Power to the pumpkins

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Daily Record staff judged a pumpkin carving contest by local young people, including one 4-year-old Dracula. Taking first place for youth 10 and under is Sammy Ogas with his mother Maria. Sammy submitted a pumpkin decorated with Hershey’s Kisses. Sammy’s older brother, Joseph, 18, took first place for kids older than 10. His [&hellip...

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Espinoza spreads campaign wealth, challenger Mastin reimburses himself

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

When a local candidate donates thousands of dollars of campaign funds to a statewide candidate in the closing days of a race, that’s usually a sign of Election Day confidence. When a local candidate also donates campaign funds to a local junior livestock...


Students say no to drugs

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sunset Elementary students marched Thursday and pledged to say no to drugs. Each year, during national Red Ribbon Week, the Chaves County DWI Prevention Program, several law agencies and other organizations come together with school districts county-wide to...


Fate of Arnett voter registration fraud allegations still unknown; No answer from Secretary of State’s office despite 5 months of phone calls, emails

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family members of Bobby Arnett, who ran for District 1 magistrate judge in the June primary and lost to K.C. Rogers, used this business address to register to vote although all three live in District 2. It is a felony in New Mexico to put false information on...


DST ends Sunday

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

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Municipal Judge Larry Loy to retire

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Municipal Court Judge Larry Loy submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday, according to a news release from Mayor Dennis Kintigh. Loy will retire as of Dec. 31. “I wish to thank Judge Loy for his decades of service to the city of Roswell in numerous...


Hitchhikers Beware!

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Grim Reaper watches for customers at 700 N. Lea Ave., Friday, as part of the decorations put out by Dave Berke, formerly of Chino Hills of Los Angeles. A Roswell resident for three years this is the second year that Berke has used the decoration. “I saw...


On the campaign trail

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commission Democrat candidate Eloy Ortega Jr. campaigns with his horse Quince at the corner of 2nd and Main streets in Roswell Friday afternoon. “I’m just having a little bit of fun to get some attention,” Ortega said. Also...


Hundreds ticketed in enforcement effort

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police conducted hundreds of commercial vehicle inspections and issued hundreds of tickets last week in an enforcement project in southern New Mexico. State police and officers from the Motor Transportation Police Division of the New Mexico Department of...


Witch way does it go?

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A young witch tries her magic power of pumpkin bowling for toilet paper at Wednesday’s Fall Festival, held at the First Church of the Nazarene in Roswell. Dozens of little goblins and their parents came out in costume for candy, games, food and hay...