Police investigate two gun incidents

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police are investigating two incidents in which firearms were used against others and that occurred about 24 hours apart this past weekend. The first, labeled as an aggravated assault with a firearm, was on Friday, Feb. 27, at about 10:45 p.m. outside Billy Ray’s bar in the 100 block of East Third Street. A 40-year-old [&hellip...

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Senate bill would expand IRBs to include housing

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill that would expand industrial revenue bonds to housing and energy development industries like the Florida company building a $290 million solar farm in Chaves County was unanimously approved by a state Senate committee Tuesday. A committee substitute...


Dexter Middle students looking for history

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sixth- and seventh-grade gifted students from Dexter Middle School were given a tour of the Daily Record in October by publisher Charles Fischer, right. The students are now preparing for the Destination Imagination competition, set to take place April 11....


NM State Lands office announces grazing fees

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commissioner of Public Lands Aubrey Dunn on Tuesday announced 2015 grazing fees on state trust lands would be set at $4.80 per animal unit month, to take effect Oct. 1. The 2014 fee was $3.99. Grazing fees on state trust lands are set by the Commissioner of...


DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 28

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Helping the community

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Community Volunteer Program will be donating wheelchairs and ambulatory devices to those in need on March 14. Helping organize the function Tuesday were, from left, Victoria Jackson, Marcella Ratliff, Johnny Gonzales (seated) and Martin Casillas. In...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 2-3

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 2 • At 7:42 a.m., motor vehicle accident, North Sycamore Avenue and West College Boulevard. • At 8:46 a.m., medical call, 800 block of West Albuquerque Street. •...


Walk, talk emphasize importance of exercise

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alice Wagoner, holding microphone, talks to the group gathered at the Roswell Adult Center Saturday about diseases afflicting the black population and the importance of exercise during a Health Walk sponsored by the Black Heritage Committee as part of Black...


Udall seeking summer interns

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall is inviting New Mexico college students interested in gaining legislative or press relations experience to apply for summer internships in his Washington, D.C., office. During the upcoming summer internship program, Udall’s office in...


Pet of the Week

March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

This frisky guy is what you’d call a good old lovable mutt. He is 8 months old, white, brown and black and loves to play. He gets along well with other dogs. Roswell Animal Control Services are provided 24/7. Shelter business hours are Monday through...