DHS Secretary Johnson to visit FLETC today

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks Monday during a news conference at the U.S. Border Patrol’s McAllen Station. Johnson is scheduled to visit today the temporary illegal immigrant holding site in Artesia. (AP Photo)   U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., will tour an illegal...

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Splish splash

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales of Prison Door Ministries, not pictured, holds a tent rally while Station 2 Firefighter Matt Stuart cools down the kids. Gonzales pitched the tent just south of the Roswell Boys & Girls Club on Garden Street. He will be providing free...


Commissioners discuss bike trails, communication

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Community Improvement Commission and city officials discussed the lack of communication and coordination between various volunteer and city panels on Wednesday morning — especially as they relate to improving bicycle trails around the city....


County Democrats to open new office today

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Democratic Party Chairman Fred Moran prepares the new Party office in Wilshire Plaza on Wednesday for the office’s grand opening, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Party officials will be on hand, along with the Democratic candidate...


Wyoming man points gun at vehicle, arrested

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hanna   Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Wyoming man on Wednesday for pointing a shotgun at a vehicle on Highway 285 North. Arrested was Jonathan Hanna, 32, of Casper, Wyo., on charges of aggravated assault and abandonment or abuse of a...


2 houses, vehicles burned in suspicious fire

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Photo Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire that caused substantial damage early Wednesday to two houses in the 1600 block of South Stanton Avenue. The fire started in a vehicle parked at one of the houses. By Timothy P. Howsare Record...


Renovations to schools making good progress

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jeff Tucker Photo Drew Dacy of DDC Construction of Roswell looks over a large cement turtle in the playground area of Berrendo Elementary School. The school’s new library can be seen in the far right, while the school’s new kindergarten wing is shown in...


31st Bottomless Triathlon Saturday

July 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Timothy P. Howsare Record Editor Athletes say they love the Bottomless Triathlon because of the short distances, beautiful lake water and scenic course. Now in its 31st year, there are plenty of athletes who can say they have competed in the race. The...


Rotarians recognized

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Mary Morgan Photo Pictured are members of the Roswell Rotary Club who were recognized Wednesday as Paul Harris Fellows. In no particular order are Cheryle Patterson, Steve Moran, Frank Seley, Gary Hartwick, Jim McClelland, Allen Brady, Wendell Wakefield,...


Salas takes home 1st-, 2nd-place trophies

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Timothy P. Howsare Photo Roswell car restorer Greg Salas, right, holds a first-place trophy his 1956 Ford Crown Victoria won June 18 at the USO Car Show in Dexter. His 1968 Chevy Nova II won second place. Also pictured is Salas’ cousin, Mario Gonzales, a...