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‘Ultimate’ Pi Day comes once every 100 years

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first 30 digits of pi (π), which goes on for infinity.    Washington Avenue Elementary School celebrated Ultimate Pi Day on Saturday. It’s the only time in 100 years when the date and time form the first 10 digits of the numeral pi, 3/14/15 9:26:53 a.m. Pi (π) is also the 16th letter of the [&hellip...

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Scam callers claim to be cops

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several Roswell residents received phone calls Monday that featured the caller presenting a familiar phone-scam story, but with a new wrinkle. The caller — who in each case had a heavy foreign accent — told his intended victims the IRS had a warrant out...

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Peek back in action

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School auto mechanics teacher David Peek is all smiles Monday on his first day back to work since he was involved in a hit-and-run incident in December. “It’s been great to be back,” Peek said. A benefit show, featuring musician Robin...

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Chaves County DWI arrests — March 13-15

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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ILEA-Roswell to become top cop shop

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell General Manager Frank Taylor talk at the facility’s Wall of Honor in July 2014 when Heinrich toured the academy. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The International Law...

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Military aviators take off to next stage

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Ensign A.J. Clark, left, and Lt. Joshua Pritt take a high step on one of the T6BII Texan training planes at Friday’s sendoff ceremony. Below: Lt. Col. Pete Blades and Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh chat Friday in front of one of the 25 T6BII Texan...

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The Space Foundation selects Bohlin as teacher liaison

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Peggy Bohlin’s passion for space continues to be ignited by the Space Foundation. (Katy Ross Photo)   By Katy Ross Record Correspondent Margaret “Peggy” Bohlin, a teacher for the Roswell Independent School District, has been chosen to be a part of...

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Police release name of motorcyclist killed in Friday’s collision

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police have released the name of a motorcyclist who was killed Friday in a violent crash at North Main and 19th streets. Anthony Murillo, 31, of Roswell, died in a collision with an automobile around 3:05 p.m. He was not wearing a helmet, said Todd...

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IRS warns to choose tax professionals carefully

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The...

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March of honor

March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The color guard brings the American, state of New Mexico and New Mexico Military Institute flags to front and center during a Formation of Troops parade on Saturday at NMMI.  The Institute’s marching band also participated in the ceremony, per military...