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Senior citizens hear about Brookdale water, missing-person locator program

May 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

John Galzerano, standing, Brookdale’s new district director of operations and sales for New Mexico, answered questions about water, food services, fees and other topics at the Thursday Commission on Aging meeting (Lisa Dunlap Photo). The city’s Commission on Aging will work to get a missing-person alert system run out of the Sheriff’s Office operating...

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Rain, cooler temps pass through city

May 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mother Nature gave Roswell a decent drenching on Tuesday and Wednesday. Total rainfall at the Roswell International Air Center for the 48-hour period was .59 inches, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. Two volunteer weather watchers who...

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Fourth-graders get to experience history firsthand

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Shawn Naranjo Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo Seventy-seven fourth-grade students from Washington Avenue Elementary school toured the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Museum on Wednesday. The youngsters were greeted by Amy McVay Davis,...

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Local convicted on several battery counts

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe Anthony Gamboa, 29, of Roswell, was convicted Tuesday of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon on a household member, false imprisonment and two counts of battery on a household member, following a jury trial in Roswell before Judge James M. Hudson in...


200 people expected for upcoming LULAC state convention in Roswell

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

“Our whole purpose is education and civil rights.” — Richard Garcia, LULAC District II director Latinos face one of the most important election years in recent times, with immigration reform, minimum wage and income equality issues among the most...


Committee preparing to welcome med students

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Immersion program entering second summer in Roswell A committee devoted to the recruitment and retention of health care providers is making final plans to host three medical students in Roswell this summer. The three University of New Mexico medical school...

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Cub Scouts visit RDR

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cub Scout Packs 65 and 145 dropped by for a tour of the Roswell Daily Record on Wednesday. The Scouts watch in awe as Editor Tom McDonald shows them the press and explains how the long continuous roll of paper “snakes” through the press. Cub Master Nancy...


Helping those affected by HIV

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former Roswell resident Deborah Geisler was guest speaker Wednesday at the lunch meeting of the Pecos Valley Rotary Club. In 2011, Geisler started a nonprofit that helps widows and their children in Tanzania, Africa, who have become impoverished and...

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Cahoon Pool could be afloat in future

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (2)

City manager says there will be public workshops to discuss city amenity The decision to close Cahoon Park Pool could be reconsidered at upcoming city workshops, said City Manager Steve Polasek (File Photo). The historic Cahoon Park Pool, shuttered in April...


Spaceship McDonald’s aims to reinvent itself with new car contest

May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Vanessa Royalty, front left, David Sordo, front right, Katherine Hill, back right, and Bethany Cota, back left, are the four remaining contestants affixed to a car in the parking lot of Roswell’s famous UFO McDonald’s Tuesday. The last person left...