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Vets Day gala at GHS, 11/10

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The freedom Americans have to attend school may not always be clear to teenagers, but two history teachers at Goddard High School are bringing this lesson to life to all students at the school. The school’s fifth annual Veterans Day celebration will take place Thursday. It is set to include refreshments, live performances, a video [&hellip...

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Solis returns to RPD after state service

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez announced Friday that she has appointed Gregg Marcantel as secretary of the New Mexico Corrections Department. Previously, Marcantel served as deputy secretary for the Department of Public Safety and also served as the acting deputy...

Camp to perform at Pearson 11/12

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christian musician Jeremy Camp will soon perform in Roswell. With a hopeful message for the members of his generation, Camp is set to perform at the Pearson Auditorium Nov. 12. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. The name of...

Palmer’s The Dakota Peoples now available in trade paper

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

A published author, wildlife rehabilitator and licensed nurse, Roswell Daily Record reporter Jessica Palmer takes on many roles. Her author side has penned 26 books. The most recent, “The Dakota Peoples,” a comprehensive history of the various tribes and...

RPD to recruit Explorers at open house, Monday

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department will be holding an open house beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, for youths and their parents to learn more about the RPD’s Explorers Program. “The Explorers are a division of Boy Scouts, except it is co-educational. It is open...

Accident with injuries

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

A member of the Midway Volunteer Fire Department hoses down the area where a vehicle caught on fire after it overturned near mile marker 90 on US 285. The fire tore through about one acre of the surrounding area. The driver, the only person in the car, had...

Snow birds

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Migration season is in full swing at Bittler Lake National Wildlife Refuge. These geese go for a morning fly about, Thursday, possibly to aquaint themselves with their winter digs. They and many more will spend the winter at Bitter Lake. The refuge is also...

Balloons & Bluegrass in Artesia Sat & Sun

November 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Classic American music and one of New Mexico’s favorite pastimes will make a winning — albeit quirky — combination in Artesia this weekend. The 2011 Balloons & Bluegrass Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday. However, Artesia’s youth will...

Sage to be honored on the steps of the US House, Monday

November 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sage will be honored on the steps of the U.S. House of Representatives, Monday, Nov. 7. The event will be televised on the Hallmark Channel on Veterans Day at 6 p.m. and by Fox Morning News in D.C. This is the second event in less than two months. The first,...

Chewning Footwear closing

November 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chewning Footwear is going out of business with a store-wide sale beginning at 9 a.m. today. (Mark Wilson Photo) After more than 60 years in the area, Chewning Footwear. 301 W. McGaffey St. is closing its doors with a huge sale due to begin today at 9 a.m.,...