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Preparing for Valentine’s Party

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Consuelo Salcido and Briana White, along with other Roswell Job Corps Home Builders Institute electrical students under the tutelage of instructor Josh Torres, help the Community Volunteer Program prepare for a Valentine’s party by arranging stuffed animals, Wednesday. The Community Volunteer Program will visit the Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center...

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Roswell Refuge receives deluge of calls regarding raffle

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo Sometimes mistakes happen for a reason says Cindy Wilson, executive director of Roswell Refuge. In this case, the error appeared in Wednesday’s Record, where bears costing $50 were advertised as $2. The blooper has resulted in numerous calls...

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School Board hears plea for REA support

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former Berrendo Elementary School Principal Tamra Gedde asked members of the Roswell Independent School District School Board to work with the Roswell Education Association during Tuesday’s meeting. “I am here today because I committed to myself and...

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Burris to speak at state school boards conference

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

School officials spend countless hours preparing for worse case scenarios, but what happens in the days following a crisis was uncharted territory for Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris. “I’ve been in school administration for...

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Fests will seek funding at City Council meeting

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City councilors will be asked to fund this year’s UFO and Fiddle and Griddle festivals again this year using Lodgers Tax revenue at their regular meeting tonight. UFO Festival planners are asking for $75,000 in Lodger’s taxes. This year’s festival is...

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First day of early voting for city election draws a good turnout

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters turned out in good numbers during the first day of early voting Wednesday for the municipal elections. City Clerk Sharon Coll reported at least 120 ballots were cast by 4:30 p.m. “I think it’s going really well,” Coll said. City Hall is the only...

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J.O.Y. Writers hold series finale Sunday

February 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The J.O.Y. Writers will bring their 14th anniversary series of readings to a close at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will feature the work of the J.O.Y. Writers. The reading will...

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How sweet!

February 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CASA kids Angelita Luevano, left, and Sarah Nichols sort through Valentine gifts that were delivered by Jessie Sjue of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, right, at the CASA office, Tuesday. Student Services at ENMU-R partnered with Chaves County CASA to...

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2 arrested, charged with racketeering

February 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police arrested a man and a woman in connection with racketeering charges on Feb. 6, according to a Roswell Police Department news release. Calvin Reese, 23, and Myranda Salayandia, 19, were arrested after a Roswell Police Department officer pulled...

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Teen missing since Feb. 1

February 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kenia Cuevas, 15, of Roswell, has been missing since Feb. 1. She is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 110 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. If you have any information about Kenia, please contact the Roswell Police Department at 575-624-6770 or 575-624-7590. ...