Child dead after being found in swimming pool

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Superior Ambulance paramedic vehicle blocks westbound traffic on Alameda so an ambulance carrying a 2-year-old girl can pass and transport her to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Wednesday afternoon. The girl was pronounced dead at 1:37 p.m., police said.  ( Jared Tucker Photo )   A Roswell family is grieving the loss of a two-year-old [&hellip...

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Council approves $89M budget

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  The Roswell City Council on Tuesday approved a nearly $89 million preliminary budget, which is on pace to be significant reduction from the city’s first-ever $100 million-plus budget that is in effect. The 2015-16 preliminary budget of $88,898,235 is...


RDR reporter helps catch alleged car thief

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Storie   A Roswell woman is in jail after being accused of stealing a vehicle from a 50-year-old man Tuesday night then attempting to strong-arm rob a truck stop. She was spotted in a neighborhood east of Roswell by a Daily Record reporter. According to...


Carousel up and running

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The carousel and train at the Spring River Park and Zoo are now up and running Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue to be open until the end of September. Starting June 1, the cost of both rides will increase from 25 to 50 cents....


ENMU-R names Maguire as VP for Academic Affairs

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maguire    The President’s Office at ENMU-Roswell announced Wednesday that Dr. Ken Maguire has been named vice president for Academic Affairs. The position is currently held on an interim basis by Chad Smith. Maguire will begin his position on July 1....


The domino effect

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pizza and pasta lovers take note. Ram Studio of Farmington is putting up new signs for a Domino’s dine-in restaurant at the location of the former KFC at North Main Street and Country Club Road. A worker for GNS Construction of Albuquerque said the new...


Historical Society scholarship winner

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bryce Davis, center, is the winner of the first Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico scholarship, which was made possible by generous donors. His contributions to his school, community and the RHS History Club set him apart from many others who had...


R FD Call Log — May 26 and 27

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 26 • At 9:47 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of Gaye Drive. • At 9:52 a.m., medical call, 1900 block of South Sunset Avenue. • At 9:57 a.m., car fire, East Pine Lodge Road...


Surround and drown

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire crews from the Roswell, Berrendo, Sierra, District 8, East Grand Plains fire departments and Chaves County-owned water tankers fought a structure fire Wednesday at the Tierra Grande subdivision clubhouse about seven miles west of Roswell. Look for the...


Local student chosen for DC internship

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Payne   Roswell’s TyLynn Payne, a junior at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, has been selected for a congressional internship in Washington D.C. Payne, a junior political science major, is interning for U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs,...