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Record breaks the news on immigrants going to FLETC ; June 20, 2014

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Record breaks the news on immigrants going to FLETC ; June 20, 2014

Workers erect a fence around portable dorms June 21 at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia in anticipation of the arrival of hundreds of immigrants from Central America. (File/Mary Morgan Photo)   Sometimes the best stories come out of nowhere. A late afternoon news tip this summer was the most memorable news event [&hellip...

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WIPP brings focus to southeastern New Mexico; radiation Leak at WIPP, Feb. 14, 2014

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on WIPP brings focus to southeastern New Mexico; radiation Leak at WIPP, Feb. 14, 2014

Residents in Artesia attend a town hall meeting following the radiation leak at the Waste isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad back in February. (File Photo)   There were a lot of big stories in Roswell and Chaves County in 2014, but one of the biggest I...

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He sees you

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on He sees you

Now that Christmas is behind us, Roswell Daily Record photographer Bill Moffitt’s dog, Fergie, isn’t so sure that she wants to share her couch space with a Santa Claus gift bag. (Bill Moffit Photo)...

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Commission OKs zone change request for Reflections Ministry

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Commission OKs zone change request for Reflections Ministry

The city Planning and Zoning Commission approved a zoning change request and a special use permit for Reflections Ministry during Monday’s meeting at City Hall. Reflections Ministry operates Reflections & Recovery, a residential facility for women...

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Out of the fire then back into the fire

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Out of the fire then back into the fire

The first hard news story covered by the new editor was the candidate forum held on the first Monday in May at First Baptist Church. Sitting from left are Bobby Arnett and K.C. Rogers, both Republican candidates for District 1 Magistrate Judge. Standing is...

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Profiles allow for closer relationships with community

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Profiles allow for closer relationships with community

Record Staff Writer/Vistas Editor Dylanne Petros   The past six months at the Roswell Daily Record have gone by in a flash. When I moved here in June from Ohio, I had no idea what to expect. I was certain I was going to cover many different meetings...

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VA to hold town hall for area veterans

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on VA to hold town hall for area veterans

All veterans in Southeastern New Mexico are invited to attend a Town Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 6, in Artesia. Veterans and their family members will be able to meet Andrew Welch, the new director for the New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS). The meeting...

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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 29-30

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 29-30

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 29 • At 9:35 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of South Sunset Avenue. • At 10:57 a.m., fire alarm, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 11:12 a.m., medical call,...

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Being an intern at the Roswell Daily Record

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Being an intern at the Roswell Daily Record

As an intern, Morgan has “gotten to go and take pictures of two houses where people have been found dead and been called some not-too-friendly names by some unfriendly people.” (File Photo)   This has been an amazing year for me. Not only was it the...

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Three NMMI alumni nominated for governing board

December 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Three NMMI alumni nominated for governing board

Gov. Susana Martinez has announced the nominations of three alumni of New Mexico Military Institute to serve on NMMI’s board of regents. The governor also announced she has nominated a Clovis woman and an Albuquerque man to serve on the board of regents at...