Chaves County DWI arrests for July 24-28

July 30, 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 persons arrested for DWI in Chaves County. The Roswell Daily Record [&hellip...

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Omni Corp announces contract extension

July 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Quentin Day of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union of Santa Fe uses a clapboard Thursday while IATSE films a video of the ongoing service workers’ strike at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. Day said the...


Murder suspect speaks out about Finch death

July 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jennifer Purcella It was supposed to be a simple plan: contact the man who allegedly has her very valuable, stolen gun. Meet up, pay the man who sounds friendly on the phone, and go on with life. Instead, when Jennifer Purcella and her fiance arrived to...


A doggone good show

July 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Ella Hobbs, center, won for Most Creative in the 2015 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair pet contest Monday. While all the participants showed dogs this year, the pet show is open to all pets. Other winners were Kylyn Thompson, pictured below,...


RFD Call Log — July 27 and 28

July 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. July 27 • At 9:57 a.m., public assist, Van Lueven Place. • At 12:29 p.m., air craft incident, Jerry Smith Circle. • At 8:08 p.m., structure fire,...


Daily Record wins 5 press awards

July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

This July 3, 2014 cover of Vision Magazine won third place in the special sections category from the West Texas Press Association Saturday. (File Photo) The Roswell Daily Record is the recipient of five awards from the West Texas Press Association. The...


Immunization clinics begin Saturday

July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday announced a statewide program to help parents get their children immunized before students head back to school begins Saturday. From Saturday through Aug. 15, the Got Shots? Protect Tots! program will offer clinics throughout...


Gunman shoots two, on the loose

July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two people are recovering from non-life threatening injuries after being shot at a children’s flag football game in west Roswell Saturday night. That shooter remains at large today. According to Roswell Police Public Information Officer Todd Wildermuth, a...


Man charged with 3rd DWI after Sunday crash

July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

One person was critically injured and three others suffered minor injuries after a two-car accident south of Roswell Sunday evening. Police said the driver who caused the accident is a repeat drunk driving offender. According to New Mexico State Police Capt....


Dead branches be gone

July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Parks and Recreation and Public Works departments have teamed up to remove a few Siberian Elms near Washington Elementary School. The trees were rotten or diseased, making them a risk to drop branches. “We wanted to get rid of them before school...