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School board set to hear interim leader talk about bullying

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Concerns about reports of bullying at local schools are to be discussed at the Roswell Independent School District Board of Education meeting on Monday. Other agenda items include a consideration of retroactive pay raises for some employees and a possible vote on the interim superintendent’s contract. A discussion about the budget following state budget...

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Burleson is a man of many passions

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

With dozens of books to their credit, Don and Mollie Burleson, pictured, continue to enjoy their writing. (Curtis Michaels Photo) It’s possible that seeing a UFO at age 5 altered Don Burleson’s brain. There’s no doubt it affected his...

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SANE nurses discuss sexual assault exams

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

This is the second of a two part article. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The mystique that surrounds sexual assault examinations has kept some people from getting the help they need. The Daily Record sat down with Kimberly Hansen, the director of...

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Bright spring day helps mark Easter 2017

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Easter Bunny, jump houses, inflatable slides and an inflatable rock were just a few of many activities at the Park and Recreation Department’s event Saturday at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Easter takes place in the hearts and...

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Week Ahead

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees , 4 p.m., Bassett Auditorium, RMAC, 100 W. 11th St. City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Roswell City Hall Conference Room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. City of Roswell Parks and Recreation...

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Golf tournament gets donors to a tee

April 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. John Madden, left, president of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, meets with one of the 24 teams participating in Saturday’s 14th annual golf tournament held at the New Mexico Military Institute’s golf course. The four-person scramble tournament,...

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City Council rejects cemetery acquisition; Fate of long-neglected Memory Lawn is back to square one

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

(File Photo) Political divisions on the Roswell City Council are becoming increasingly apparent less than a year away from municipal elections, as the City Council voted 6-4 Thursday night against a proposal to take ownership of Memory Lawn Memorial Park. The...

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New city signs put UFOs on display

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

UFOs crash, hover and pull cows into a tractor beam on the new entry signs to the city designed by EFG Creative Inc. of Albuquerque. These are scheduled to be installed the first of May. (Submitted Image) People will indeed be seeing UFOs in Roswell once new...

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An egg-cellent time can be had at Easter events

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Church is hosting a city-wide community egg hunt today for all families at Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1612 W. College Blvd. The 6,000 egg hunt for children 4 to 12 years old will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the soccer fields. In addition...

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Bucher sees Roswell businesses growing

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keeping Santa Fe up to date on the needs of the state’s small businesses is part of Scott Bucher’s job. Shown here with Governor Martinez, Bucher works tirelessly to support Roswell’s economy by providing resources and information that local...