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High Risk program deadline March 1

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Friday, March 1 is the last day uninsured New Mexicans with pre-existing medical conditions will be able to submit an application for the Federal High Risk Pool. Since 2010, the program has provided access to health insurance to those with pre-existing conditions who have been without insurance for at least six months. On Saturday, March [&hellip...

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Pecos murals allow students to make lasting impression

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pecos Elementary fifth-graders Sebastian Carrillo, James Leiva, Tony Payan and Fabian Hernandez painted tiles Tuesday that will become part of the mosaic for a boys’ bathroom at the school. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Fifth-grade students of Pecos Elementary...

Headdress stolen from local store

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Lakota-style headdress stolen from White Mattress Company appeared in the Record’s Business Review in May 2012. (Bill Flynt Photo) Suspects stole a Lakota-style headdress Thursday afternoon from the White Mattress Company, 1010 S. Main St., in a...

Ezzell receives agriculture award

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, received Wednesday the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau’s Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award. Coming from a rural district and having spent her life working in agriculture, Ezzell said in a statement “there...

Fire destroys home off Pine Lodge Rd

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters put out a blaze that totally destroyed a residence at 70 Mescal, northwest of Roswell off of Pine Lodge, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photos) [/auth...

Jose Zavala measures life according to accomplishment of goals

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jose Zavala (Jessica Palmer Photo) If someone had to pick a single word to describe Jose Zavala, it would be hardworking. Although Roswell-born, Zavala’s family went to live in Uriangato, Guana Juato, Mexico. He got his first job delivering bread for local...

Film shot in Roswell opens March 1

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell-based production company will premier “Camp” March 1 at the Galaxy 8 — a heartwarming film that the local writer hopes will inspire and capture the hearts of movie goers. The faith-based drama, inspired by true stories, highlights the...

House passes HB 73

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico House of Representatives recently voted 61-0 to pass a bill that would expand the Convention Center Financing Act to include all municipalities. HB 73, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Gonzales, D-Taos, would remove the stipulation of the act that only...

Valley Meat Co. files lawsuit

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

For more than a year, local slaughterhouse Valley Meat Co. has had an application pending with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service to begin slaughtering horses for human consumption. Owner Rick De Los Santos recently filed a...

County resolution addresses oil, gas

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday a resolution to endorse state legislation that would clarify that the state, not local governments, has the authority to regulate the oil and gas industry in New Mexico. According to the resolution,...