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NMMI pays tribute to fallen alumni

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ron Fernandez, of Albuquerque, and a 1981 New Mexico Military Institute alumnus, readies to play “Amazing Grace” during Silver Taps, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) A single flame burned bright against the darkness at New Mexico Military Institute Thursday night as 16 men and women stood at attention, facing the flame. Inside the courtyard of...

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Commission delays new voting centers

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commissioners voted Thursday not to change the way the county carries out its elections in 2014. County Clerk Dave Kunko proposed “moving into this century,” he said, by reducing the number of neighborhood polling places from some 50 or more centers to 14...

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Parks open, workers back in office after shutdown

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From the Liberty Bell to Alcatraz, federal landmarks and offices reopened Thursday. Furloughed employees were relieved to get back to work — even if faced with email backlogs — but many worried about another such disruption in a matter of months....

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Leaves of change

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo Autumn colors are beginning to appear around the Roswell area as cooler temperatures become the norm on an overcast Wednesday morning...

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Salvation Army helps veteran, pianist get new roof

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jill McLaughlin Photo Leonard Meekins explains the problems he’s had with his roof on East Deming Street in Roswell. Volunteers from Saint Vincent De Paul Society in Roswell spent Wednesday rebuilding his roof. Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer He...

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Woman arrested for helping kids TP trees

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Andrea Morales Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer A Roswell woman was arrested, Friday, as she assisted youth toilet papering trees. Officers were dispatched to the area of Mission Arch and Elm Streets where they saw a vehicle with several young people...

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Commissioners to consider ‘convenient voting centers’

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer County Commissioners will consider today a change to traditional polling locations by installing new “Voting Convenient Centers” at 13 locations. The resolution would approve changing the way the county does election...

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Local insurance brokers split on impact of ACA

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer Local insurance brokers held a panel to pool information and hash out frustrations with upcoming health care reforms Wednesday, as part of a meeting held at Peppers Bar and Grill by the New Mexico branch of the National...

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Mayor proposes fitness challenge to third-graders

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo The 521O Mayor’s Challenge kicks off in area schools. Back row from left: Mayor Del Jurney, RISD Assistant Supt. for Instruction Susan Sanchez, Principal of Del Norte Curt Tarter. Middle row from left: Del Norte third-graders Jeremiah...

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Paw Prints

October 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo Meet Chevy, a 5-month-old male Rat Terrier cross currently residing at the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St. He is white with black spots and ready for his forever home! For more information about Chevy or any other adoptable pet,...