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Seven decades of Fair tradition – Siete décadas de Tradición ferial

October 4, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record For 93 years the Eastern New Mexico State Fair has been drawing crowds from all over Southeastern New Mexico. Pauline Ponce’s grandparents Bartolo and Luz Jimenez helped to run the St. John’s Catholic Church food booth as far back as she can remember. Her husband Joe worked there as [&hellip...

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There’s a lot to do in Roswell

September 28, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record You’ll hear the plaintive cry, ‘There’s nothing to do in Roswell.” Truth be known Roswell has more to do than most cities of this size. So what’s really going on? That question will take some time to address....

Tessa Anderson Suicide Prevention Coalition Honoring the memory of one gone too young

September 20, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (1)

facebook.com/TASPCRoswell By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record “Not knowing if I could have made a difference makes the pain worse than if she had died by accident or illness.” Angie Gomez is candid when talking about the suicide of her daughter,...

Making a good living in Roswell

September 13, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record The average salary in Roswell can be doubled in two years. Roswellians from all walks of life are taking advantage of this opportunity. From a retired engineer to a 25-year-old man just starting off in life, and quite a...

A gift to the community – self defense training

September 6, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record Despite romantic images in movies, there is no such thing as a glamorous fight. When you have to defend yourself, you’re running on autopilot. You may as well forget looking cool. Hopefully you’ll never need to...

A legacy of education in Roswell

August 30, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record Crystal Lethgo, a fourth-grade teacher at Sunset Elementary School, remembers two teachers who made an impact on her life. “Both Mrs. Dawson and Mrs. McCool made you want to do your best. For very different reasons,...

Roswell Youth Soccer Association – Preparing Roswell’s kids to participate in their community

August 23, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

Roswell’s youth is Roswell’s future. The Roswell Youth Soccer Association is working with local parents and children to ensure that Roswell’s youth have a real chance at making a solid future for Roswell. The US Census shows that Roswell has 7.5 percent...

Nobody left behind – Roswell volunteers spend their time helping the less fortunate

August 16, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Jack Giovo Special to the Record It has been said that the measure of a community’s character is in how well it takes care of the least of its members. If there is any truth to that notion, Roswell and Chaves County come in with a resounding grade on the...

Roswell is definitely loved

August 3, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record Sending Love To Roswell started from the grass-roots of Roswell when Jeneva Jewell Martinez decided that she didn’t want to respond to the murder of a dear friend with the same anger and hurt that she had seen destroy...

Teaching respect for earth, community Kids attend camp to learn about how Mother Nature, and Roswell, get along

July 26, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Bill Moffitt Roswell Daily Record Who says there’s nothing to do in Roswell? Kids say it, that’s who, along with a fair number adults. But they’d be wrong, thanks in part to the efforts of a small but dedicated group of adults who know how to combine...