Principal: Over 1,400 students at Roswell High

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School Principal Ruben Bolanos discusses the start of the new school year with the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, RHS had 1,409 students enrolled, he said. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The hallways of Roswell High School are teeming with 1,400 students this year, and keeping them engaged and in school is [&hellip...

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Nason selected for nat’l fire officer program

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nason   The interim director of the Emergency Medical Services program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell was recently accepted into the United States Fire Administration/National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. “The education he...


Trial set for alleged Roswell teenage rapist

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Whiteside   A December trial date has been set for a Roswell man charged with breaking into a neighbor’s home near Spring River Park and Zoo in January and raping and savagely beating a woman before leaving her for dead. Roswell police said Kenneth...


How much for that big one, Mommy?

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A watermelon catches the attention of 10-month-old Nahomi Aguirre while her parents, Rutilio Aguirre, left, and Yajaira Perez, look on. Perez is a cashier at Graves Farm and Garden which wasparticipating at the Farmers and Gardeners Market at Fourth and Main...


Running to help out

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bob Edwards, left, presents a check for $1,500 from the Roswell Runners Club to Parks Commissioner Mandi Owens, from left, Spring Park Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield and Parks Director Tim Williams on Monday. The money was raised during the 21st annual Spring...


Roswell Sertoma Club awards 27 scholarships

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Sertoma Club recently awarded $13,500 in academic scholarship to 27 Chaves County students. Receiving scholarships were Autumn J. Allender, Kristen M. Baker, David Bugarin, Lauren L. Bullock, Jessica C. Burson, Lauren L. Cockrell, Mark D....


Community weighs in on Yucca center

August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 102-year-old building for the city’s Yucca Recreation Center looks beautiful on the outside, but the building’s interior and structure need extensive repairs. (Bill Moffit Photo)   By Bill Moffit Record Correspondent   The first of five...


Lots o’ guns and fun

August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of Roswell’s most popular events for hunters, collectors and Second Amendment supporters is the annual Western Frontier Gun and Craft Show, which began Saturday, and continues today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Items...


Physician volunteers expertise in community

August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sujan Thyagaraj, M.D., MPH (Michael Francis Photo)   By Michael Francis Record Correspondent   It was a very fortunate day for the Roswell community in the year 2004 when Sujan Thyagaraj (pronounced Thie-a-garáge), a likeable, happy, healthy and...


Pioneer accepts challenge

August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pioneer Bank did the Ice Bucket Challenge with help from the Roswell Fire Department, and challenged several other branches and banks in New Mexico. (Photo by Mary Morgan)...