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Center offers advice to small businesses

October 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kallansrud   Carl Kallansrud, director of the Roswell Small Business Development Center, has a simple challenge for anyone who runs a business or supervises employees: Substitute the word “but” with the word “and.” Kallansrud, who was guest speaker Wednesday at the Pecos Valley Rotary Club, said the word “but” carries negative connotations....

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Reoccurring scholarships available to seniors

October 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

High school seniors in the state have the opportunity to receive a reoccurring scholarship for their undergraduate career. The Daniels Fund is a foundation that has been providing scholarships for students in the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and...

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The magic of the media

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sixth- and seventh-grade students from the gifted class at Dexter Middle School watch as Daily Record graphic designer Sandra Martinez works her magic designing an ad on her Macintosh computer Wednesday. Their teacher, Tami Garcia, teaches all the gifted...

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Heavy rains mean damages to farms, colder winter

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Corn is one of the biggest crops of the season right now, but the frequent rains have been somewhat detrimental to the crop. Farmer Doug Whitney said that while the September rains pushed his farm back a few weeks off schedule, Whitney Farms is back on track....

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Salvation Army preparing for holiday dinner; Volunteers, donations sought

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Salvation Army of Roswell is preparing for the holidays, and the church is seeking donations to help with the upcoming Thanksgiving dinner. Capt. John Dove said the Salvation Army will be providing approximately 350 meals for shut-ins on Thanksgiving, and...

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October brings ‘Character’ to county

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Fuller of Character Counts in Chaves County, left, discusses on Tuesday the upcoming Character Counts! week, while Roswell Kiwanis Club member Dennis Pabst listens. Character Counts will be celebrated Oct. 20-24 with a number of activities for children....

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State police officer injured by drunk driver returns to duty

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A New Mexico State Police patrol officer who was struck in Hobbs by a drunk driver in late June is back on duty. Officer Carlos Verdugo will be back to full duty on Friday. “It’s been a long couple of months of recovery, but Officer Verdugo has...

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Library committee discusses attendance

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A committee of Roswell Public Library Board of Trustees members and librarians met Tuesday to discuss ways to handle overflow crowds at the library’s popular summer reading program. Attending the meeting were, from left, Board Member Magil Duran, Library...

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Students win ribbons for good work with wood work

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students in the woodshop class at University High School completed their first project, a cutting board, and submitted the projects to the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, where all eight cutting boards won a blue ribbon. From back left: Andreas Vargas, Elijah...

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ENMSF Flower Show results

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2014 Fair Flower Show, sponsored by the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Home Garden Club and Morning Garden Club of Roswell received a total of 269 horticultural entries, and 26 design entries. Division 1, Horticulture. The Best of Show Award in the...