Roswell Fire Department Call Log — May 29 to June 1

June 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   May 29 • At 7:34 a.m., public assistance, Berrendo Meadows Circle. • At 8:16 a.m., fire alarm, 1500 block of South Grand Avenue. • At 9:48 a.m., medical call, 1000 block of South Lea Avenue. • At 11:23 a.m., medical call, 2700 [&hellip...

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DWI arrests for May 29-31

June 1, 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...


Mayor: Mistake made with marijuana farm

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (2)

Kintigh     Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh met with the Roswell Daily Record Thursday for the mayor’s monthly forum with the newspaper. The following are the questions and the mayor’s answers. There are a lot of abandoned cars in Roswell. What can...


Convicted robber caught after pursuit

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Perez   A man with a prior armed robbery conviction who was wanted for allegedly stabbing, tying up and robbing another man earlier this month has been arrested following a high speed chase through Roswell. Perez lead deputies south on Margaret...


Museum getting new look

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  After being closed since February, the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico and museum almost has its house in order. A renovation of the building at 200 N. Lea Ave. continues on the second floor, but an initial phase is complete on the ground...


New book all about ‘Kid’ stuff

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell author John LeMay signs one of his books available at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico. His upcoming book is called “Tall Tales and Half Truths of Billy the Kid.” (Jeff Jackson Photo)     Local author John LeMay’s new...


Roswell High School announces 2015 graduates

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Daily Record inadvertently omitted some names of the 2015 Roswell High School graduates in Friday’s graduation section. We apologize for the omissions. Following is the full list of this year’s graduates, with honor graduates in order of class...


Luce appointed to lead 5th Judicial District

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dianna Luce has moved from chief deputy district attorney to the top job in the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, as appointed by the governor on Friday. Luce had served as chief deputy of the Fifth district since 2009 and had been in the office...


Pro-marijuana farm ETZ chairman dropped

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Royce “Pancho” Maples, center, recent chairman of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission, has not been reappointed to the ETZ commission. Maples was one of four ETZ commissioners who voted on May 12 in favor of a zoning change that...


Crews complete first phase of runway update

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The top photo shows the sign in front of Roswell’s airport. Below, a shot of the local airport’s runway. ( Submitted Photos) The main runway at the Roswell International Air Center is in the process of being reconstructed. The initial part of the project...