Artesia residents sound off on immigrants staying at FLETC

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Mary Morgan Record Intern   The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia was preparing Saturday for the transportation of about 800 immigrants expected to arrive at the center soon. Workers could be seen Saturday erecting a fence around portable dormitories and adding a new guard station. When local residents were asked by the [&hellip...

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Billy the Kid’s ghost returns to haunt Lincoln County

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

William H. Cox II returned to Lincoln and Chaves County recently to visit old friends and favorite sites. In the early 1990s, Cox lived in Lincoln and re-enacted Billy the Kid’s infamous escape from the Lincoln County Jail. Cox, in costume, was said to have...


Last call for Green Lantern Bar

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Travis Smith of Langford Tractor Work of Roswell uses a backhoe Thursday to demolish the Green Lantern Bar at the corner of East 1st and Main streets. A crew from the demolition company began work Wednesday. Jose Ochoa of Langford Tractor Work said the lot...


Tobosa clients visit Sea World, Alamo

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A group of 20 clients and staff from Tobosa Developmental Services recently took a trip to San Antonio, Texas, where they visited the sites, including the Alamo, the famous San Antonio River Walk and Sea World. The trip was funded through the efforts of the...


Pearce confirms Obama admin eyeing FLETC

June 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh holds up an issue of the Roswell Daily Record at a special meeting of the city council Friday. Kintigh told the audience he had spoken early Friday with staff of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce and confirmed the federal government is...


Council clamps down on animal rescue groups

June 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jo McInerney of Roswell’s Animal Welfare Alliance, far left, is led away from the lectern by Roswell police officer Jonathan Daniel at Friday’s special meeting of the Roswell City Council. The council amended the city’s letter of agreement with animal...


2 arrested in burglary

June 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two men were arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred on A Street on Thursday, according to a Roswell Police news release. Officers responded to a residence on A Street in regards to a burglary in progress. Two children, aged 8 and 10, heard...


Rocket science

June 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Students in the New Mexico Military Institute’s Junior Leadership Program prepare to shoot their rockets Friday on the NMMI campus. The students were participating in a rocketry class as part of the summer program, which is open to middle school...


Texas youth mission group visits Roswell

June 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A group of 50 youth missionaries from Fort Worth, Texas, have spent the week in Roswell working on several community projects. Among the volunteers are this group who built this wheelchair ramp, which includes, from left, Taylor Fox, Ben Border, Lindsey...


Illegal immigrants reportedly headed to Artesia

June 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Hundreds of illegal immigrants, many of whom are children, may soon be housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, sources told the Daily Record late Thursday. One source with inside information of U.S. Border Patrol operations said the...