Police investigate shooting incidents

October 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report Rowell Police are investigating three recent shooting incidents, one occurring Tuesday night and the other two Wednesday morning. Todd Wildermuth, RPD public information officer, said no other information is currently available. Wildermuth said it was unknown if the police were looking for one shooter or three. He also said it was unknown at...

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‘Aiming for the Stars’ celebrates Goddard legacy

October 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Photo “Aiming for the Stars,” a public event honoring Roswell’s most famous “star,” rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard, begins at 1:30 p.m. on Friday with a symposium, held in New Mexico Military Institute’s Pearson Auditorium. Goddard...


Annual Reading Round Up event promotes literacy

October 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dylanne Petros Photo A Dexter Elementary student writes her name in a book she chose at the Reading Round Up at Dexter Elementary School Tuesday night. By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer There were no electronics in sight. Children playing football,...


Los Pasitos service offers support to children, families

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kiwanis Club member Dennis Pabst, left, listens to Joan Blodgett, executive secretary at Tobosa Developmental Services, discuss Los Pasitos Early Intervention and Learning Center on Tuesday during the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)  ...


Stabbing suspect turns himself in

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Contreras   A man wanted for allegedly stabbing another man a week ago turned himself in to police on Monday. Paul Andrew Contreras, 52, of Roswell, was arrested just before 1:30 p.m. on a charge of aggravated battery in connection to the Oct. 7 stabbing...


Little green mantis

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A mantis hangs out in a garden and enjoys the sunny weather, Tuesday morning. (Toby Martinez Photo) [/auth...


House hopeful Mastin says Roswell airport can take off

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mastin   A retired aircraft engineer of rural Alto is making a run for his money to unseat Republican state Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell. Lincoln County Democrat Dick Mastin is challenging Espinoza in next month’s general election for the District 59...


Espinoza seeking fifth term

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Espinoza   State Rep. Nora Espinoza (R-Roswell) is seeking her fifth consecutive term representing District 59. The district includes most of Lincoln County, except most of Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Glencoe and San Patricio. It also includes the western...


Countdown to election

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Early voting in Chaves County begins Oct. 18 and runs through Nov. 1. Early voters may cast ballots in Roswell from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the Roswell Mall at 4501 N. Main St. Early voters in Roswell may also cast ballots from 8...


Count on the Red Cross when disaster strikes

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Chaves County United Way partner can always be counted on after a disaster or personal tragedy such as a house fire. The American Red Cross is an independent organization that is federally chartered to provide disaster relief aid. “We assist...