Gone fishin’

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six-year-old Joshua Woody of Roswell gets acquainted with a 12-1/4 inch rainbow trout he caught. Joshua snared the second largest fish in the annual fishing derby. (Jeff Tucker Photos)   Sunny skies and moderate temperatures prevailed as dozens of children cast their hooks during the 12th annual Youth Fishing Clinic sponsored by the Masonic Lodges...

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Mayor discusses splash pads, mental health

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kintigh    On Thursday, Mayor Dennis Kintigh came to the Roswell Daily Record for a monthly question-and-answer session covering a wide range of subjects. RDR: What are the primary effects, what would prioritize as the major effects of the Legislature...


Dexter fifth grader donates $250 to Walk for Hope

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexia Loya, 11, hands a $250 donation to Julie Morrow, Walk for Hope chairwoman. Alexia raised the money herself and is the youngest team leader for this year’s event on May 15. Also pictured are Alexia’s mother, Cynthia Amaya, second from left, and...


Police Dept. kicks off awareness meetings

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is invited to a Community Awareness Meeting later this month at the Roswell Police Department. The presentation will focus on “Narcotics Awareness.” The meeting is the first in what will be an ongoing series of sessions that will cover a wide...


Chaves County DWI arrest­—March 26

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

Crowd turns out for funeral of slain Navajo police officer

March 28, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — People lined the streets Friday as the funeral procession honoring a Navajo Nation police officer made its way through Farmington. Law enforcement officers from across the country and residents from throughout the Four Corners region...

Albuquerque police release name of officer who died

March 28, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an Albuquerque police officer who died from a medical issue during a training exercise. Albuquerque police say John Kelly was a detective and a field training officer who had worked for the...

Sexual-assault claim at state juvenile center investigated

March 28, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico juvenile detention center is the focus of a State Police investigation into a male detainee’s claim that a female staff therapist sexually assaulted him. The director of the state’s juvenile justice...

New Mexico has 30th straight month of over-year job gains

March 28, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State labor officials say New Mexico notched its 30th consecutive month of over-the-year employment growth in February. That’s when the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6 percent, up from 5.9 percent in January but...

Study of rail crossing in Santa Teresa on fast track

March 28, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The head of the New Mexico Border Authority says a $2 million study on the feasibility of building an international rail crossing at Santa Teresa is on a fast track. Bill Mattiace tells the Las Cruces Sun-News (