‘Break-athon’ raises funds for local ministry

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above and Below: Life Purpose Karate raised $700 for Reflections and Recovery Saturday with its first “Spring Break-athon.” Above: Breaking a board is more about razor-sharp focus than brute force. (Submitted Photos)   Nearly 40 students from Life Purpose Karate met in the parking lot of Farley’s of Roswell Saturday to conduct their first...

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Middle school art goes to college

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: “Smile Self-Portrait” by Cesilia Gallegos, an eighth-grader at Sierra Middle School. Below: “Worm Holes” by Daniel Lara, a seventh-grader at Mountain View Middle School. (Jeff Jackson Photos) Seven middle school students from Roswell had...


ENMU-R to offer free tax preparation

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-Roswell accounting students will be preparing free 2014 income tax returns for low income and elderly taxpayers for one more night on Thursday, April 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. All students are IRS-certified tax preparers for 2014 income taxes. Tax assistance...


Chaves County DWI arrests March 27-29

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Trial date set for NMMI cadet

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An August trial date has been set for one of two former New Mexico Military Institute cadets accused of conspiring to assault another cadet last year. Ejiroghene Sipho Michael Adjekuko was scheduled last week to stand trial on Aug. 25 before District Judge...


RFD Fire Log­—March 27-28

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 27 • At 11:53 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Lea Avenue and West Wildy Street. • At 11:57 a.m., medical call, Two Sticks Street. • At 12:36 p.m., medical...


Roswell Honda gets award fourth time

March 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Honda recently received the President’s Award from American Honda Motor Company for exceptional service in 2014. More than 1,000 Honda dealerships participated in the 2014 program, with 125 earning dealership honors. This year was the fourth time...


Gone fishin’

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six-year-old Joshua Woody of Roswell gets acquainted with a 12-1/4 inch rainbow trout he caught. Joshua snared the second largest fish in the annual fishing derby. (Jeff Tucker Photos)   Sunny skies and moderate temperatures prevailed as dozens of...


Mayor discusses splash pads, mental health

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kintigh    On Thursday, Mayor Dennis Kintigh came to the Roswell Daily Record for a monthly question-and-answer session covering a wide range of subjects. RDR: What are the primary effects, what would prioritize as the major effects of the Legislature...


Dexter fifth grader donates $250 to Walk for Hope

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexia Loya, 11, hands a $250 donation to Julie Morrow, Walk for Hope chairwoman. Alexia raised the money herself and is the youngest team leader for this year’s event on May 15. Also pictured are Alexia’s mother, Cynthia Amaya, second from left, and...