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Marine Corps veteran on a 3,600-mile run passes through town

February 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brendan O’Toole, on a 3,600 mile cross-country run from Oceanside, Calif., to Portland, Maine, enters Roswell, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Brendan O’Toole has never liked running. He’s never competed in a marathon or a race and he could never understand why people competed on track and field or cross-country teams in high school. However, since...

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Relief Route gets new signage

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Employees of San Bar Construction out of Albuquerque install new signage north of town along the Relief Route at the junction of 70 and 380, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photos) [/auth...

Area veterans learn of services and opportunities at conference

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Representatives from various local, state and national agencies offered area veterans information about available services and opportunities Wednesday during a veteran outreach event at Roswell Convention Center. Organizer Greg Neal said there are a lot of...

Game & Fish talks chicken

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local lawmakers and representatives of state and federal agencies heard a proposed management plan for the conservation of the lesser prairie chicken Wednesday at the Game and Fish Department. In December, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service initiated the...

Hard row to hose

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rookie firefighters perform pump drills, Tuesday morning, while making final preparations for their Thursday graduation. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Jury convicts Gregory Hobbs of voluntary manslaughter

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury convicted Gregory Hobbs, 22, of voluntary manslaughter Thursday after three days of testimony. The charges stemmed from the slaying of Ruben “Hammer” Archuleta Sr. and Ruben Archuleta Jr. on the night of June 15, 2012, that occurred in the 300...

House committee tables same-sex marriage resolution

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The House Consumer and Public Affairs voted Tuesday 3-2 to table a joint resolution to allow voters to decide whether to amend Article 20 of the state’s constitution to define marriage as “the union of one man and one woman.” Rep. Nora Espinoza,...

Voters reapprove RISD mill levy

February 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters re-approved Tuesday the 2 mill tax levy of the Roswell Independent School District that provides funding for maintaining buildings during the school district election. According to unofficial election results, the mill levy received 986 votes in favor...

Weston wins contest

February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daily Record Publisher Charles Fischer, right, presents Susan Weston with $100 and a copy of the New Mexico Centennial book after she won the Record’s Super Sunday Prediction Contest. Weston, a Green Bay Packers fan, correctly predicted that Baltimore would...

Man dies in RPD custody

February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department reported an in-custody death that occurred early Monday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block South Union Avenue around 2 a.m. following a call reporting a disorderly subject. According to RPD spokeswoman Sabrina...