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    Packin’ some historic heat

    December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Tommy Gun at the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, serial No. 7653, is among the first lot of 15,000 first made in 1921 by Colt Manufacturing. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   By Bill Moffitt Daily Record Correspondent   Around 2002, when the construction...

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    Roswell man killed, 3 injured in accident; State Police say heavy fog contributed to crash

    December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell man died when his vehicle struck a WalMart tractor-trailer while traveling on U.S. 380 Monday morning near Tatum. Robert Archuleta, 28, of Roswell, was pronounced dead at the scene after the accident, which occurred in Chaves County at about 6:30...


    RSO Christmas concert brings heart-warming music to city

    December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local radio broadcaster Bob Entrop narrates “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” as Maestro John Farrer conducts the orchestra. Farrer dedicated the second half of the concert to Bobbi Alcorn, who recently passed away. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   By...

  • Felon arrested on gun charge

    December 9, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Changes, new ideas can help encourage animal adoptions

    December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A public hearing on the proposed amended animal shelter ordinance is scheduled for the City Council meeting on Thursday. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at city hall. Beginning this past summer, the City of Roswell’s animal shelter expanded its hours of...


    Small miracles on 2nd Street

    December 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Presli Bornemann, 5, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas Saturday at Roswell Nissan, 2111 W. Second St. There was no charge for children to visit with Santa and each child got a free toy. For $5, the child could be photographed with Santa. All proceeds...

  • 102-BIRTHDAY-12-9

    Roswell resident celebrates 102 glorious years

    December 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Anna May Belt celebrated her 102tn birthday Friday at Sunset Villa in Roswell. Although she is the same age as the state of New Mexico, Anna May was born in Pennsylvania. In 1945, Anna May moved to Clovis, then on to Roswell in 1953. (Max Scally Photo) [/auth...

  • Ronald James (R.J.) Johnson

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for Ronald James (R.J.) Johnson, 67, of Roswell, NM will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor David Brunson officiating. Military Honors will be provided by Roswell Veterans Honor Guard....

  • Gwendolyn June Shields

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gwendolyn June Shields, 93, of Roswell, NM passed away December 7, 2014. Gwen had a saving faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and has been received into eternal glory according to His promise. Gwen was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in...

  • Anita Lucero

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Our beloved Anita Lucero was called home on Dec. 6, 2014. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and wife. Anita had a heart of gold, full of love and kindness for everyone. Her smile warm and welcoming will be missed by everyone who knew her. Anita...