One dead, three injured in Lea County crash

December 4, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Injured passengers included two infants The New Mexico State Police say a 42-year-old Hobbs man died early Sunday morning after he lost control of his vehicle and was ejected from his vehicle. Two of the three passengers were infants. The driver and all three passengers were not wearing seatbelts. The crash occurred at mile marker [&hellip...

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As rec center decision looms, mayor wants GRT; Dennis Kintigh says zoo’s Christmas Railway is nice change of pace

December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh enjoys some chocolate before December’s meeting with the Roswell Daily Record. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh met Wednesday with the Daily Record’s newsroom staff for the mayor’s monthly forum...


Christmas season rolls into town

December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A mobile church passes by delighted parade goers Saturday during Roswell’s annual Electric Light Parade. This year’s parade theme was Star Wars, in preparation for the new release coming out shortly. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo)  ...


Ringing in the winter with song; NMMI Music Department invites public for winter concert, candlelight service

December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Trumpet fun with the cadets of the New Mexico Military Institute Music Department. (Submitted Photo) Carols during the holiday season are some of the most endearing traditions that unite people from far and wide, breaking social barriers and connecting young...


Goddard Planetarium programs for December

December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is holding astronomy programs on Wednesdays during December. The dates are Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. At 1:30 p.m., the planetarium will present “Astronomy of the Star of Bethlehem” (30 minutes) and “Star Stuff” (7...


Lilley family buoyed by gratitude following traumatic brain injury

December 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a war, the near loss of his life through brain injury, and a fast but intense recovery, Scott Lilley is proud to be raising his 4-year-old daughter MiKaylie in San Antonio. Lilley’s parents Frank and Jolene can’t get enough of their...


Middle school students show HeART for many arts

December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Families and friends of the students of Berrendo Middle School had the opportunity to see the results of the art programs and classes, and vote for their favorite art.(Christina Stock Photo) Below: Berrendo Middle School band members perform Christmas...


Wendell Wakefield knew optimism is courageous

December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wendell Wakefield loved giving his grandchildren rides on the tractor. Wakefield served the community for over 40 years. (Submitted Photo) Optimism is a choice, and it requires a great deal of courage. In the face of illness and death, in the face of hunger...


Military Heights closed Friday due to sewer gas; Classes to resume Monday at elementary school after $2 fix

December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Military Heights Elementary School was closed Friday as maintenance workers fixed a sewer gas problem. (Photo courtesy of RISD website) School will continue as usual Monday for students at Military Heights Elementary School after a closure Friday due to a...


State police participate in zero fatality initiative

December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the New Mexico State Police participated in the nationwide “Interstate 40 Challenge Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative. “The goal of the traffic initiative was that a strong law enforcement...