water line, Berrendo Water...

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Voting centers not on county’s agenda

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voting Convenience Centers will not be used for county elections this year, the County Commission and county clerk have determined. The issue will not be considered at the commission meeting on Thursday. “It’s not going to happen for the general election...

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Chief: Police responding to more than 100 activities a day

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith revealed to the City’s Police Committee, Monday evening, that current records indicate the police respond to or participate in 153.1 activities per day, or 6.3 activities per hour — in other words, one every 10 minutes. He...

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Church under construction

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of St. John’s Catholic Church on South Lincoln Avenue helped begin a renovation project inside the church Monday. Mass will be held at the Ava Maria Center across the street until the project is finished. Call 622-3531 for information or email...

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King celebrates 100th

January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rev. King was feted with a lunch at the J.O.Y. Center. Born in Deer Harbor, New Foundland. He was ordained a United Methodist pastor in 1937, at the age of 23. King has been an active member of the Masons since 1948. He celebrated 75 years in the ministry on...

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Puppy pals

January 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jackson and Tara were on hand and available for adoption at Roswell Tractor Supply, Saturday, during an event presented by Doggy Saviors, a group that rescues animals from Animal Control before they are euthanized. (Mark Wilson Photo)...