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Jury convicts Gregory Hobbs of voluntary manslaughter

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury convicted Gregory Hobbs, 22, of voluntary manslaughter Thursday after three days of testimony. The charges stemmed from the slaying of Ruben “Hammer” Archuleta Sr. and Ruben Archuleta Jr. on the night of June 15, 2012, that occurred in the 300 block of East Bonney Street. According to the original criminal complaint, officers arrived [&hellip...

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House committee tables same-sex marriage resolution

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The House Consumer and Public Affairs voted Tuesday 3-2 to table a joint resolution to allow voters to decide whether to amend Article 20 of the state’s constitution to define marriage as “the union of one man and one woman.” Rep. Nora Espinoza,...

Voters reapprove RISD mill levy

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters re-approved Tuesday the 2 mill tax levy of the Roswell Independent School District that provides funding for maintaining buildings during the school district election. According to unofficial election results, the mill levy received 986 votes in favor...

Weston wins contest

February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daily Record Publisher Charles Fischer, right, presents Susan Weston with $100 and a copy of the New Mexico Centennial book after she won the Record’s Super Sunday Prediction Contest. Weston, a Green Bay Packers fan, correctly predicted that Baltimore would...

Man dies in RPD custody

February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department reported an in-custody death that occurred early Monday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block South Union Avenue around 2 a.m. following a call reporting a disorderly subject. According to RPD spokeswoman Sabrina...

GOP opposes increase

February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Democratic leaders of the state House of Representatives and Senate announced Monday a proposal that would increase minimum wage statewide, from $7.50 to $8.50. Speaking at a press conference, Sens. William Soules, of Las Cruces, and Richard Martinez, of...

All Saints celebrates Mardi Gras

February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mary Kay Howell tries on clothing accessories during the All Saints Christian School’s Mardi Gras, Saturday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Costumed party-goers from throughout the community brought the carnival spirit to the Civic Center for the All Saints...

Veteran transport resumes Monday

February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a hiatus, the transportation unit formerly of the S.E.N.M. Vietnam Veterans of America Transportation Network is back in business and ready to resume services Monday. Now the SENM Veterans Transportation Network, the program began more than a decade ago...

School elections Tuesday; polls open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

School board elections for the Roswell, Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur school districts, and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Community College Districts, will be held 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday. RISD incumbents Mackenzie Lee Hunt, Peggy S. Brewer and...

‘Geeks’ Miramontes, Gourley turn hobby into small business

February 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Arely Miramontes and Kirk Gourley in costume. (Courtesy Photo) Bruce Wayne and Tony Stark better beware — you no longer have to be a millionaire to get your hands on superhero gadgets. If you want to be a superhero, or at least look like one, local couple...