Democrats host voter registration drive

May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commission Democratic candidates Lee B. Sides and Sergio S. Gonzalez stand united at a voter registration drive Saturday at Farmers Market on West Hobbs Street. Also pictured is Roswell Democrat Dan Johnson. Sides is running against Republican Chaves County Commissioner Robert Corn in November for the District 4 seat on the county commission....

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Co-workers say no to bullying

May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

JoAnn Palomino, left, looks on as co-worker Valerie Lopez, signs up and pledges her support against bullying at the New Mexico Department of Health display Saturday morning during a special program called TOUCH (Together Our Unity Can Heal.) The campaign...

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Mayor talks pool closure, police shooting

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kintigh: State police, sheriff’s office are ‘with the Roswell PD’ as investigation unfolds The Cahoon Park Pool, a popular summer attraction in Roswell for more than 80 years, is now permanently closed. Mayor Dennis Kinitgh says city leaders were forced...

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Pill take back helps deter harm of leftover Rx drugs

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo Steve Wolfe, an advisor with Roswell’s Neighborhood Watch program, is up to his elbows in expired and unwanted prescription drugs as he boxes up another batch of pills that were turned in Saturday during...


Sunday Spotlight: Oilman and honoree Armstrong keeps his generosity flowing

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert G. Armstrong likes it when he flies from Dallas to Roswell and recognizes no one. It’s not that he’s unfriendly, but the prominent businessman and civic leader considers the lack of familiar faces proof of growth as well as interest in Roswell and...


Court briefs: Seventh DWI hearing, tax fraud plea this week

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Estrada 7th DWI sentencing Monday A Roswell man who was convicted on his seventh DWI charge is scheduled to appear for a sentencing hearing at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Fifth Judicial District Court. Joe Estrada, 54, was convicted by a jury on April 19 on a...

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A twist on Mother Goose

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The performance of the Kids’ Arts ProgramS’ “Mother Goose Gets Eaten By Werewolves” had every seat filled at the Roswell Community Little Theatre, a supporter of the KAPS program. The play was performed April 22 and 23. Above: Will C. Atkinson, left,...

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Local beauty pageant contestants crowned

May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Story and Photo Ashlea Watley, left, was crowned Miss Roswell for 2016. She is a 2014 Roswell High School honor graduate. She is currently majoring in English with a minor in criminology at UNM. Watley works with the intramural department,...


Proposed truancy ordinance moves forward

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Councilor Oropesa says educational neglect law would punish parents A city committee voted to allow further consideration of a proposal initiated by Mayor Dennis Kintigh to hold adults criminally responsible for young students who habitually miss school....

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Incarcerated youth learn the art of self-expression

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell teacher uses publication to teach self-assertion through writing and art A Roswell teacher is making a difference in the lives of some of the area’s most misunderstood and unheard students by teaching them to express their feelings and life...