Grab your bicycle and let’s go for a ride

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

May is a wonderful month! It is full of “bizarre and unique holidays.” Not too many of you will realize that May is National Hamburger Month, and I am convinced that those of you who celebrate hamburger month are not likely to recognize that it is also National Salad Month! Not only that, but there [&hellip...

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2016 Rotary scholarship winners get $1,000 to aid their future

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

These 12 Chaves County students are 2016 Rotary Clubs of Roswell Memorial Scholarship winners. The $1,000 scholarships are provided by Roswell’s three Rotary clubs — Roswell Sunshine Rotary, Pecos Valley Rotary and Roswell Rotary. Congratulations to these...


DA wants to revoke Contreras’ certification

May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jail sentence and other penalties on hold during former chief’s appeal The prosecutor in the trial of the former Dexter police chief said Friday she is requesting the revocation of the law enforcement officer certification of Mario R. Contreras so that he...

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Walk for Hope gives that plus faith, joy Sanders seeks

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2016 Walk for Hope kicks off Friday at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The annual event is held to raise money for the Chaves County Cancer Fund, which financially assists local cancer patients with living expenses. The walk gets a lot of support from local...

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Local celebrity Mine That Bird visits movie theater

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Bill Moffitt Roswell Daily Record Story and Photos Above: Mine That Bird gets a loving pat on his chin from his fan Anna Pozzi, left, who came from Hobbs to see him in person at the showing of the movie that he inspired, “50 to 1,” at the Galaxy 8...


NMMI set to host annual band camp

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Summer band camp at NMMI will be conducted from June 6-10 on the NMMI campus. Capt. Bill Lamb, regimental bandmaster, is coordinating the camp for the fourth summer and is adding a day-camp component for local students. The camp has been a boarding camp with...

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Former Roswell business owner, artist returns to paint Reischman Park mural

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Artist Larry Welz will be drawing and painting the downtown Reischman Park mural for about a week (Lisa Dunlap Photo). Historic downtown Roswell will be making a reappearance of sorts. An Albuquerque artist has been commissioned to draw and paint a mural...

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GHS grads reach end of journey

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School class of 2016 enters the field at the Wool Bowl Friday for the commencement ceremony (Bethany Freudenthal Photo)...


Leadership Roswell Alumni Association plans awards banquet

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several exceptional community leaders will be recognized during the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association’s (LRAA) 19th annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the New Mexico Military Institute VMV Ballroom in Hinkle Hall, 101 W. College...

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ABQ native completes D.C. graduate fellowship

May 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Albuquerque graduate student has completed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Graduate Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C. Funded by the Gates Foundation, the fellowship put Alejandra Montoya-Boyer with the office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan...