New committee formed to seek golf course bids

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new committee has been comprised to solicit and review proposals to manage Roswell’s municipal golf course, following the City Council’s rejection in October of a proposal from an Illinois firm to both manage and maintain the Nancy Lopez Spring River Golf Course. Some city councilors and numerous local golfers complained a prior committee that...

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The Force is with the Electric Light Parade

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of Santa’s elves gave an honorary reindeer a ride down the Electric Light Parade route last year. This year’s Electric Light Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday. It will begin at the corner of College Boulevard and North Main Street and progress...


Udall nominates students for service academies

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three students from Roswell and two other southeastern New Mexico students are among 35 students who have received nominations from U.S. Sen. Tom Udall to attend national service academies. Udall nominated Caleb Moreno of Lovington, a Lovington High School...


Police seeking credit card fraud suspect

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Submitted Photo) The Roswell Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying this woman, who is suspected of credit-card fraud. Police said several cash withdrawals and purchases have been made using stolen credit or debit cards. The cards...


Museum offers Holiday Make & Take art classes for kids

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation is holding a new art class for ages 4 and up called Holiday Make & Take. The classes will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10. The cost is $40 for one child and $10 per additional child. The fees from the classes...


Something to learn in every situation

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Long-time Roswell High School French teacher Madame Joan Markham, is the Roswell Daily Record’s educator of the month for November. A wife to retired teacher John Markham, and mother to son Ian who lives in Houston, Markham said...


End-of-year donations can cut tax bill

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who give money or goods to a charity by Dec. 31 that they may be able to claim a deduction on their 2016 federal income tax return and reduce their taxes. Only donations to...


Health dept. investigating 6 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Chaves County

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two deaths reported The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases. NMDOH has identified six patients from Chaves County with confirmed Legionnaires’ disease since the first week of October. Two...


RISD gains a grade to earn a ‘C’; Superintendent said evaluation must be understood in context

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

RISD Superintendent Tom Burris urges people to consider major changes in K-12 education and assessments in recent years when looking at school and district grades. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Roswell Independent School District went up a grade to earn a...


Hometown Olympian thanks Roswell

December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Golf pro and Goddard High School graduate Gerina Piller was the guest speaker Tuesday at the 67th annual All Civics Luncheon held at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Piller is now ranked in the top 20 worldwide and...