Reintroducing vets to community

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

American Legion Post No. 28 held an open house for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Following the open house, Homegrown Boyz from Ruidoso performed for a dance. Post Commander Jimmy Montoya said there was an “awesome” turnout that included members of the Roswell City Commission and a group who had traveled [&hellip...

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Two injured Saturday in drive-by shooting

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police are seeking a man who is believed to have injured two other men in a drive-by shooting Saturday while the two victims were in front of one of their homes. Police were called to the scene in the 1400 block of West Tilden Street at 1:08 p.m.,...


Food Truck Throwdown planned for Nov. 8; Toddzilla’s to be featured on Food Channel

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chef Todd Alexander, center background, looks out of the food truck, while the crew from the Food Channel prepare to film a segment of “Pizza Masters” featuring the Roswell-based Chef Toddzilla’s Mobile Cuisine on Thursday. (Rey Berrones Photo)  ...


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....


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....