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Remember safety when cooking with grill, fire pit this summer

June 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Summer officially begins Sunday, and cookouts will be among the summer fun for the next few months. The Roswell Fire Department would like everyone to have a fun and safe summer, and part of that is being safe as you pull out the grill or prepare the fire pits. The fire department offers some safety [&hellip...

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Teen admits to fleeing border agents

June 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell teenager pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to a charge of fleeing border control agents. Vincent Edward Romero, 18, pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Cruces to fleeing from a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in March. Romero pleaded guilty...

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Public hearing set for federal grant application

June 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department will host a public hearing next week to discuss this year’s application for a federal Justice Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. RPD and the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office jointly apply for the grant each...

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Body found near Berrendo Creek

June 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A body has been discovered in rural Chaves County northwest of Roswell, and investigators are calling it suspicious. The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area north of the 5500 block of Sequaro Road Friday around 5:27 p.m. in reference to a...

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Gov rejects one Chaves County project

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has approved multiple projects for Chaves County, while vetoing one capital outlay for a new tanker for the Sierra Volunteer Fire Department. The governor on Wednesday approved capital outlay funding for 18 of 19 projects approved by the...

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Telling a hero’s story

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tweens are personalizing their wooden plaques at the tween craft workshop at the Roswell Public Library Thursday. (Katy Ross Record Intern) The workshop is a part of the Summer Reading Adventure Program that provides activities for all ages. The summer...

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Man cited after two-car accident

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert Johnson, who is accused of careless driving after a two-car accident Thursday morning, speaks with fire department staff after signing a refusal of further treatment and getting his head bandaged. (Jared Tucker Photo)   A Roswell man was cited for...

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Two killed in Hobbs shooting

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  HOBBS — A Hobbs man and a woman were killed in a police-involved shooting Wednesday in Hobbs. State police said the incident began at about 5 p.m. when officers of the Hobbs Police Department responded to a suicidal call at a residence on Clearfork...

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Madsen sought for aggravated battery

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Madsen   Troy Dean Madsen is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Madsen, 25, is described as six-foot tall and weighing 185 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Madsen is charged with aggravated battery...

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RFD Call Log — June 17 and 18

June 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 17 • At 8:11 a.m., structure fire, South Garden Avenue and East Forest Street. • At 9:57 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West Country Club Road. • At 10:49 a.m., medical...