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 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan are scheduled to be considered by the full City Council Thursday...

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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....


Battered woman joke sullies public hearing

August 10, 2014 • Local News, NewsComments (0)

By Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writer A highly contentious zoning dispute that has already cost Chaves County $30,000 in legal costs turned even uglier last month when a county resident publicly made a crude and highly offensive joke about battered women. The...


Local judge retires, gave hope and purpose to those around him

August 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Friends, family and professional peers gathered Thursday at the Chaves County Courthouse to honor District Court Judge Charles Currier, who retired from the bench on Aug. 2. Currier, longtime community leader, was...


Smokey turns 70

August 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

File Photo by Bill Moffitt A Smokey Bear character waves to visitors at the Smokey Bear Historical Park in his home town of Capitan, 70 miles west of Roswell. Smokey Bear is turning 70 today, but don’t bring any candles to the party, please. As the...