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House fire suspected as arson

February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, the Roswell Fire Department was called to a three alarm fire at 2202 S. Washington Ave. “We had three fire stations, a fire safety officer and a battalion chief called out,” said Acting Fire Chief Chad Hamill. Visibility was poor. “There was a lot of smoke and we had no idea [&hellip...

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NMMI to receive funds from gas lease sale

February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell, right, and Carl Hansen of the New Mexico Military Institute, hold a news conference at the Roswell Daily Record, Tuesday, to announce the presentation of more than $884,000 to the school from money generated from...

Cheerleaders place top five at American Championships

February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of Team Storm pose with their National Championship plaque in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 5. The team captured first place in the American Championships. (Courtesy Photo.) Three cheerleading teams from Premier Athletics placed in the top five at the American...

NMDWS wrapping virtual job fair

February 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is wrapping up its first Tri-County Virtual Job Fair, which has been connecting job seekers with employers in Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties since Feb. 15. The job fair, free to register, is in response to...

L.R.A.A. holds candidate forum

February 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Jeanine Corn-Best and incumbent councilor Judy Stubbs, who are both running for the Ward III council seat, answer questions at the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association candidate forum Monday evening.(Julia Bergman photo) Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer...

So many to choose from!

February 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2012 Soup N’ Bowl event will be held this Saturday at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. Tickets cost $25 and benefit the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation. One thousand bowls and over...

Jennings, running for Hagerman council seat

February 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dan Jennings Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Dan Jennings, who works at Hagerman Schools and the Roswell Correctional Center, says he is running for a Hagerman council seat during the valley elections in March. In Hagerman, two council seats are slated to...

Roswell's Most Wanted

February 21, 2012 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

Xavier Barela, 35, has had a bench warrant issued by 5th District Court for failure to appear on charges of robbery and armed robbery. He is also wanted on charges of receiving stolen property. Barela is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weight 190 pounds, with brown...

Explorers program open to students interested in law enforcement

February 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department hopes to encourage more people to join its Explorers Club. Members pictured here are learning CPR. After practical training each will take a written exam and if they pass will receive First Aid and CPR certification.(Jessica...

Gateway celebrates 30 years

February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Christian students Hannah Barone, Kaylee Stephens and Savanna Fox check out auction items during the 30th Gateway Christian School Anniversary Gala Dinner & Auction, Friday evening, at the Roswell Civic Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Gateway...