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Commission OKs lease for Walker Aviation Museum

March 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Walker Aviation Museum earned a preliminary approval Monday for a lease that will allow the facility to relocate on the grounds of the Roswell International Air Center. Officials from the museum requested the lease consideration in February at the city’s Airport Commission meeting, and that request was granted by the commission. Final approval will be...

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Local dies in accident

March 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 38-year-old Roswell man died Sunday afternoon from injuries sustained in an accident on U.S. Highway 70, according to state police. The single-vehicle accident about 12 miles northwest of Roswell killed James Conn, police said in a news release. Conn was...

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Chaves County DWI arrests for March 21-22

March 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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RFD Call Log—March 20-23

March 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: March 20 • At 8:03 a.m., medical call, 2300 block of North Sherman Avenue. • At 8:39 a.m., medical call, Pine Place. • At 9:16 a.m., medical call, 100 block of West Hobbs...

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Teen recovering after bike crash

March 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 14-year-old Roswell boy is recovering in a Lubbock, Texas, hospital after being injured when his motorized bicycle crashed into a passenger car in north Roswell Sunday afternoon. The teenager was listed in stable condition Monday afternoon, about 24 hours...

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Legislative session ends in political meltdown

March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez speaks with reporters after Saturday’s acrimonious end of the annual state legislative session. Lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a $270 million capital outlay bill that would have included $6.4 million for infrastructure...

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Pink power

March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A pink cloud of colored cornstarch greets the 600 runners and walkers at the start of the 5K ColorDash Saturday morning. Participants began the colorful run at 10:30 while onlookers captured the moment on smartphone cameras. The run was held to benefit the...

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House Fire

March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department along with EMS responded to a house fire in the 300 block of East Sixth Street around 2:15 p.m. Saturday. EMS personnel said no one was inside the house.  The fire appeared to be fully contained when the Daily Record arrived, and...

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Child obesity rates down, reports DOH

March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A portion of New Mexico kids are getting healthy, in a nutshell. Obesity rates among third graders have declined more than 20 percent since 2010, while for kindergartners the body mass index data are lower than in 2010, according to the state Department of...

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Geraci reflects on time at Institute

March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Geraci   Brig. Gen. Richard Geraci has been a part of the New Mexico Military Institute family for 40 years, with the last 101/2 years as commandant. But when the 2015-16 school year comes around, he will not be renewing his contract. As a teen, Geraci...