Getting dirty

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps Center instructor Ralph Cobos, center, who teaches facilities maintenance, supervises students Nathan Virden, left, and Jonah Flores on Monday at SOY Mariachi, where the Job Corps students are renovating the bathrooms for the facility. Director Bobby Villegas said SOY Mariachi often rents out its building to raise revenue for the...

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Celebrating veterans

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Christina Jimenez Herrera, Bobby Villegas and Blacita Herrera. (Max Scally Photo)   At 93 years young, Les McPherson is said to be the oldest veteran in Chaves County. (Max Scally Photo)...


Commission candidates queried on issues

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This composite photo shows Chaves County Commissioner for District 1 James Duffey, left, and his Democratic challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. during their separate interviews with the Roswell Daily Record editorial board on Wednesday. (Daily Record photo)   In...


Decorate your bra for a good cause

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Imagine That! Scrapbooks & Gifts in Roswell is inviting women to decorate their bras for a cause in support of breast cancer awareness and research. The fundraiser is called “Bling a Bra for Breast Cancer.” Here’s how it works. Drop off (or mail)...


NMMI celebrates, welcomes alumni

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI leaders and special guests watch the parade. (Shawn Naranjo Photos)   A drum major salutes the colors during New Mexico Military Institute’s Homecoming celebration, Saturday.   Institute cadets perform the Change of Flame Guard ceremony....


Jazz Festival events educate, entertain

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jazz on the patio: Dan Borton, tenor saxophone, and John Cocuzzi, piano, perform “So What?” by Miles Davis Saturday on the patio of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. They were accompanied by Kerry Lewis on bass and Dennis Mackrel on drums, pictured at...


Former D.C. official Seskey home to help

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell volunteer Peggy Seskey relaxes at home with one of her teacup poodles during a break in her busy retirement schedule. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   What could possibly connect the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency with Roswell’s annual Fiddle and...


Council bids farewell to fire chief, city manager; Councilors also approve liquor license for Buffalo Wild Wings

October 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire Chief Chad Hamill, who retires from the Roswell Fire Department in November, is congratulated by the City Council on Thursday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   City Councilors got the opportunity to say goodbye to two longtime city officials on Thursday....


Trial date set for former PR boss

October 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

A 2015 trial date for a drunken driving charge has been set for Roswell’s former public relations and marketing director. Renee L. Roach is scheduled for a jury trial Feb. 19 before Chaves County Magistrate Judge John Halvorson. Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers...


Dueling vibes

October 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Their intense facial expressions may make them appear to be dueling but vibraphonists John Cocuzzi, left, and Chuck Redd were in perfect harmony Friday in front of the Chaves County Courthouse as they performed with other jazz musicians in a free...