Roswell Association of Realtors congratulates 2013’s top producers

March 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Front row, left to right: Larry Fresquez, Jen Gallagher, Starla Nunez, Cherri Snyder and Ruth Wise. Row 2: Betty Miles, Melodi Salas, Diana Bergman, Joyce Barger, Lana Reese, Yolanda Archuleta, Lety Lopez, Dean Day, Paula Grieves and Gen Outland. Row 3: James Dodson, Shirley Childress, Roberta Hayes, Cheryle Pattison, Leo Armstrong, Cyloma Durham-Waggoner,...

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Masked merry-makers

March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Masked revelers (from left, Jim Cassidy, Christina Little, Anita Torrez, Carolyn Arias, Albert Torrez and Anisa Schomburg) party during the All Saints Catholic School’s 20th annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Dance at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday....


Officials: Fines ignored, unpaid

March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council candidate for Ward 2, Caleb Grant spoke at the Federated Republican Women of Chaves County public forum held on Feb. 19. He revealed that there are nearly $1.2 million in fines outstanding from Municipal Court. Grant told the Daily Record: “The...


Fouratt recalls roots in Roswell

March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fouratt Newly appointed secretary for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Gregory J. Fouratt could be viewed as a native son of Roswell. His family came to Roswell in 1967 and 1969 to live when his father served in the Vietnam. The family moved here...


Drone program operators discuss public surveillance, safety concerns

February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Captain Russell Peck, CEO of Strategic Aerospace International Ltd., holds a press conference to announce the opening of unmanned aerial vehicle training at MISTIC, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Operators for a new program that will train pilots to operate...


Healing art

February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young artists and their families check out the winning entries of the Healing Art Contest at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Thursday. The contest, sponsored by the museum and Salvation Army, was open to all Roswell students aged 7 and older. Twenty...


Officials: No plans for radiation testing in county

February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials with the contractor that runs the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant say no plans are in place to test Chaves County for radiation following a Feb. 14 incident in which radioactive material was released within the facility. “There have been no tests...


Early voting ends with good turnout

February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 1,500 voters cast ballots at the close of early voting Friday in this year’s municipal elections. City Clerk Sharon Coll said her goal was to get at least 1,500 voters through the new Voting Convenience Center system at City Hall during early...


Health department proposes new rules for medicinal pot

February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Medical cannabis users in New Mexico are inhaling more of the stuff than suppliers can grow, according to a survey performed by the state health department. As a result, the department proposes to increase the supply limit and add more nonprofit producers to...


Exposed employees will undergo further testing

February 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe Franco, manager of the U.S. Department of Energy Carlsbad field office, discusses radiation contamination at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad on Thursday. Thirteen employees were reportedly exposed to radiation during a Feb. 14 incident....