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  • RFD-patch

    Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 16-17

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 16 • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, Van Lueven Place. • At 11:34 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Hendricks Street. • At 12:43 p.m., medical call, 500 block of...

  • Woman arrested during drug bust

    December 19, 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...


    Democratic in politics? No way

    December 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Daily Record was nearly run out of town when in October it endorsed a single Democrat in the general election. It’s hard to believe that there was a day when Democrats ruled the roost in the Chaves County. This publisher’s box, called by some...

  • Santos T. Madrid

    December 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Santos T. Madrid 4/19/1946 – 12/15/14 born in Ojinaga Chihuahua, Mexico lived in Roswell, NM from 1981 – 2014. He worked at Bogle Farms from 1981 – 2003. He will be deeply missed and special thanks to his nephew Jorge and Norma Torres of Midland, TX,...

  • Johnnie Lee Gibson Sr.

    December 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    (September 4, 1936 – December 13, 2014) Johnnie Lee Gibson Sr., 78, of Clovis, NM died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at his home in Clovis. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Central Christian Church with Pastor Lanny...


    Bikes for tykes

    December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Headstart students at two locations in Roswell got their first set of wheels Wednesday from Desert Sun Motors. Last year, the dealership gave a $10 toy to each Headstart student, but decided to go all out this year with free bicycles. “You could say bikes...


    Roswell’s very own angels

    December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell High School Charlie’s Angels Dance Team donated holiday gifts to CASA of Chaves County on Wednesday. The program supports neglected and abused children by providing volunteer court advocates. With the help of Charlie’s Angels, CASA is able to...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Stephanie Hope Ross

    December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Stephanie Hope Ross, also known as Stephanie Hope Chadwick, 22, is wanted for battery against a household member, according to police. An argument on Nov. 10 between Ross and her ex-boyfriend escalated to the point where Ross allegedly punched the man several...

  • Ralph M. Torrez

    December 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ralph M. Torrez Sr., age 71 of Roswell, NM, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Services will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Saturday, December 20, 2014. A rosary is scheduled to begin at 10 A.M. with a funeral Mass and laying of the ashes in...

  • Debra McLaughlin

    December 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Debra McLaughlin is scheduled for 5 PM Wednesday, January 7th at the Albuquerque Garden Center. McLaughlin, 61, passed away Wednesday, November 19th, 2012 at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. The Services will be open to all friends and...