Resident asks police committee to consider review board on Monday

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man wants the city to consider instituting civilian oversight of the police department. Resident Mike Clark asked the police committee on Monday to consider opening a discussion about establishing a review board for police policies and training. “Nationwide there is a trend toward the militarization of police, and there seems to be a [&hellip...

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Governor chooses Kirksey for Fifth Judicial District Court

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kirksey   Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment of Lee Ann Kirksey of Hobbs to the Fifth Judicial District Court on Friday. Kirksey’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Laura Castillo. Kirksey has more than 15 years of...


Getting dirty

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps Center instructor Ralph Cobos, center, who teaches facilities maintenance, supervises students Nathan Virden, left, and Jonah Flores on Monday at SOY Mariachi, where the Job Corps students are renovating the bathrooms for the facility....


Celebrating veterans

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Christina Jimenez Herrera, Bobby Villegas and Blacita Herrera. (Max Scally Photo)   At 93 years young, Les McPherson is said to be the oldest veteran in Chaves County. (Max Scally Photo)...


Commission candidates queried on issues

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This composite photo shows Chaves County Commissioner for District 1 James Duffey, left, and his Democratic challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. during their separate interviews with the Roswell Daily Record editorial board on Wednesday. (Daily Record photo)   In...


Decorate your bra for a good cause

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Imagine That! Scrapbooks & Gifts in Roswell is inviting women to decorate their bras for a cause in support of breast cancer awareness and research. The fundraiser is called “Bling a Bra for Breast Cancer.” Here’s how it works. Drop off (or mail)...


NMMI celebrates, welcomes alumni

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI leaders and special guests watch the parade. (Shawn Naranjo Photos)   A drum major salutes the colors during New Mexico Military Institute’s Homecoming celebration, Saturday.   Institute cadets perform the Change of Flame Guard ceremony....


Jazz Festival events educate, entertain

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jazz on the patio: Dan Borton, tenor saxophone, and John Cocuzzi, piano, perform “So What?” by Miles Davis Saturday on the patio of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. They were accompanied by Kerry Lewis on bass and Dennis Mackrel on drums, pictured at...


Former D.C. official Seskey home to help

October 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell volunteer Peggy Seskey relaxes at home with one of her teacup poodles during a break in her busy retirement schedule. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   What could possibly connect the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency with Roswell’s annual Fiddle and...


Council bids farewell to fire chief, city manager; Councilors also approve liquor license for Buffalo Wild Wings

October 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire Chief Chad Hamill, who retires from the Roswell Fire Department in November, is congratulated by the City Council on Thursday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   City Councilors got the opportunity to say goodbye to two longtime city officials on Thursday....