Former airport terminal razed

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two cranes give the former Roswell Municipal Airport tower a final nudge to start it toppling to the ground during its demolition Tuesday morning. (Bill Moffitt Photo) A part of Roswell’s history came to a bittersweet end Tuesday morning. The demolition and removal of the old terminal building at the site of the former Roswell Municipal [&hellip...

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RDR’s Gonzalez gets promoted

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gonzalez Roswell native Manny Gonzalez has been promoted to advertising director at the Roswell Daily Record. Gonzalez started working at the Daily Record in March 2012 as an advertising account executive. He graduated from Goddard High School and has...


Man killed, agent shot in Artesia arrest

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

ARTESIA — Police shot and killed an Artesia man early Tuesday after the man reportedly fired upon officers, injuring a federal agent, as police served a warrant during a federal arrest operation. At about 6:30 a.m., police from the Eddy County Sheriff’s...


RFD Call Log — Aug. 28-31

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 31 • At 9:15 p.m., fire alarm, West Earl Cummings Loop. • At 4:22 p.m., fire alarm, 400 block of West College Boulevard. • At 3:50 p.m.,...


Heinrich staff in Carlsbad Thursday

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich’s staff will hold mobile office hours in Carlsbad on Thursday. Heinrich’s staff will be on hand to assist residents who have questions about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans benefits, student...


Labor Day gas prices take a dip

September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico drivers are now paying an average of $2.60 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is eight cents less than last week and 77 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major...

Aerospace company chooses New Mexico spaceport for testing

September 2, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

UPHAM, N.M. (AP) — An aerospace company based in southern New Mexico plans to begin testing its aircraft and space launch vehicles at Spaceport America beginning next year. Officials with the New Mexico Spaceport Authority announced Tuesday that ARCA Space...

New Mexico court schedules arguments on assisted suicide

September 2, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court is poised to consider the legality of assisted suicide. The state Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 26 in a so-called “aid-in-dying” case recently decided by the state...

New Mexico State University to search bags at Aggie Stadium

September 2, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is stepping up security at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The university says it will conduct bag searches of people attending football games this fall as well other major events on the university’s main...

Albuquerque starts new superintendent search amid turmoil 

September 2, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Public Schools must enter another superintendent search after its new school chief resigned following the hiring of an administrator facing child sex abuse charges. And some worry that amid all the unrest just as the...