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C of C unveils new sign

February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce unveiled its new digital sign Tuesday, celebrating the culmination of a year-long project that was supported through contributions from Xcel Energy, Hike It and Spike It, Roswell Livestock & Farm Supply, Pioneer Bank and Roswell Regional Hospital. Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, executive director, said the chamber had wanted to...

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Shriners, IHOP flip for kids

February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cooks prepare stacks of pancakes during the IHOP National Pancake Day Celebration at IHOP, Tuesday morning, to help support Shriners Hospitals for Children.Mark Wilson Photo Waiter, waiter, will the pancakes be long? No, sir. Round. Roswell Shriners held its...

‘You gotta have heart’; ask anyone

February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Anthony Alonzo and fellow third-graders from Washington Avenue Elementary listen to their hearts while visiting the AmeriHeart, a walk-through interactive heart exhibit on display at the Roswell Civic Center, Tuesday.Mark Wilson Photo Arguably the largest...

GEAR UP program up and running

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Selma Brown and her son Nikk, 13, look over pamphlets to learn more about the GEAR UP, a program available to sixth and seventh graders, at an event for area middle school students at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Monday evening. (Julia Bergman...

Longtime Dexter Councilor Caffall seeking re-election

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Norman Caffall Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Dexter councilor Norman Caffall, who has served for around 20 years on the town’s council, says he’s seeking re-election for his council seat during the valley elections in March. Dexter has two four-year...

Campaign contributions spent for race

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer In four out of the five contested races for city positions, challengers have outspent their incumbent counterparts in campaign expenditures, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Councilor Steve Henderson is the...

Councilor files complaint to PRC about cellphone provider

February 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer The problem allegedly began around the end of November. Those with cell- phone service through Sprint started to notice their phones weren’t working properly, according to City Councilor and Minister of Music, Youth,...

Soup ’n Bowl: Goodly crowd, yummy soup

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the Soup ’n Bowl Benefit Auction for the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation admire bowls on display, Saturday, at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. (Mark Wilson Photo) Local artists held a BYOB event at the Anderson Museum of...

County Extension Service holds Novice Day Camp

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Allyssa Fox, 5, checks out one of the many science experiments during the “Lights, Camera, 4-H” Novice Day Camp held at Christ’s Church, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Sock puppet, anyone? New Mexico State University’s Chaves County Cooperative...

City to vote on tax increase March 6

February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Despite holding the fifth-highest population in New Mexico, Roswell currently ranks ninth among the state’s 10 largest cities in the amount of revenue generated, per capita, from the city’s gross receipts tax, according to information collected from the...