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RPD hosts meth lab training program

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of area law enforcement agencies perform exercises involving a mock meth lab, Friday, at an empty house located at 1207 E. Alameda St. (Mark Wilson Photo ) The Roswell Police Department hosted a training program for law enforcement and emergency response agencies who must be able not only to recognize the items that are [&hellip...

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Kintigh’s bill passes House, 61–0

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A legislative measure co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, that would develop a unified systematic approach to address the state’s behavioral health needs, passed the House 61-0 Thursday, and is headed to the Senate Rules Committee. House Joint...

Garrison: The most important moments in life exist in the present

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ann Garrison does yoga at her home, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) What do economics, horseback riding and yoga have in common? Ann Garrison, who has been teaching yoga in Roswell since 2001, believes the answer might surprise you. “The kind of yoga I do is...

Pecos goes all ’60s; yeah, yeah, yeah

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pecos Elementary students, more than 100 strong, perform during the National Dance Institute of New Mexico presentation of “Come Together – A Celebration of The Beatles,” Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students and teachers of...

Johnny Dobb, ‘alien’ Make-A-Wish visitor, ‘sunny, fun, brave’

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Dobb, Roswell ‘alien’ visitor. (Courtesy Photo) The Roswell Daily Record received an update this week from the mother of Johnny Dobb, a Michigan boy with brain cancer who spent his ninth birthday visiting all the space creatures of Roswell in...

Dyer wins Scion XD

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For a man who claims he’s never won anything before, the first time proved to make up for a lifetime’s lack of fortune. Vernon Dyer is the proud — and astonished — winner of a limited edition 2012 Scion XD, which was raffled off during the Baby Boomer...

Education reform in spotlight

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Education, the largest recipient of the $5.6 billion state budget, which passed the House Wednesday, took center stage at a House Labor and Human Re-sources Committee meeting Thursday. Two proposals for education reform, featuring distinct approaches, were...

UFO to get half

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three events, which place Roswell in the limelight and attracts tourists statewide, nationally and even worldwide, were approved for Lodger’s Tax funding by the City Council in its regular business meeting Thursday evening. The UFO Festival, which will take...

Muni election forum Feb. 20

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Before making a final decision March 6, voters will have the opportunity to educate themselves on the candidates running in the municipal election. The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is holding a candidate forum at First Baptist Church, 500 N....

Loan offer came to victim’s cellphone

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Officer Joe Smith wanted to warn the public about the most recent scam. He clarified that the Payday-Loan offer reported in Thursday’s Police Blotter came as text message to the woman’s cellphone. “There are a lot of Internet scams, but...