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  • Mean girls win, Frazier shows off tractor during Old Timers’ Day

    June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: The Mean Girls pull out in front of the District 8 Regulators during the World Famous Outhouse Races Saturday at Hagerman’s Old Timers’ Day. The Mean Girls won the most outrageous outhouse award and shared the sprint race title with the Bobcats. ...

  • City advertising spending under scrutiny

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A proposal to pay the city’s advertising firm an extra $44,000 was approved by City Council Thursday night, but a proposal to pay the firm another $71,625 hit a snag as two residents questioned city leaders about the city’s advertising expenses. The City...

  • County joins chicken lawsuit

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County and three other southeastern New Mexico counties have joined a lawsuit alleging regulatory abuse by the federal government and challenging its decision to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. The Chaves County commissioners...

  • Singing scientist kicks off library series

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Youngsters pretend they are rockets blasting off Wednesday during a presentation at the Roswell Public Library by Curious Chris the Singing Scientist. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Curious Chris the Singing Scientist kicked off the Roswell Public Library’s...

  • Catching some catfish

    June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ( Above: Jeff Tucker Photo, Below Courtesy Photo) Hundreds of youths “landed a big one” Saturday at the 13th annual Kids Fishing Day at Walmart. Children learned about fishing, fish habitat and other essentials at the free fishing clinic sponsored by...

  • Foster mom has been helping kids for 20 years

    June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Linda Nasrallah works with a foster child recently while at Peak Treatment Foster Care. Linda has been a foster parent in Roswell for 20 years, shaping the lives of dozens of troubled youths. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Being a foster treatment care mother is...

  • Board declares Snyder winner of sheriff’s race

    June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Snyder Barncastle: ‘We’re going to consider a recount’ Chaves County sheriff candidates Pat Barncastle and Britt Snyder and their spouses watched anxiously Friday morning as 20 additional ballots were added to Tuesday’s primary election results. When...

  • Financiers discuss feasibility of Phoenix flights

    June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writer Advocates of air passenger service between Roswell and Phoenix told a Roswell committee Thursday they are optimistic about establishing air travel as early as April between the Alien Capital of the World and the Valley of...

  • Arnett, Barncastle led others in fundraising

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy and candidate for Sheriff Britt Snyder, center, celebrates with his family during Tuesday night’s election watch party at Carmine’s Authentic Italian Eatery. Snyder ended the evening leading the pack of four...

  • Splash-In

    June 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Six-year-old Ethan Manemann, of Roswell, leaps to his sister, Hannah Manemann, Saturday, during the Roswell Splash-In grand opening of the newly refurbished pool at Cahoon Park. The pool will be open to the public from 1 to 6 p.m. every day through Labor Day...