Final Weekend for ENMU-Roswell’s Spring Musical

April 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-Roswell’s Theater Department will present the spring musical production, “Spectacular Spectacular,” this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “Spectacular Spectacular” is a Broadway revue featuring a variety of spellbinding songs and scenes that have become crowd favorites throughout the history of musical theatre. “Legally Blonde,” “Once,”...

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ENMU-R Foundation honors AerSale, Armstrongs

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert and Sara Armstrong, special guests at the 13th annual ENMU-Roswell Foundation Banquet held at the Roswell Convention Center, received the President’s Distinguished Service Award Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)   Timothy P. Howsare Record Editor...


Two wrecks in two days

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the second time in two days, a two-vehicle crash occurred within walking distance of the newspaper office. The Roswell Police Department responded to this collision between a Chevrolet pickup and Toyota Yaris at 23rd Street and North Grand Avenue around...


Family, friends raising funds for shooting victim

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An account has been set up to help with the funeral costs of a 22-year-old Roswell man who was shot to death last week. Joseph “Jojo” Sanchez, 22, of Roswell, was fatally shot on the 5800 block of South Main Street at about 2:24 p.m. on Thursday. His...


Jennings recalls contributions by Harris to community, education

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lawrence C. “Larry” Harris   Timothy P. Howsare Record Editor It wasn’t until he began serving in the New Mexico State Senate in 1978 that Tim Jennings began hearing stories about Lawrence C. “Larry” Harris, a longtime Roswell businessman and...


Smith passionate about wrestling, community

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith discusses his career in law enforcement and his wrestling coaching experiences during Tuesday’s meeting of the Roswell Kiwanis Club. (Randal Seyler Photo) Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith is a third-generation police officer,...


Pearce meets with local leaders

April 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Congressman Steve Pearce met Tuesday with a delegation of local business people and leaders from Chaves and Eddy counties, Roswell and Artesia. Pearce had the opportunity to hear the group’s concerns about the recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s...



April 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A weekend of strong winds, some clocked at 69 mph, took its toll on numerous trees around Roswell. This tree, on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Seventh Street, was chopped up and ready to be taken away by Monday afternoon. (Randal Seyler Photo)...


RPD seeking armed robbery suspect

April 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Garcia The Roswell Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday. The robbery took place on the 1800 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue. A man, later identified...


Carlsbad man killed when struck by SUV

April 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Carlsbad man died Friday when he was struck by an SUV on U.S. 285, according to a New Mexico State Police report. Officers responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle at about 8:30 p.m. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 285, near...