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Burson helps ALCC with backpacks

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Burson helps ALCC with backpacks

Members of the Assistance League of Chaves County were filling backpacks for their newest philanthropic program this week. The backpacks will be given to the homeless in the Roswell area through the Salvation Army. Pictured are, from left, Lynn Allensworth, ALCC president, Jessica Burson, and Penny Thigpen. (Submitted Photo)...

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Garden of Love

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Garden of Love

The Rev. Larry Sydow presented a musical history of herbs to the Home Garden Club on Thursday morning in Roswell. Sydow shared the history of medicinal herbs from 3500 B.C. until the Dark Ages while singing original songs about his favorite herbs. (Randal...

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Kruse recognized for 52 years of service

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ed Kruse was awarded with the bell ringer extraordinaire award Thursday by Lt. Col. Joe Posillico the commanding officer of the Salvation Army in Arizona, New Mexico and the southern part of Nevada. (Mary Morgan Photo)   Ed Kruse, who alone raised...

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Commission moves forward with tax increases, decreases

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commissioners on Thursday moved forward with a proposal to lower property taxes to their lowest levels in 20 years, while also raising gross receipts taxes for several years. The commissioners on Thursday also referred back to a committee...

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Seeing how it’s done

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Corinna Martinez, advertising assistant at the Roswell Daily Record, shows Berrendo Middle School journalism students how she creates page layouts, or “dummies.” The students toured the newspaper Thursday with their teacher, Maureen Peden. Stories and...

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Commission on Aging discusses findings on medical care costs; ENMMC pricing determined most expensive

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Commission on Aging discussed the cost of hospitalization and a report from Think New Mexico during Wednesday’s meeting. Attending were City Councilor Jeanine Corn Best, from left, Bonnie Montgomery, Morgan Nelson, Vice Chairman Tom Dunlap and...

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City seeking green-thumbed volunteers for spring

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Resident Larry Connolly asked the Home Garden Club on Thursday to assist in bringing flowers to the city’s flower pots in the spring as part of a beautification effort. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Even though it’s wintertime, one Roswell man is getting...

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Reindeer hop stops at businesses sunday

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The eighth annual Reindeer Hop Stops will occur Sunday on West Second Street and North Main Street. The stops will take place from 1-5 p.m., Nov. 23. This year’s businesses that are involved in the open houses are Tinnie Mercantile Store and Deli, Pecos...

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Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 19-20

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 19 • At 7:04 a.m., to a medical call in the 3600 block of Camilla Drive. • At 9:29 a.m., to a medical call in the 1200 block of Hamilton Drive. • At 10:06 a.m., to...

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Protesters call for end of family detention

November 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

Timothy P. Howsare Photos While President Obama was announcing his plan to extend administrative relief to 5 million undocumented immigrants, a crowd of around 50 gathered for a candlelight vigil at the entrance to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center...