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Military aviators take off to next stage

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Ensign A.J. Clark, left, and Lt. Joshua Pritt take a high step on one of the T6BII Texan training planes at Friday’s sendoff ceremony. Below: Lt. Col. Pete Blades and Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh chat Friday in front of one of the 25 T6BII Texan training planes used by military pilots at the Roswell [&hellip...

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The Space Foundation selects Bohlin as teacher liaison

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Peggy Bohlin’s passion for space continues to be ignited by the Space Foundation. (Katy Ross Photo)   By Katy Ross Record Correspondent Margaret “Peggy” Bohlin, a teacher for the Roswell Independent School District, has been chosen to be a part of...

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Police release name of motorcyclist killed in Friday’s collision

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police have released the name of a motorcyclist who was killed Friday in a violent crash at North Main and 19th streets. Anthony Murillo, 31, of Roswell, died in a collision with an automobile around 3:05 p.m. He was not wearing a helmet, said Todd...

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IRS warns to choose tax professionals carefully

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The...

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March of honor

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The color guard brings the American, state of New Mexico and New Mexico Military Institute flags to front and center during a Formation of Troops parade on Saturday at NMMI.  The Institute’s marching band also participated in the ceremony, per military...

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CVP donates goods

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maria Chavez of Roswell received a free motorized wheelchair and a bag of assorted food items on Saturday with help from Dameon Runion of the Community Volunteer Program.  The program donated the used wheelchairs and other home care products for the needy. ...

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Monster tumbleweed

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A pickup truck navigates around a giant tumbleweed sitting in the middle of the road Friday afternoon near the intersection of Poe and Atkinson Streets.  While most tumbleweeds are much smaller, some the size of a mini-van have been spotted in the past....

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Accident on Main Street kills motorcyclist

March 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police and firefighters respond to a motorcycle-car crash Friday afternoon on Roswell’s North Main Street. The motorcyclist was killed in the 3 p.m. accident. No other injuries were reported. (Courtesy Photo)   A Roswell man was killed in a...

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Pumped up!

March 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Cristiane C. de Oliveira, Music Residency Director for the National Dance Institute of New Mexico, leads the third- and fourth-graders in a vigorous dance number at East Grand Plains Elementary School Friday.  The NDI program works with students for a...

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Pirtle’s time bill passes its second Senate committee

March 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill that would place New Mexico permanently on Mountain Daylight Time was passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday and now heads to the Senate floor with a week to go in the 2015 state legislative session. Senate Bill 377 was passed by the Senate...