Author archives: jtucker

  • garcia-nibert

    Garcia and Nibert squaring off for Roundhouse

    February 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Proven progressive faces proven conservative in NM House of Representatives race A lively race for state representative is taking shape in the Roswell area in a must-win race for Republicans to maintain their slim advantage in the New Mexico House of...

  • RMAC online

    Former director threatened with lawsuit

    February 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Allegations of political interference swirl around museum-city relationship Photo: Roswell Daily Record File photo of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. A Roswell attorney has warned the wife of the former museum director to remove the name of a city official...

  • Fly-Roswell

    ‘Fly Roswell’ ad campaign takes off

    February 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    “Fly Roswell” billboards, banners and radio ads are popping up promoting Roswell as the gateway to southeast New Mexico with non-stop commercial flight service between Roswell and Phoenix beginning March 3. David Hayduk, president and CEO of HK...

  • NFL’s deep pockets like those of tobacco industry

    February 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    A history professor at Purdue University once told us the phenomenon of history repeating itself might be a helpful learning tool for anyone looking to invade the Russian front in the summertime, but had little value otherwise. Twenty years later, I feel as...

  • Generic---Politics

    City Council candidates queried during forum

    February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    (click map to enlarge) A ban on Spice sales, more recreation facilities for youths, trimming the city’s budget to meet revenue shortfalls, fighting crime, subsidies for the city golf course and economic development were among issues raised by City...

  • dude

    Municipal candidates speak at forum; Chávez naming issue not broached

    February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kevin U. Roe, far right, a candidate for municipal judge, responds to a question posed by moderator Rick Kraft, far left, during a forum Monday for candidates running in the March 1 city elections. Also running for municipal judge are Joseph H. Seskey,...

  • nibert

    Nibert running for Roundhouse

    February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nibert Roswell attorney and former Chaves County Commissioner Greg Nibert is scheduled to officially launch his campaign Thursday to succeed state Rep. Nora Espinoza in the New Mexico House of Representatives. The Committee to elect Greg Nibert to the...

  • ward map

    GOP has clear edge in Roswell

    February 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur lean Democrat (click to enlarge map) While Republicans have slightly more than a 60-40 advantage over Democrats in registered voters countywide, the latest voter registration numbers show Democrats have an edge in Dexter,...

  • Generic---Crime

    Kidnapper sentenced to almost 30 years

    February 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Man held ex-girlfriend at knifepoint for 24 hours A Roswell man who defied a restraining order, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, kidnapped the woman and her son, held a knife to her throat as they drove around Hobbs, and abandoned the boy in a parking...

  • Chavez-5

    City showdown on Chávez scheduled

    February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Retiring Roswell City Councilor Elena Velasquez appeals to the city’s General Services Committee on Jan. 26 to name a new recreation center after César Chávez. Also pictured are Vanessa Tarango and Frank Sanchez. Mayor Dennis Kintigh has called for a...