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Casa Maria and mayor kick off National Nursing Home Week

May 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Casa Maria Health Care Center celebrates National Nursing Home Week. From left: Director of Nursing Rebecca Thompson Ramirez, Mayor Del Jurney and Administrator Dan Barber. Mayor Del Jurney went to Casa Maria Health Care Center to issue a proclamation for the kick off of National Nursing Home Week, Monday. “We salute our citizens who planted [&hellip...

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Rep. Ezzell to seek re-election

May 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A fifth-generation New Mexican, Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, a rancher and an advocate of agricultural issues, says she is seeking re-election to her House District 58 seat. She has served as a state House representative since 2005. Ezzell called for...

Candidate forum Monday night

May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will host its 29th candidate forum at First Baptist Church, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. The forum is co-sponsored with the Roswell Daily Record. It will feature all area candidates...

‘Art is all about expressing yourself’; Celebrate!

May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shanel Wright, left, and Lily Moore check out artwork during Celebrate the Arts Day at the Civic Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo A child’s work of art at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Saturday stated the spirit of the day’s event best, as it...

Martinez speaks at NMMI’s 118th

May 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez congratulates a NMMI honor grad during commencement ceremonies, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico Military Institute held its 118th commencement program Saturday at Pearson Auditorium, issuing diplomas to about 200 high...

David Lawrence is found not guilty

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

The family of David Lawrence and the defendant himself wept Thursday when Judge Charles C. Currier read the not guilty verdict. After having deliberated for one hour, the jury acquitted Lawrence on a charge of criminal sexual contact. The charge stemmed from...

ENMU-R graduates largest class ever

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell dental hygienist students show off their pearly whites as they and fellow graduates prepare for their march onto the Wool Bowl football field for commencement ceremonies, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) About 200...

Local farmer seeks election

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell farmer Cliff Pirtle, who has expressed his beliefs in the Second Amendment and pro-life during his campaign, says he is seeking election to the state Senate District 32 seat. A Republican, Pirtle will face Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill in the...

Jim Gill: From humble beginnings to president of business

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim Gill stands before vintage seed storage shelves at Roswell Seed Co., Wednesday. (Noah Vernau Photo) Jim Gill was sweeping the floors at his family’s seed business in 1958 when he was 10 years old, earning $1 every two weeks — just enough for him to...

Absentee voting, precinct training

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Absentee and in person early voting is up and running at the County Clerk’s office, 1 St. Mary’s Place, Area D. Those who want to vote in person early or by absentee may come to the office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Early voting will...