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Lacher leads First Church of the Nazarene

November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Photo Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher serves as the lead pastor at the Roswell First Church of the Nazarene. He welcomes visitors to attend a service at the long-established Roswell church. By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher serves as the lead pastor at the Roswell First Church of the [&hellip...

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Mendoza honors aunt who died from breast cancer

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report Submitted Photos Roswell resident Jessica Mendoza recently had her head shaved in memory of her aunt, Tia Angie Garcia, who lost her battle to breast cancer on Nov. 2, 2004. Garcia’s cancer had been in remission for many years before she died...

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Deshotel at Pearl Harbor when first bombs dropped

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Mary Morgan Record Intern Andrew Deshotel, 93, of Roswell, greets everyone with a warm smile. He has seen much as a sailor in the U.S. Navy, including the first bombs being dropped on Pearl Harbor. Deshotel was born in Louisiana and he worked on a cruise...

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Commissioners canvass election results

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Photo County Clerk Dave Kunko discusses the General Election with the Chaves County Board of Commissioners on Friday during a special business meeting of the commission. By Randal Seyler Record City Editor The Chaves County Board of...

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Commissioners decline supporting NMAC ‘priorities’

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record City Editor The legislative priorities of the New Mexico Association of Counties aren’t the same as the priorities of the Chaves County Board of Commissioners. Commissioners declined to support several of the proposed priorities that...

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Latest phone scam: Missed jury duty

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted by RPD The latest phone scam to hit the Roswell area is also being reported in numerous other states. It involves a caller telling people they missed jury duty and will be arrested unless they pay a fine with a pre-paid debit card. Residents in the...

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Journalist Jeff Jackson joins RDR staff

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report A journalist from Tucson, Arizona, with more than 20 years news experience joined the Roswell Daily Record this week as a sportswriter. Jeff Jackson has worked at several daily, weekly and metro newspapers in Arizona and one in California since...

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Celebrating 25 years in Roswell

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare A 5-megabyte external hard drive was the size of a toaster when Oasis Computers opened in 1989. On Friday, the computer business celebrated its 25th anniversary Friday. The store is locally owned by September and John Wilmink, who are happy...

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Honoring veterans through art

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dylanne Petros Photos The Roswell Independent School District, a committee of veterans and patriots and the Roswell Sertoma Club sponsored a contest for posters honoring WWII veterans for the Veteran’s Day Celebration. Berrendo Middle School seventh-grader...

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GOP to choose House speaker Saturday; Ezzell running for majority whip

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican state Reps. Bob Wooley and Candy Spence Ezzell, both of Roswell, pause for a photo election night at Chaves County Republican Party headquarters in Roswell. Ezzell is running for majority whip in the New Mexico House of Representatives, which will...