Talking history

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico historian and author Gary Cozzens signs a copy of his book, “Tres Ritos: A History of Three Rivers, New Mexico,” for Roswell resident Betty Solt after he spoke Sunday afternoon at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico archives office. Cozzens, also manager of the Lincoln Historic Site, opened his discussion by saying [&hellip...

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Fire department call log — June 26-28

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 26 • At 9:17 a.m., medical call, 800 block of North Lea Avenue. • At 10:16 a.m., odor or smoke removal, 600 block of West McCune Street. • At 10:17 a.m., medical call,...


Mayor talks ‘state of city,’ vandalism

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, meets with Daily Record staff Tuesday for the mayor’s monthly forum with the newspaper. Also pictured are Daily Record student intern Katy Ross and Daily Record general manager and advertising director Tom McDonald....


The Beetles are coming!

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katy Ross Photo and Story Carolyn Delory admired the lights on her New Beetle, Vivian, Saturday night at the Glow Parade. The Glow Parade was one of the activities that took place during the Return to Roswell— National New Beetle Show. The show’s first...


Group cruises Route 66 on way to Beetle show

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chuck Cummins poses with his 2013 Beetle named Manfred Saturday. Cummins named his Beetle after Manfred von Richthofen, a German fighter pilot during World War I. He was famously known as the Red Baron. (Katy Ross Photo) A group of Volkswagen Beetle lovers...


Roswell man volunteers over 15,000 hours for wildlife refuge

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim Montgomery counts waterbirds at Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge. (Noel Sivertson Photo) Jim Montgomery has volunteered over 15,000 hours over the past 30 years for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. In 1985, he began...


Kids produce opera at ENMU-R

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In rehearsal early Saturday for “The Podium” Bailey (Nicole Krzbiot) bonks Jingle Bob the Clown (Simeon Weeld) with a hammer while Jayden (Oseii Smith) stands by. Director Rebecca Holmes watches the scene from behind. (Jeff Jackson Photo) Sixty-eight...


RMAC resumes Arts for Autism

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Krista Smith, the vice president of the New Mexico Autism Society, works on arts projects with her children Avery Smith, 3, and Dylan Thompson, 7, Saturday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. The RMAC resumed the Arts for Autism program on Saturdays...


FLETC strike continues into weekend

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photo Service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia walked picket lines for a second day Friday as the labor dispute reached into the weekend. The service workers, shown Thursday, allege their employer, the Omni Corp.,...


Victim’s mother: “We have in a sense been murdered, too”

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jared Tucker photo Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder points to a box of evidence files, one of 12 cold cases sheriff’s detectives currently have pending. Two of the oldest cases from 1986 and 1987 are seen behind Snyder’s left shoulder. Debra...