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RPD arrests Lerma

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department arrested John Lerma, 20, Monday, based on a warrant issued to Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. He is charged with 33 counts of fraud. Chief Patrick R. Jennings said that on Jan. 26, a complaint was filed against Lerma by a fellow inmate at the Chaves County Detention Center after Lerma obtained [&hellip...

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Have a heart

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell resident Danny Gomez helps a dialysis patient pick out a valentine gift as part of the Community Volunteer Program’s annual Valentine’s Party event. The event will run until Wednesday. Johnny Gonzales, program leader, said valentine’s...

Single car roll over

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A single car rollover occurred on Brasher Road. and Sunset Avenue., Monday afternoon. A crash is currently under investigation.(Noah Vernau Photo) [/auth...

Lawrence pleads no contest to neglect charge

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Darrell Lawrence, 30, pleaded no contest to charges of neglect of a resident, Monday. The charges stem from Feb. 4, 2011, when Lawrence’s stepmother was hospitalized in Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. The Roswell Police...

Campaign-disclosure bill headed to the house

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Passing the Senate unanimously on Sunday, a proposal attempting to fix problems within the state’s campaign-disclosure law, is now headed to the House for consideration. Senate Bill 11 requires anyone who makes an...

Sen. Ron Adair visits with Leadership Lincoln

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of Leadership Lincoln visited with State Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, in his capitol office last week. Members discussed issues that were of interest to them and Lincoln County. The group also toured the capitol and listened to a part of a Senate...

Harvest Ministries holds special event to honor efforts

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Pastor Rubie Rubinstein, second from right, honors Walmart and Sam’s Club at Harvest Ministries, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) Noah Vernau Record Staff Writer Harvest Ministries held a special event for the local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores Monday,...

Girl Scouts Mardi Gras features feathers

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Young Girl Scouts show off their handcrafted masks during a Mardi Gras celebration at the Girl Scouts Program Center, Friday. Mardi Gras is Feb. 21. (Mark Wilson Photo) Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest celebrated its Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday in...

State sends antelope to Mexico in exchange for sheep

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jason Kline with captured pronghorn antelope. The animals will receive veterinary care before they are transported to other areas. This pronghorn will probably be sent to Mexico as part of an exchange program to help establish a new herd. (Courtesy Photo)...

Sheriff Rob Coon recalls horror of 1980 Santa Fe Prison riot

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Feb. 2 marked the anniversary of the Santa Fe Prison riot. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon is one of two New Mexico State Police officers who participated in quelling the riots who are still working in law enforcement. He was based out of Alamogordo at the...