DHS to celebrate 100 years

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

All Dexter High School alumni are invited to help Dexter Consolidated School District celebrate 100 years of high school graduates during the Fourth of July weekend. The Class of 1914 was the first class of graduates to earn a New Mexico high school diploma from Dexter High School. With only five students in the class, [&hellip...

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Media welcomed to FLETC’s immigrant facility

June 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Barbara Gonzalez, left, ICE press secretary, does an interview Thursday with Josie Ortegon, a reporter with the ABC affiliate in El Paso. Below: Each dorm-like room has four bunk beds, two closets a desk and flat-screen TV. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)...


City discusses prospect of convention center expansion

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell leaders on Thursday discuss a proposal to expand the Roswell Convention, Civic & Visitors Center. The City Council held a workshop Thursday night to explore expanding the convention center and paving a large gravel parking lot near DeBremond...


Lovelace hosts Business After Hours

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce hosted a Business After Hours on Thursday at Lovelace Regional Hospital. Dozens of Chamber members and friends turned out to visit and enjoy the evening. (Randal Seyler Photo)...


‘Shipping Wars’ upsets cemetery officials

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The tractor-trailer from the A&E television show “Shipping Wars” delivers a columbarium to the new veterans’ cemetery in Roswell on May 7. The episode aired on Tuesday night. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell...


New VA clinic opens in Artesia

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs opened a new outpatient clinic in Artesia on Monday. An official grand opening will be held July 3 at the new facility at 2410 W. Main St. (Mary Morgan Photo)   The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has opened a...


LRAA recognizes local leaders

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several exceptional community leaders were recognized during the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association’s 17th Annual Awards Banquet, which was held recently at New Mexico Military Institute. James Edwards, at left, received the Commitment to Youth Award....


Officials tour FLETC immigration facilities

June 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local officials met with federal authorities Tuesday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia to learn more about the impending arrival of hundreds or even thousands of illegal immigrants from Central America. Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh,...


Barncastle concedes sheriff’s race

June 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patrick Barncastle, who came within a baker’s dozen of ballots of winning the Republican nomination for Chaves County sheriff, told the Daily Record Tuesday he would not request a recount. “No, we’re not going to,” Barncastle said Tuesday. “That’s...


Volunteers work to support tourism industry

June 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judy Stubbs, president of the Chaves County Tourism Council, holds up a point of interest map created by the council to promote local tourism. Stubbs was the guest speaker Tuesday at the Roswell Kiwanis Club. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Even without funding,...