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Crime Stoppers back on track

October 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Crime Stoppers will make payouts of more than $1,000 this week to three individuals who provided information leading to three arrests. Crime Stoppers president Steve Wolfe said, “I’m particularly proud we could help to catch (Donald) Buechner who has created such havoc in the community. Buechner’s picture came out in Roswell’s Most...

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Superfund treatment facility complete

October 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction of a treatment facility at the McGaffey and Main Ground Water Plume Superfund Site is complete. The polluted site consists of a groundwater plume that extends southeast about 1.5 miles from the intersection of Main and McGaffey streets. The...

Job Corps Makes A Difference

October 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from the Roswell Job Corps spent Monday and Tuesday cleaning up the Spring River Park & Zoo. Chaunte’l Powell Photo If you happen to see slight improvements being made around the city this week, chances are they were made by the Roswell Job...

Sometimes, problem-solving can get really, really messy

October 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fifth-graders watch a container carrying a raw egg during a yearly egg drop competition held at the Yucca Center, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Gifted fifth-graders of the Roswell Independent School District tried to keep shells from cracking Tuesday...

Cowboy Code of Honor

October 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Retired school teacher Tim Raftery reads from Gene Autry’s Cowboy Code of Honor to students from Washington Avenue Elementary School at the trustworthiness pillar in the Spring River Park & Zoo during a Character Counts! Week celebration, Tuesday...

Heated words fly at Candidate Forum

October 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

From left, State Senate District 32 candidates Tim Jennings and Cliff Pirtle participate in the Candidate Forum at First Baptist Church of Roswell, Tuesday night. Noah Vernau Photo With just two weeks to go before Election Day, New Mexico citizens had the...

NMMI marks homecoming with Honor Guard

October 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The NMMI ceremonial guard for the Centennial Flame marches as the Honor Guard Ceremony is conducted in Bronco Plaza during homecoming weekend, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Anti-drug campaign kicks off at Sunset Elementary

October 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two-year-old EleaSiana Sanchez holds balloons during Sunset Elementary’s Red Ribbon Week parade. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Ilissa Gilmore Record Staff Writer The south side of Ros-well’s main street got a splash of red to offset its desert landscape Monday...

James Gomez again faces charges

October 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

James Gomez, 22, was arrested late in September on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of battery. Gomez had been previously charged with the Feb. 23, 2010, slaying of 16-year-old Zachary Perez whose body was found in a vacant...

Roswell Nissan ready for its grand opening Dec. 15

October 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

When the newest vehicle dealership in Roswell opened for business Monday, it became the first new Nissan-authorized location to open in the United States this year. Krumland Auto Group opened Roswell Nissan at 2111 W. Second St. on Monday. The official grand...