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Landmark demolition

August 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Construction workers began tearing down the old Roswell Wool building off Virginia Avenue around 8:30 a.m., Tuesday. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) [/auth...

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25 United Way’s magic number

August 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Twenty-five just may be the magic number for this year’s United Way of Chaves County’s fundraising efforts. That is the percentage increase that this year’s goal is from last year’s campaign. This increase is not all about breaking one’s...

Gov taps Solis for Standards Commission

August 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis expressed his pride at his appointment to New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission. “It’s humbling and an honor to be appointed. It’s a very important commission. … I will do the best that I can.” Solis...

OSHA investigates city trench

August 24, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau is investigating the city of Roswell to determine if a trench that was recently dug inside city limits violated any state or federal safety regulations. The investigation was launched Aug. 15, after an...

ENMU-R plane is finally unveiled

August 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Aviation Maintenance Technology students check out their newly painted Boeing 727-100 during a ceremony with school officials and Dean Baldwin Painting employees, Monday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record...

RPD seeks info on robbery

August 23, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Adam Cruz Roswell Police Department is seeking assistance from the public for information on an armed robbery that took place on Aug. 18, 2011, at Allsup’s, 520 E. Second St. Police responded to a silent alarm from Allsup’s around 11 p.m. A 911 call came...

Final pre-trial held for Madsen

August 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer The final pre-trial hearing was held in the State of New Mexico v. Jeannie Madsen, Monday afternoon. Magistrate Judge Martha M. Proctor presided from Carrizozo while State’s appointed special prosecutor Scot Key called in...

Man, 23, arrested in fatal shooting, Saturday

August 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Mario Montoya Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer The man shot on the 800 block of East Albuquerque Street, around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, died at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, before he could be flown out to a regional hospital. The victim originally named...

County relaxes courthouse visitors dress code

August 21, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon announced Friday he is relaxing the austere dress code imposed by judges at the Chaves County Courthouse after county commissioners on Thursday received another complaint regarding a...

Juried Art Show in progress at RMAC

August 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Tasia Ramage’s “Figurative Tea Pot, Cups & Tray” is one of the many art works on display in the 28th annual Roswell Fine Arts League Juried Art Show and Competition at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico’s distinct...