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Reed family abduction case: Mystery, danger remain

July 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Thom Reed at the UFO Museum during this year’s festival. (Jerry Heck Photo)   Thom Reed was among the presenters at UFO Festival last weekend, standing next to a painting on the Abduction Wall in the Roswell UFO Museum. The painting depicts Reed’s experience as a child. Although they have spoken on the telephone, Reed [&hellip...

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Helping veterans cemetery become reality

July 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cactus Sam’s RV Club presented a $1,000 check to the Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery. From left are Nancy Browning, Joyce Newsom (hidden in back) Gerald Orr, Howard Gebel, Jim Browning, Glynn Turner (in back) Bob Mierke, John Schaffer, Ray...

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Mardi Gras with aliens

July 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Randal Seyler Photo Members of the Revolutonary Snake Ensemble added a touch of Mardi Gras to Saturday’s UFO Festival Parade of Lights in downtown Roswell. Hundreds turned out to enjoy the lighted parade floats and music, bringing an end to Saturday’s...

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Martinez announces state tourism growth numbers

July 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Christina Stock Photo Gov. Susana Martinez visited Roswell Monday to announce an increase in statewide tourism revenues for three consecutive years. She said Roswell has seen a 10 percent spike in its lodgers’ tax revenues so far this year. By Timothy P....

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Miss New Mexico readies for trip to Atlantic City: Jessica Burson to compete in Miss America Pageant

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Miss New Mexico Jessica Burson, of Roswell, signs autographs and visits with young fans on Saturday at the UFO Festival on Main Street. Burson served as grand marshal of the UFO Festival Parade. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Jessica Burson says she is on a...

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CosmiCon brings out stars

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

CosmiCon visitors stop by the Pak Rat of Albuquerque’s vendor tables in the Roswell Mall on Friday. Numerous vendors from around the area were in town for the CosmiCon and UFO Festival. (Randal Seyler Photos)   Garrett Wang, center, greets fans at...

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Oropesa questions lack of new people in city positions

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell City Council has approved several appointments to various boards and commissions, and at least one city councilor says he’s seeing a lot of the same names. The City Council on June 12 unanimously approved several board appointments recommended...

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ENMU-R grad Saz prepares for Ivy League education

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell’s Amy Saz, who was raised in El Salvador, will attend Cornell University this fall after graduating with honors from ENMU-Roswell. Amy says life is about meeting challenges, taking risks and helping others. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   For someone who...

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Heck newest addition to Daily Record staff

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Heck   Jerry Heck is the latest addition to the writing staff at the Roswell Daily Record. He has lived in Roswell for more than 10 years as an active member of the community. Heck is a member of the American Legion Post 28, the Roswell Gun Club, Roswell...

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Film grant given by George R.R. Martin

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico filmmakers will have the chance to win a $5,000 grant from the New Mexico Film Foundation. George R.R. Martin, the author of “Game of Thrones,” funded the grant, according to a press release. Anyone in New Mexico can apply for the grant. They...