April showers bring …

April 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Who says yucca plants and cacti can’t get along? This large yucca and what appear to be Claret Cup Cactus were spotted just before Sunday in a front yard in Roswell.  (Shawn Naranjo Photo) [/auth...

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Cooperative Extension Service gets limelight

April 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sandra Barraza, director of the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service — Chaves County Office, was the guest speaker at the Pecos Valley Rotary Club’s Wednesday lunch meeting. The Cooperative Extension Service provides New Mexicans with...


Chaves County DWI arrest for April 14

April 16, 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...


Three burglaries in one neighborhood

April 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents of a south Roswell neighborhood came home early Wednesday to find their homes ransacked and burglarized. The discoveries of the crimes were made at three different residences within little more than a block of each other and were reported to police...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log ­— April 14-15

April 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 14 • At 8:03 a.m., motor vehicle accident, Southeast Main Street and East Frazier Street. • At 8:03 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East Grand Plains Road and...


‘Coffee with a Cop’ planned for next week

April 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department’s monthly “Coffee with a Cop” will take place this coming Monday morning. RPD members look forward to visiting and sharing ideas with their fellow citizens. Local residents attending the event have the opportunity to talk...


Roswell close to hiring PR director

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two candidates remain in the running to be the city of Roswell’s director of public relations, and the winner is expected to be named this week. While the names of those two people remain undisclosed, the Roswell Daily Record did obtain through a public...


Not so nuts about onion rings

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The squirrel stops to check on an onion ring on one of the walls near the bike path Monday. The critter moved on, without a bite, apparently content with the food he already had. Roswell’s current squirrel population started with two squirrels that were...


Bridge work to continue through November

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers from Interstate Highway Construction on Tuesday continue rehabilitation work on the Berrendo Creek Bridges. Only two lanes of traffic will be open along U.S. Highway 285 until the project is completed by Nov. 1. (Jeff Tucker Photo)  ...


Four men including employee arrested in Chisum Travel Center robbery

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chisum Travel Center just north of city limits on U.S. 285 reported a robbery early Tuesday morning. A former employee living less than a mile from the business is suspected in the incident. Two other adults and a juvenile also were arrested. (Timothy P....