Perry chosen as new GOP boss

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Perry   Roswell City Councilor Jason Perry has been elected the new chair of the Republican Party of Chaves County. Perry, who has served on the Roswell City Council since November 2009, replaces Clarke Coll as the local party’s new chair for the next two years. “As a party, we’re going to concentrate on our [&hellip...

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Monterrey Elementary makes the grade in math

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexys Valverde, third from left, raises his hands in victory Monday as he and his classmates are rewarded with medals for being the top-ranked students in their school for the online program First in Math at Monterrey Elementary School. Monterrey Elementary...


Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement campaign kickoff

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico law enforcement is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31, heading into one of the busiest travel...


DWI arrests for May 16

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (2)

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...


5-vehicle crash snarls traffic on Main

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A multi-vehicle collision at that occurred around 9 a.m. Monday at North Main and Fifth streets closed a section of Main Street well into the afternoon. Roswell Police said the crash involved five vehicles. The initial investigation indicates one pickup...


Potato salad showdown

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Who doesn’t like potato salad? Especially when it’s made from a unique recipe. On Sunday, Seventh-Day Adventist Church on South Union Avenue held its first-every potato salad contest in conjunction with the church’s annual family picnic. Thirteen potato...


Water line project begins

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City officials held a groundbreaking ceremony  Monday  for a project to replace nearly 50-year-old water lines at the intersection of Country Club Road and North Montana/Union Avenue. The work will begin this week next to Country Club to the west of the...


ENMU-R pool to open Saturday

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ENMU-Roswell swimming pool will open for the summer on Saturday. The pool will be open to the public daily, Sunday through Saturday, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Sunday, August 9. Pool hours may vary occasionally due to adverse weather conditions or...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — May 15-18

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   May 15 • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, 3300 block of Dow Drive. • At 10:12 a.m., medical call, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 12:33 p.m., medical call, 1200 block...


Hicks announces pending resignation

May 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hicks Fifth Judicial District Attorney Janetta B. Hicks told the Daily Record Saturday she would soon step down as district attorney due to personal and financial concerns. Hicks, in the second-half of her second four-year term as district attorney for...