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Retired educator addresses supporters

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I would like to address the 322 citizens who voted for me in the District 2, RISD school board election.

Editorial cartoon 8-20-17

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(Cartoon drawn by Eddie Macias)

Hawkins arrested for alleged murder of Roswell woman

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Roswell murder suspect Jeremy Hawkins was arrested overnight in Albuquerque.

Three people apply for vacant school board seat; Candidates will be interviewed in open session by current board members

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A loan supervisor, an ordained pastor and a retired professor have applied for the vacant position on the Roswell school board.

Local leaders named to new RIAC task force

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John Mulcahy, president of the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corp., and former RCCEDC board member Bud Kunkel, now a member of the Roswell International Air Center task force, say the members of the task force have a great opportunity ahead of them to help create a revenue-generating and job-creating air center. They are shown here at the July meeting of the Roswell City Council where elected officials approved the formation of the task force and other recommendations made by a March economic feasibility study. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)

Seven local leaders have been selected to serve on the Roswell Industrial Air Center Task Force, with an eighth member expected to be named soon.

United Way evolves to meet greater needs

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United Way of Chaves County kicked off its yearly donation campaign Monday. The newest member organization, the Community Kitchen, was represented by Matt Hinkle. United Way of Chaves County has been helping local charitable organizations since 1956. (Curtis Michaels Photo)

Sherry Mumford, Executive Director of United Way of Chaves County, is excited about the future of the organization and it’s capacity to make a difference for non-profit organizations in Chaves County. They had their new campaign kickoff at the Civic Center Monday.

Warrant issued for murder suspect

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An arrest warrant was issued Friday afternoon for a Roswell man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend during an argument at a Roswell hotel earlier this month.

New signs to mark the ‘zone’

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Randy Reeves gives a thorough power washing to the Alien Zone store at 216 N. Main St. as the retailer prepares for new paint and signage. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)

Alien Zone, which includes the Area 51 attraction and the Cosmic Jukebox novelty store, was one of three downtown businesses to receive assistance and funding from grants obtained by MainStreet Roswell.

Pet rescue service gets a helping hand

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For the 12th year in a row, the Pecos Valley Darts Association held a three-day tournament, which took place Aug. 4-6 at Roswell's Civic Center. Leigh Humble, tournament director, pictured right, hands over a $2,000 donation to representatives of From Forgotten to Forever Animal Rescue and Transport, from left, Julie Corbell and Michele Crabtree. (Submitted Photo)

Environmental department offers free water tests

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RUIDOSO – The New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Health are hosting a free Domestic Well Water Testing event in Ruidoso today at Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso.

Home teams win at Alien City tourney; Lady Coyotes blank Silver 6-0; Lady Rockets top Ruidoso 2-0 in first-round action

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Roswell's Danielle Banda (13) scores against Silver during the second half of the Lady Coyotes' 6-0 win over the Lady Colts in Friday's first-round Alien City tourney matchup. Banda scored twice in the second half as Roswell coasted to their first win of the new season. (AJ Dickman Photo)

New QB… same old workhorse

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Roswell junior quarterback Ethan Valenzuela hands off to senior all-purpose back Gabe Najar (40) during a multi-team scrimmage Friday at the Wool Bowl. For more on all area football teams, see the Record's Pigskin Preview, out with the paper Aug. 25. (David Rocha Photo)

Thomas Christian Berckes

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After a year and a half, Thomas Christian Berckes lost his battle with cancer, Thursday, August 10, 2017. A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. Fourth St., Roswell, NM, on Saturday, August 19, at 1 p.m.
Tom was born March 28, 1973, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Bill and Connie Berckes. In 1983, the family moved to Lancaster, Ca, where Tom graduated from Antelope Valley High School and California Lutheran University. He worked for Advent Ministries in Gilroy, CA, High Desert Counseling, Ridgecrest, CA. In 1998, he moved to Cloudcroft and worked at Camp Chimney Spring and the Cloudcroft schools. In 2000, the family moved to Roswell. Tom held many part-time jobs before getting a full-time job with Rowell transit system. Tom enjoyed music and magic. He was an active member of the church choir and chimes, and played with the Roswell Community band.
Tom is preceded in death by his mother Connie, his grandparents Ted and Jane Berckes. He is survived by father Bill of Roswell, brother James and his wife Kimberly, nieces Erika, Cassandra and nephew Cameron, of Lancaster, Ca,. sister Dottie Berckes, nephews Lee, Lane and niece Brendalynn, of Alamogordo, NM, uncle Ken Berckes and his wife Kathy of Bakersfield, CA, uncle Jonathon Wood and his wife Jane, aunt Susan Payne and husband Richard, and numerous cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Memorial fund or any cancer research organization.
Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at lagronefuneralchapels.com.

Let’s move toward a ‘zoo beyond’ right here

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“Let’s go to the zoo!” It’s a popular suggestion that appeals to everyone of all ages in homes both in Roswell and around the world. Zoos are favorite education/recreation centers both globally and locally. In fact, did you know that more people visit the zoos in this country than attend all the sporting events put together?

Warrant issued for hotel murder suspect, police say suspect shot girlfriend in the face during argument

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County officials discuss emergency radio needs; Mother of sheriff’s deputy who was shot at writes letter concerning issue

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Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder talks Thursday at the Board of Commissioners meeting about the $3.5 million radio communications upgrade needed for area emergency services as part of his response to a letter circulated questioning why a Chaves County deputy could not use his radio when he was being shot at during a July incident east of Roswell. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)

The mother of a Chaves County sheriff deputy wants to know what can be done to improve the radio communication equipment used by the department after what she described as a scary incident involving her son when he was unable to use his radio to call for help.

Tiny treasures to be kept at iconic storefront

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Marifrank DaHarb, Senior Circle director, points to her favorite miniature box room from the Dunham collection. The miniature shows a German kitchen from the late 19th century. The box rooms below were made by Senior Circle members. (Christina Stock Photo)

If you mention the name Cobean’s to longtime Roswell residents, you get a big smile.

Roswell man is sentenced for harassing herd of pronghorns

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A Roswell man who authorities said chased a herd of pronghorn antelope with an off-road vehicle has been given a six-month suspended jail sentence for harassing wildlife.

State agency wants citizens to weigh in on Volkswagen settlement funds

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Rita Bates of the New Mexico Environment Department encourages associations, businesses and governments to forward ideas to the agency about how to use $18 million to reduce diesel emissions in the state. Bates, at a Thursday meeting in Roswell, says that all sizes of projects from across the state will be considered. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)

New Mexico Environment Department officials want business and government leaders as well as interested citizens to give them their ideas on how to spend a pending $18 million settlement from the Volkswagen Group of America.

Desk and Derrick Club host annual banquet

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Roswell's Desk and Derrick Club held its annual banquet Thursday night at The Liberty. Maryl McNally provided the entertainment along with Bud Hewett, John Escobedo and Allan Paschall. Douglas D. Box spoke about the dynamics of family businesses and how his family was brought down from a multi-million dollar creation of his father, with advice for other families to avoid the same pitfalls. The Desk and Derrick Club also announced that they will soon be offering scholarships for career advancement in Roswell. (Curtis Michaels Photo)

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