Hundreds ticketed in enforcement effort

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police conducted hundreds of commercial vehicle inspections and issued hundreds of tickets last week in an enforcement project in southern New Mexico. State police and officers from the Motor Transportation Police Division of the New Mexico Department of Public Safety conducted “Operation Safe Driver” Oct. 20-25 throughout the Roswell and Alamogordo...

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Witch way does it go?

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A young witch tries her magic power of pumpkin bowling for toilet paper at Wednesday’s Fall Festival, held at the First Church of the Nazarene in Roswell. Dozens of little goblins and their parents came out in costume for candy, games, food and hay...


Halloween has a long history

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s Halloween! For centuries, this day has brought a mix of joy and fear. Once used to celebrate the harvest, it is now a day for people to dress up in the hopes to find treats and maybe pull a few tricks. Halloween started in Europe around 2,000 years ago...


Duffey doubles Ortega in campaign funds

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The two candidates for Chaves County Commission District 1 have been unloading their campaign accounts in recent weeks for newspaper and radio ads, although the incumbent retains a huge advantage in remaining funds in the closing days of the race. As of...


Allies in the making

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Local artist Oscar L. Hernandez is painting a mural on the north wall at Allied Keys on North Main Street. The Goddard High School graduate had only two art classes in his young life before deciding to become an artist. Four and a half years ago, a chance art...


Cumae’s Mystical Shop offers more than just incense and herbs

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   Magic is in the air at Cumae’s Mystical Shop. The store is set slightly off the road at 1109 W. Second St. in Roswell. It’s easy to bypass for those who aren’t specifically looking for it, but once it’s...


ILEA delegates welcomed at Little Theatre

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Redcoats welcome the ILEA delegates from Hong Kong and the Philippines before the reception Wednesday evening at the Roswell Community Little Theatre. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   Twenty-eight International Law Enforcement Academy delegates from Hong Kong...


Playing after hours

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guitarist and singer Jonathon Gomez performs Thursday during a Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Roswell Hyundai. The after hours events are held about once a month and provide an opportunity for local business and community leaders to...


Congressional race tops $3M in spending

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce speaks with Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO Dawn Tschabrun Wednesday morning while meeting with Roswell veterans at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. Pearce, R-Hobbs, discussed reforms of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including a...


Thousands in Chaves County are voting early

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Election official David Mark helps Jody Alpers with her ballot Wednesday at the Roswell Mall. Early voting continues until Saturday at the mall and at the Chaves County clerk’s office. (Max Scally Photo)   Early voting in Chaves County is picking up...