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Archive for February 22nd, 2012

  • Vandal caught after damage spree

    February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The vandal who hit the Roswell Museum and Art Center, the Roswell Civic Center, the Roswell Adult Center, and Parks and Recreation vehicles, Jacob Bejarano, has been arrested. According to Roswell Police Department spokesman Officer Travis Holley, officers...

  • House fire suspected as arson

    February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, the Roswell Fire Department was called to a three alarm fire at 2202 S. Washington Ave. “We had three fire stations, a fire safety officer and a battalion chief called out,” said Acting Fire Chief Chad Hamill. Visibility was...

  • NMMI to receive funds from gas lease sale

    February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell, right, and Carl Hansen of the New Mexico Military Institute, hold a news conference at the Roswell Daily Record, Tuesday, to announce the presentation of more than $884,000 to the school from money generated from...

  • Cheerleaders place top five at American Championships

    February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of Team Storm pose with their National Championship plaque in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 5. The team captured first place in the American Championships. (Courtesy Photo.) Three cheerleading teams from Premier Athletics placed in the top five at the American...

  • NMDWS wrapping virtual job fair

    February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is wrapping up its first Tri-County Virtual Job Fair, which has been connecting job seekers with employers in Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties since Feb. 15. The job fair, free to register, is in response to...

  • Police Blotter: Burglary

    February 22, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 200 block of West Seventh Street, Monday, where subjects gained entry into a residence through a back window and removed a television, a DVD player, a laptop computer and suitcase. The items were valued at $1,030. •Police were...

  • Wayne Bartlett

    February 22, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wayne Bartlett passed away on Feb. 20, 2012, at age 91. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Jan. 30, 1921. He was raised on a homestead near Hagerman and lived most of his life in Roswell. Wayne worked at the Roswell Independent School District and NMMI,...

  • Margaret “Peggy” Claeys

    February 22, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    3-1-1931 to 2-2-2012 Peggy was raised in Indianapolis, Ind. In 1948 she was partially paralyzed due to the polio virus. Peggy attended Indiana University, and worked as a medical secretary. She was married to Carl Claeys, until his death in 1951. Peggy always...

  • Obama joins Jagger, B.B. King, to belt out blues

    February 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    B.B. King, is greeted by Jeff Beck, as they stake the stage to perform during the White House Music Series saluting Blues Music in recognition of Black History Month, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo...

  • Linda Lavin to take 'The Lyons' to Broadway

    February 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This image released by Sam Rudy Media Relations shows Dick Latessa, right, and Linda Lavin in a scene from Nicky Silver’s play “The Lyons,” at the Vineyard Theatre in New York. Producers on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 said that the...