Live opera performance offered at Cloudcroft’s Zenith Park

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

“The Cowhand’s Christmas Carol,” debuts Friday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m., at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Die-hard Cloudcroft Light Opera Company fans may remember the clash involving Carol Christmas at the Cross-Stich Ranch; the compassionate Col. Sam Rushmore; and his competitor, the criminal lawyer-cum-crook Philip Phlimphlam....

Read More

07-01-15 Fire Log

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Fire Department Call Log — June. 29-30 The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 29 • At 7:38 a.m., fire alarm, 1400 block of West Second Street. • At 7:38 a.m., medical call, 1200 block of West Alameda...


Chaves County sales taxes increasing

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sales taxes will inch up slightly Wednesday throughout Chaves County, one of only two counties in southeastern New Mexico that will experience across-the-board increases in gross receipts taxes. GRT rates in Chaves County and its incorporated municipalities...


Girl, 17, shot with stolen gun Sunday, now stable

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A paramedic crew loads a 17-year-old female gunshot victim into an awaiting ambulance Sunday afternoon at the Saddle Creek apartment complex in the 1900 block of South Sunset. (Corey King Photo) Salinas A 17-year-old girl is in stable condition at a Roswell...


Talking history

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico historian and author Gary Cozzens signs a copy of his book, “Tres Ritos: A History of Three Rivers, New Mexico,” for Roswell resident Betty Solt after he spoke Sunday afternoon at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico archives office....


Fire department call log — June 26-28

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 26 • At 9:17 a.m., medical call, 800 block of North Lea Avenue. • At 10:16 a.m., odor or smoke removal, 600 block of West McCune Street. • At 10:17 a.m., medical call,...


Mayor talks ‘state of city,’ vandalism

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, meets with Daily Record staff Tuesday for the mayor’s monthly forum with the newspaper. Also pictured are Daily Record student intern Katy Ross and Daily Record general manager and advertising director Tom McDonald....


The Beetles are coming!

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katy Ross Photo and Story Carolyn Delory admired the lights on her New Beetle, Vivian, Saturday night at the Glow Parade. The Glow Parade was one of the activities that took place during the Return to Roswell— National New Beetle Show. The show’s first...


Group cruises Route 66 on way to Beetle show

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chuck Cummins poses with his 2013 Beetle named Manfred Saturday. Cummins named his Beetle after Manfred von Richthofen, a German fighter pilot during World War I. He was famously known as the Red Baron. (Katy Ross Photo) A group of Volkswagen Beetle lovers...


Roswell man volunteers over 15,000 hours for wildlife refuge

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim Montgomery counts waterbirds at Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge. (Noel Sivertson Photo) Jim Montgomery has volunteered over 15,000 hours over the past 30 years for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. In 1985, he began...