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Job Corps gives American Legion hall needed facelift

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Adrian Rosales and fellow students enrolled in the Home Builders Institute at the Roswell Job Corps give the Veterans Memorial Hall of American Legion Post No. 28 a major facelift Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Paintbrushes and tools in hand, Roswell Job Corps Center students are giving the American Legion Post 28 hall a facelift this [&hellip...

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Accident with injuries

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

An accident between a Roswell Independent School District bus and a gray Lexus occurred around 12 p.m., Tuesday at the corner of Grand Avenue and Country Club Road. Kathleenmarie Parker, 53, an RISD bus driver, will be issued a citation for failure to stop at...

Sanchez seeks Ward IV seat

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Savino Sanchez Jr. Savino Sanchez Jr., associate pastor of Roswell’s Church on the Move, says he is running for the Ward IV City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Amarante Fresquez currently represents the ward. Although this...

RPD down 25 cops

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Deparment is 25 officers down from the normal complement of 96. With 20 people in management positions, either sergeant or above, and a further 18 who work in other departments, this leaves 33 officers to answer service calls. “We were 16...

‘Hoo? Me?’

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

This barn owl came into the care of a local wildlife rehabilitator after he flew into a window. He has been under observation for 72 hours to make sure he did not have a concussion. He has eaten well and is being returned to his home where it is believed he...

Wood, tax consultant, running for Ward II seat

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Billy Wood Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Billy Wood, who has operated his own tax consulting office for 17 years, 13 of which have been in Roswell, says he is running for the Ward II City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor...

Ruidoso man goes missing

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Kenneth Paul Payne, 73, went missing in Ruidoso on Friday. The family believes he may have headed for Roswell. Anyone who may have information on Payne should contact the Ruidoso Police Department 258-7365.(Courtesy Photo) A 73-year-old man went missing from...

Dexter man convicted of child porn possession

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Dexter man Norman Allen, 49, entered a guilty plea in a federal court in Albuquerque to possession of a visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Allen will be...

Week 2 of Legislature, focus on natural gas

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Record low natural gas prices have caused concern on the part of the Legislature to evaluate its task, and Constitutional duty, of balancing the state’s budget. As the second week of the regular legislative session...

Thief attempts to steal car of off-duty police officer

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police officers arrested Erik Flores, 26, for battery against a peace officer, Sunday. The suspect was contacted by officers on the 3900 block of Southeast Main Street a little after midnight after he attempted to steal the car of an off-duty police...