Archive for February 18th, 2014

  • George L. Bechtel Jr.

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial service for George L. Bechtel Jr., 66, of Roswell will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. George passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014. George was born February 7, 1948 in Springfield, Illinois to...

  • Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary for Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson, 73, of Roswell will be Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Lonnie passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014....

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    Spitzer Automotive & Industrial, serving Roswell for 68 years

    February 18, 2014 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

    Spitzer Automotive & Industrial Products Company (Spitzer A & I) is an auto repair and service shop serving customers in Roswell, New Mexico. Since 1945, they have provided customers in southeastern New Mexico and the surrounding communities with...

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    Youth ChalleNGe in Santa Fe

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Courtesy Photo New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets meet with state legislators, front row from left, Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Roswell, Rep. Monica Youngblood, R-Albuquerque, Rep. William J. Gray, R-Artesia, Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, Rep. Candy Spence...

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters seek bowling teams

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, sponsored by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, is seeking bowling teams for the fundraiser, which will be held on April 26. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser,...

  • Police Blotter: Police respond to gunfire on S. Wyoming

    February 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Roswell Police arrested a man on Sunday for negligent use of a deadly weapon. Officers responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the 500 block of S. Wyoming Ave. at 1:08 a.m. on Sunday, according to a police report. Upon arrival, police contacted...

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    Democratic Party chair endorses Jurney

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer The chairman of the Chaves County Democratic Party sent a strongly worded email to members Friday, throwing his support behind “party friend” Mayor Del Jurney. In the email, chairman Fred Moran asks county Democrats to...

  • Robert James (Bob) Bolin

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral Services for Robert James (Bob) Bolin, 89 of Lovington, NM are scheduled for 1:00 pm Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Hillcrest Baptist Church of Lovington, NM with Pastor Travis VanMeter officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation...

  • Thanks for taking care of the kids — and the hungry

    February 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Editor, On behalf of the folks in Roswell who will receive emergency food from the Salvation Army food bank, I want to extend grateful thanks to the P.E. coaches who conducted the Friday morning food drive at the Yucca Center for elementary school kids....

  • In the battle of good and evil, a lotof people choose good

    February 18, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    In a world of good and evil, humans are charitable and selfish. Common decency competes with self-interest and process. Courage contrasts with cowardice. Consider two stories in the news. A man collapsed in cardiac arrest Jan. 25 in Washington. To his...