Author archives: Rseyler

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    State teacher evaluations have better results here

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Teacher observation scores released last week had some questionable scores, but overall, the evaluation system seemed to work — at least better than it worked in Albuquerque. “The teachers are finding some errors in the data,” said Superintendent Tom...


    AmeriCorps team volunteering in Roswell

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jamison Marsh, left, and Margaret Barnard discuss the AmeriCorps team’s volunteer work in Roswell on Tuesday. The team, based in Denver, is here until July helping Embrace Inc. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A team of youthful AmeriCorps volunteers is in...

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    Hundreds fiddle around in Roswell during fest

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Russell Burress from Capitan performs at the Fiddle and Griddle Festival on Saturday in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo)   The third annual Fiddle and Griddle brought musicians from across the country to Roswell over the weekend to compete for their share of...


    S.O.Y. Mariachi students prepare for trip to conference

    June 7, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    Students practice at S.O.Y. Mariachi for their trip to the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)   This summer, a group of S.O.Y. Mariachi students will be attending the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque. The Mariachi...

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    Camp features horses, jujitsu and education

    June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alexandria Aranda, program director, and Pastor Danny E. Sons opened the MYFDC Summer Day Camp this week. The camp, which continues until Aug. 1, celebrates its opening today with a grand opening and riding contest at noon at the facility, which is located...


    Answers still sought in Singleton death

    June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer In 13 days, TaCorey Singleton will have been dead one year — and no one knows why. Sgt. Doug Perham, an investigator with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, is hoping someone will remember something that might shed...

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    Commissioners discuss wayfinding program

    June 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Members of the Roswell Community Improvement Commission discussed ways to kick-start the city’s Downtown Master Plan implementation without spending a fortune. The Downtown Master Plan was adopted in 2011, but most of...


    Dalton named ‘Chiropractor of the Year’

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell chiropractor Dr. John Dalton was named “Chiropractor of the Year” in May by the New Mexico Chiropractic Association. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Dr. John Dalton, a Roswell chiropractor, was recently named “Chiropractor of the Year” by the New...


    Project Heart Start offers free CPR training

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Veronica Silva, a cardiovascular sonographer from the New Mexico Heart Institute in Roswell, tells the Kiwanis Club Tuesday about the statewide initiative, Project Heart Start. The program will teach compression-only CPR in free classes across the state on...


    County stepping up efforts in spraying for mosquitoes

    June 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Standing water, such as this pool along Pennsylvania Avenue in Roswell, is prime mosquito breeding territory. The city and county have seen an increase in the number of mosquitoes following the recent rains. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The recent rains...