Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria’s Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the United Nations said, detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria [&hellip...

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Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Young miner Leber Vivas Gonzales, 16, center right, walks with his his arm over the shoulders of a rescue worker after he was rescued from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, late Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22...

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown’s death

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of people gather at the Canfield Green apartments for prayer around the memorial to Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, during a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30,...

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

August 31, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated image released by Disney – Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from “Guardians...

Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 18, 2014 photo, student Allison Dunham carries a 63-pound bucket down a flight of stairs during a training session conducted by Nontraditional Employment for Women, to train women for employment in the construction trades, in New York. About 7.1...


Mayor talks weeds, city managers and animal control

August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, gestures as he speaks Thursday with members of the Roswell Daily Record’s editorial staff. The mayor discussed several topics, such as animal control, city employees and overgrown weeds. Also pictured are Vision Editor Rey...


Can’t beat the price or the fellowship

August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

About 80 people enjoyed a free breakfast Saturday morning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. “Andy’s Place” Community Breakfast is held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday of every month. From left, working in the kitchen are parishioners Jackquie...


City still wants input on Yucca

August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Bill Moffitt Record Correspondent   The last meeting of the month for input of ideas on the fate of the Yucca Recreation Center drew only a handful of citizens, much to the dismay of meeting organizers Saturday morning. City Councilor for Ward 5...


Organist says instrument is ‘unique, beautiful’; Cleis Jordan’s musical career spans 59 years

August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The organ at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Roswell is a Baroque-style tracker organ built by the Bedient Pipe Organ Company in Nebraska. A tracker organ has mechanical linkage between the keys and pipe valves, so for the musician the key pressure changes...


Wild West lives on at shooting competition

August 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jasper Parsintz, 12, aka Hot Shoot Jazz, wastes a few little green men during the SASS New Mexico State Championship, held this weekend at the Chisum Cowboys Gun Club shooting range just north of Roswell. Parsintz is from Bovina, Texas, and competes as a...