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Nelson shares a wealth of experiences, regional history

September 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morgan Nelson and his daughter in the cotton fields. (Courtesy Photo) About to celebrate his 94th birthday, Morgan Nelson retains an almost encyclopedic knowledge about Roswell, Chaves County and New Mexico. His library contains some 30 to 40 notebooks full of information that he has compiled and written about every subject, from the history of [&hellip...

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An automobile rests off of N. Sycamore on Thursday after being swept away by the raging flood waters of Berrendo Creek during Wednesday's monsoon rains.

Officials, residents assess flood damage

September 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

An automobile rests off of N. Sycamore on Thursday after being swept away by the raging flood waters of Berrendo Creek during Wednesday’s monsoon rains. (Mark Wilson Photo) Residents, businesses, farmers and local officials assessed damage across...

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CASA ‘walks’ with children through court system

September 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.  Although a difficult position, volunteering for Chaves County...

Council approves attorney contract

September 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council approved four businesses for renewals or new liquor licenses, and City Attorney Barbara Patterson’s contract for legal services was renewed for the next three months Thursday. Councilors voted to grant a liquor license transfer to Allsup’s...

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Motorists cautioned to beware of closures

September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visit our Local Alerts page or Click HERE more information, Photos and Videos.   Above Photo by Jill Mclaughlin Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Law enforcement and Chaves County Road Department crews will continue to block off several Roswell roads...

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Rogers sworn in as magistrate judge

September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Freddie Romero (right) swore K.C. Rogers into his new offices as Magistrate Court judge. Rogers’ wife, Mary, held the Bible while three generations of family members stood beside him as he took his oath of office. (Jessica Palmer Photo)   Keith...

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Berrendo bursts forth

September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Flooding on the Salt Creek rapidly flows and rises under a bridge along US 285 north of Roswell, Wednesday morning. Flooding unleashed by a sudden gush of rushing water delivered into Berrendo Creek Wednesday caused widespread road closures, property damage,...

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All Saints honors 9/11’s legacy through song

September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In honor of those lost on 9/11, All Saints Catholic School put on a program of traditional American songs outside of Assumption Catholic Church Wednesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Everyone old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, knows exactly where they were and...

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Heinrich alone in support of strike

September 11, 2013 • Local News, National NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer First-time Democrat Sen. Martin Heinrich remained the only New Mexico congressional representative to say he’ll vote for a Senate resolution authorizing a U.S. strike in Syria, following President Barack Obama’s speech...

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Showing off

September 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A monarch butterfly spreads its wings in a field of blooming Pecos puzzle sunflowers at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...