Vargas seeks donations for Paws and Stripes

August 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Continuing her work with soldiers and military families, Nicole Vargas is at it again, expanding from Adopt a Soldier and getting involved with Paws and Stripes. Paws and Stripes is an organization that works to pair service dogs with soldiers struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Vargas has decided to...

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Fixing up a high flyer

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Coast Guard crew out of Elizabeth City, N. C., works on the flaps of a C-130 following the repainting of the aircraft by Dean Baldwin Painting, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Prairie dog hearing set for Thursday

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Bureau of Land Management photo, taken in July, shows a black-tailed prairie dog at O.G. Potter Memorial in Clovis. (Courtesy Photo) A population of Clovis prairie dogs burrowing holes across two public parks and the city’s Civic Center are likely...

AQHA recognizes Reins for Life

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The organization Reins for Life received the 2013 Remuda of the Year award from the American Quarter Horse Association in Amarillo. AQHA is the world’s largest equine breed registry and membership organization. The Remuda (Spanish for “herd”) of the...

Police seek two in kidnapping case

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department detectives have named two as persons of interest in a kidnapping case that occurred on July 5. Officials are seeking the assistance of the public in locating Issac Garcia and Louie Calderon. According to the police, one of the men...

Dinner to honor Jenning

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

An appreciation dinner and roast will be held for former State Sen. Tim Jennings, Aug. 22. “It’s an important thing to recognize Tim for what he’s done,” said his niece, Jacqueline Hyatt. “He’s an exceptional public servant who, I think, is...

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Gateway breaks ground on science lab

August 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Gateway Christian School held a groundbreaking ceremony on its planned state-of-the-art science lab Monday evening. The new lab, expected to be completed in the next four to six months, will seat 24 students and have six...

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East 23rd flooded by water main break

August 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Water flooded East 23rd Street Monday after a water main burst near the Christa-Lee Apartments. Cars and trucks cruised through the water from North Main Street to North Garden Avenue starting at 3 p.m, which reached a...

Custody death prompts questions

August 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Sherrie Towler, mother of Cody Towler, is haunted by her experiences with the police following her son’s in-custody death. “In my mind, I see him every day lying there in the alley. Every day. I cannot get that image out...

Police custody death ruled homicide

August 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer The Office of Medical Investigation in Albuquerque released the autopsy report on Cody Towler, 34, Friday. Their final conclusions were that the manner of death was a homicide. The legal definition of homicide is death of a...

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