Duffey doubles Ortega in campaign funds

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The two candidates for Chaves County Commission District 1 have been unloading their campaign accounts in recent weeks for newspaper and radio ads, although the incumbent retains a huge advantage in remaining funds in the closing days of the race. As of Tuesday, a week before the general election, Republican incumbent James Duffey had $3,274 [&hellip...

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Allies in the making

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Local artist Oscar L. Hernandez is painting a mural on the north wall at Allied Keys on North Main Street. The Goddard High School graduate had only two art classes in his young life before deciding to become an artist. Four and a half years ago, a chance art...


Cumae’s Mystical Shop offers more than just incense and herbs

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   Magic is in the air at Cumae’s Mystical Shop. The store is set slightly off the road at 1109 W. Second St. in Roswell. It’s easy to bypass for those who aren’t specifically looking for it, but once it’s...


ILEA delegates welcomed at Little Theatre

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Redcoats welcome the ILEA delegates from Hong Kong and the Philippines before the reception Wednesday evening at the Roswell Community Little Theatre. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   Twenty-eight International Law Enforcement Academy delegates from Hong Kong...


Playing after hours

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guitarist and singer Jonathon Gomez performs Thursday during a Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Roswell Hyundai. The after hours events are held about once a month and provide an opportunity for local business and community leaders to...


Congressional race tops $3M in spending

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce speaks with Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO Dawn Tschabrun Wednesday morning while meeting with Roswell veterans at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. Pearce, R-Hobbs, discussed reforms of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including a...


Thousands in Chaves County are voting early

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Election official David Mark helps Jody Alpers with her ballot Wednesday at the Roswell Mall. Early voting continues until Saturday at the mall and at the Chaves County clerk’s office. (Max Scally Photo)   Early voting in Chaves County is picking up...


Applebee’s gets a facelift

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers ham it up for the camera Wednesday as they complete finishing touches to the brick facade at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar on North Main Street. Milby Dolen, general manager of the restaurant, said the work began Tuesday and should be...


Utilities appeal to city for help with clearing easements; City engineer adds requirement of traffic officers for festivals

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials from local power companies have approached the city for help in reclaiming the utility easements in south Roswell. Representatives from Xcel Energy and New Mexico Gas Company asked the Streets and Alley Committee on Tuesday to look into clearing out...


Festivals delinquent in reports, refunds

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Occupancy Tax office is still waiting for reports from several of the city’s major festivals, including the UFO Festival, the Filmfest & Cosmicon and the Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Occupancy Tax Board members were told on Tuesday. “I have...