Director: Planetarium hosted 1,700 during fest

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marcus De Thouars, new director of the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium, center, discusses the number of visitors to the planetarium while Roswell Museum and Art Center Director Michael Hall, left, and Chaves County Tourism Council Chairwoman Judy Stubbs, right, listen in at Monday’s tourism council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The...

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Dead body found in Hagerman canal

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hagerman Police officers are investigating a dead body discovered in a canal on Tuesday morning. A resident out for a morning walk discovered the body of a 69-year-old man in the Hagerman Canal about 100 yards from Allsup’s at about 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday,...

Hilario G. Martinez

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A rosary is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for Hilario G. Martinez, 72, who passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Graveside services will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Ballard...


Water projects top city’s wish list

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council’s Finance Committee on Monday prioritized its list of capital projects for consideration of funding by state and federal lawmakers, with an emphasis on water supply projects. The Finance Committee’s recommendations for the...


Gateway christens new science lab

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Christian School freshmen Blane Hendrix, left, David La Vopa, center, and Lee Uriques give their best science geek poses moments after the ribbon cutting for the school’s new science lab. The ceremony was attended by school officials, parents and...


City to consider updated ordinance

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Lucero, city alarms administrator, discusses the proprosed changes to the city’s alarm ordinance. The police committee approved forwarding the revised ordinance on to the councilors for discussion at Thursday’s city council meeting. (Randal Seyler...


Shelter to expand hours of operation

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police Chief Phil Smith, at right, discusses the city animal control services with the members of the city Police Committee on Monday at City Hall. The animal shelter is in the process of expanding its hours to include weekends. (Randal Seyler Photo)  ...


Locals greet Energy Secretary Moniz prior to meeting in Carlsbad

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A local Carlsbad man, right, greets Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz after Moniz arrived at Carlsbad to talk about the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. (Zach Ponce Photo) By Zach Ponce Carlsbad Current-Argus CARLSBAD — More than a dozen Carlsbad...


Daily Record employee helps police catch crook

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The decisive actions of a Roswell Daily Record employee stopped a car burglary that was in progress in the parking area behind the newspaper. Circulation supervisor Terry Clanton said he was working the mid shift, which starts at 6 p.m., when a fellow...


Weed ordinance enforced

August 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report With the recent rains in the city, Roswell Code Enforcement is asking residents to help control weeds on their property, including along fence lines and in alleys. Citizens also are asked to help identify problem properties in need of attention....