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Archive for September 9th, 2011

  • Downtown comes Alive After Five!

    September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Visitors attending MainStreet Roswell’s Alive After Five shop downtown area merchants, late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell came alive just before five Thursday evening when merchants selling a colorful and distinct variety of...

  • RPD arrests, charges GHS teacher

    September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments (4)

    David Lawrence A Goddard High School teacher turned himself into police Thursday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest late Wednesday. The teacher, David Lawrence, 48, is charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor. Lawrence has taught health...

  • Salvador Briseno shot; dead at scene

    September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call around 8 p.m., Wednesday, about a body located near the intersection of Circle Cross and Y.O. Road. “The victim was found by people in the neighborhood, who called the report in,” Sheriff Rob...

  • Chamber director resigns

    September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dorrie Faubus-McCarty (Courtesy Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer The executive director of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that she is stepping down from her position to pursue another job opportunity. Dorrie Faubus-McCarty,...

  • Council, OKs ICIP

    September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The Roswell City Council approved the Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan, with minor changes to the order of the top five ranked projects, Thursday evening at its regular business meeting. The ICIP, which must be submitted to the state by the end of the...

  • Snazzy Pig to close Saturday

    September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A customer orders lunch from the Snazzy Pig, Thursday afternoon. The restaurant will close Saturday. (Emily Russo Miller Photos) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer After five years of serving up barbecue, brisket and biscuits, the Snazzy Pig has gone...

  • Ezzell: ‘Another wasted day at taxpayers’ expense’

    September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The third day of the legislative special session was, “another wasted day at the taxpayers’ expense,” according to Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell. Legislators convened at 11 a.m. on Thursday. After starting late, Ezzell said legislators were on the...

  • State suspends free fuel program

    September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Due to the program’s high cost, the drought, and the increased possibility of forest fires, the free public fuel wood program has been suspended. According to a press release from the New Mexico State Land Office, State Land Commissioner Ray Powell has...

  • Police Blotter

    September 9, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Mitsubishi driver shoots at woman Police were dispatched to the 600 block of East Orange Street, Thursday. The victim reported that an unknown male driving westbound shot at her four or five times when she was sitting in her driveway. She entered her...

  • Public Records

    September 9, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Accidents Aug. 23 6:33 p.m. — 4501 N. Main St.; driver — Walter Canady, 68, of Roswell. Aug. 25 1:52 a.m. — 3101 SE Main St.; drivers — Doratea Salcido, 21, and Steven Peck, 23, both of Roswell. Aug. 31 Unknown time — Unknown location; vehicle owned...