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Archive for August, 2011

  • RPD arrests Chacon on multiple charges

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Police arrested Samuel Chacon, 19, on Monday. Chacon allegedly acted as an accomplice to Kris Shuman, 30, in a case of armed robbery and false imprisonment. Shuman has already been detained at the Chaves County Detention Center on charges of armed robbery,...

  • Family feud sparks courthouse brawl

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A brawl broke out on the mezzanine at Chaves County 5th District Court at 2 p.m., Monday, after a hearing in juvenile court as two families exited Judge Freddie Romero’s courtroom. According to Sheriff’s Deputy D.R. Treadwall, “some seven or eight...

  • RISD bond passes in low turnout

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Katherine Fairbanks votes in the special school district general obligation bond election Tuesday morning at Military Heights Elementary. (Mark Wilson Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Fewer than 10 percent of registered voters turned out for...

  • CC United Way helps Boys & Girls Club help boys and girls

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. In a room full of boys and girls ages 5-15, all eyes are on Jaynan...

  • NMML Crashes in Roswell this week

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Rita Loy Simmons and other volunteers plant perennials at the entrance to the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday, sprucing up the facility for New Mexico Municipal League Conference. (Mark Wilson Photo) Six hundred people are expected to “Crash in...

  • Elva J. Simmons

    August 31, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Elva J. Simmons passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. She was born April 26, 1935, to Unie and Curtis Jones in Rusk, Texas. She married Richard V. Simmons on Dec. 12, 1957, in Fort Sumner. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2003. She also was preceded in death...

  • Johnny Paul Scott Jr.

    August 31, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    BLACKSBURG, S.C. — Johnny Paul Scott Jr., 32, of 1329 E. Cherokee St., passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Roswell, N.M., Mr. Scott was the son of the late Johnny Paul Scott Sr. and Gail Lee Cornmesser Shipman...

  • Lee Roy Rhodes

    August 31, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Lee Roy Rhodes, 88, who passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Sunset Villa Care Center. The Rev. Don Johnston will officiate. Lee was cremated according...

  • Ernest Judson Bennett

    August 31, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ernest Judson (EJ or “Sandy”) Bennett, 91, a lifelong resident of Southeastern New Mexico, died Aug. 2, 2011, at his home in Roswell, because, as he said, he had “outlived his body.” Ernest was born in Tatum, on July 14, 1920, to Harmon H. and Anna...

  • Desert Sun Collision Center offers expert frame and body repairs

    August 30, 2011 • Business, Local Business ReviewComments (0)

    The professional crew at Desert Sun Collision Center includes: (left to right) Israel; Laurie; Michael; Daniel; DeAnna; Manager Mike Lamb; Mike; Estimator Randy Fisher; Laynne; and Juan. Desert Sun uses modern equipment and I-CAR® Certified Technicians to...