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Free computer classes for seniors

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senior citizens (50 and above) in Chaves County are invited to enroll in free basic computer classes offered by the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in partnership with ENMU-Roswell. Two classes will be available from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, Dec. 6 and 13. Sean Davis, RSVP program director, will teach the [&hellip...

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Roswell Fire Department call log — Nov. 10-11

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 10 • At 8:14 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 200 Block of East 19th Street. • At 8:50 a.m., to a dumpster fire in the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., to...

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Honoring those who served

November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School held a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday to honor local veterans. Guest of Honor Larry Montano is presented a plaque by RHS principal Ruben Bolanos. Montano served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II, and landed at...

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Ezzell defeated for whip but hoping for chairmanship

November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell did not win election to a House leadership post Saturday, although Ezzell said Monday she’s hopeful of being appointed chair of the House Energy & Natural Resources Committee, on which she has served for 10 years....

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Throwdown brings food, fitness to Cielo Grande

November 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The line in front of Chef Toddzilla’s Moblie Cuisine was constant during Saturday’s Food Truck Throwdown, which was the organized by Toddzilla’s owner Kerry Moore of Roswell. The trucks competed by cooking unique dishes with red chile. Toddzilla’s...

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Committee approves resolution to replace Yucca Center Monday

November 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Building and Lands Committee voted on Monday to approve a resolution in support of building a new recreation center to replace the aging Yucca Center. The resolution will move forward to the City Council, which meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall....

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Veteran’s cemetery rules put on hold

November 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Cemetery Board’s proposed rules for burials in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery were put on hold Monday morning. The city’s Building and Lands Committee tabled the proposed rules for further study after having not received copies...

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Parade honors veterans

November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Photos Above: Students from Dexter Elementary School were out early Saturday to ride in the Roswell Veterans Parade and to pay tribute to America’s veterans. The parade started with a proclamation, read by City Councilor Jason Perry,...

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Alvarado reflects on time in WWII, Korean War

November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer One former Roswell man worked on the atomic bomb before he even knew what it was. Braulio Alvarado, 87, of San Patricio, has been in the Army, Air Force and the Marines throughout his life. Alvarado was first drafted into...

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School officials prepare for bond election

November 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record City Editor Tuesday’s General Election is barely in the rearview mirror, but Roswell Independent School District officials are gearing up for Feb. 3. That is the day Roswell voters return to the polls to approve the RISD School...