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RPD enforces warrant

June 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Tom McDonald Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo The Roswell Police Department turned out in force to serve an arrest warrant on Shane Mann, 28, at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Pontiac Drive. Mann initially refused to come out of the house, but was eventually arrested about an hour later [&hellip...

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Roswell man acquitted of molestation charges

June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Andrew Chavez found not guilty at jury trial Andrew Chavez, left, and attorney Doug Jones Witt discuss Chavez’s acquittal on charges of criminal sexual penetration of a minor (Briana Hodge Photo). In a two-story house converted to a law office on North...

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‘Mary Poppins’ receives standing ovation

June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ensemble at the finale on Sunday’s matinee performance of Disney’s musical “Mary Poppins” received a standing ovation by the audience. “That is the third standing ovation in a row,” said director Summer Souza. Mary Poppins was cast with Devon...

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Former Roswell Motor Supply to be home to new, expanded businesses

June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first business expected to move into the former Roswell Motor Shop property on North Virginia Avenue and Second Street is The Hi-Q Venue, an event hosting startup, expected to open sometime around August. Other businesses on the property owned by...

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Counselor speaks at meeting

June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

At the June 8 Sunrise Optimist Club meeting, Jacob Roebuck from Royal Family KIDS of Roswell spoke about some of his experiences as a counselor and volunteer director. He expressed the need for camp volunteers for the program, especially counselors. Roebuck...


Dexter man dies in fatal crash northeast of Roswell

June 20, 2016 • Local News, NewsComments (0)

State police say a 33-year-old Dexter man died Monday morning a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 70 northeast of Roswell. Jeremy L. Deason, the vehicle’s sole passenger, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Deason sustained fatal...


School district gets good credit rating

June 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District and local taxpayers received some good news this week when a national monitoring agency gave it a strong credit rating. “This is like our report card concerning our financial operations,” said Chad Cole, assistant...

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Burnin’ like a heat wave

June 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

Story and Photos By Timothy P. Howsare We’ve seen it happen all too often. Taxpayer money is spent to build something heralded as the greatest thing since sliced bread, all the local dignitaries show up for the ribbon cutting and the local newspaper runs a...

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Father’s Day has special meaning for Kris Sam

June 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell man has only had son since 2014 after wife took child and went into hiding. Kris Sam and his son Loegan play a game of Chess while their dog Kitty contemplates the kitchen (Curtis Michaels Photo). Father’s Day holds a special meaning for Kris Sam. A...


NMVTS gets help from Patriot Guard

June 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Magill Duran of the Southeastern New Mexico Veterans’ Transport Service receives a donation from MaryAnn Murphy, a Ride Captain and Mission Coordinator for the Patriot Guard Riders (Curtis Michaels Photo)...