MENU

State sends antelope to Mexico in exchange for sheep

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jason Kline with captured pronghorn antelope. The animals will receive veterinary care before they are transported to other areas. This pronghorn will probably be sent to Mexico as part of an exchange program to help establish a new herd. (Courtesy Photo) Southeast Area Operations Division of New Mexico Game and Fish successfully trapped eight pronghorn...

Read More

Sheriff Rob Coon recalls horror of 1980 Santa Fe Prison riot

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Feb. 2 marked the anniversary of the Santa Fe Prison riot. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon is one of two New Mexico State Police officers who participated in quelling the riots who are still working in law enforcement. He was based out of Alamogordo at the...

Lovato Memorial Golf Tournament set for March 17

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An upcoming golf tournament will help a memorial scholarship acquire what it needs most — the funds necessary to help future emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The AMR-Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the New...

Roadwork begins Monday

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A section of Sycamore Avenue between Second and Eighth streets will be temporarily closed for roadwork, starting Monday. The city of Roswell will be doing pavement rehabilitation work on the section of Sycamore Avenue. The project, scheduled to take about two...

RPD hosts meth lab training program

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of area law enforcement agencies perform exercises involving a mock meth lab, Friday, at an empty house located at 1207 E. Alameda St. (Mark Wilson Photo ) The Roswell Police Department hosted a training program for law enforcement and emergency...

Kintigh’s bill passes House, 61–0

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A legislative measure co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, that would develop a unified systematic approach to address the state’s behavioral health needs, passed the House 61-0 Thursday, and is headed to the Senate Rules Committee. House Joint...

Garrison: The most important moments in life exist in the present

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ann Garrison does yoga at her home, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) What do economics, horseback riding and yoga have in common? Ann Garrison, who has been teaching yoga in Roswell since 2001, believes the answer might surprise you. “The kind of yoga I do is...

Pecos goes all ’60s; yeah, yeah, yeah

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pecos Elementary students, more than 100 strong, perform during the National Dance Institute of New Mexico presentation of “Come Together – A Celebration of The Beatles,” Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students and teachers of...

Johnny Dobb, ‘alien’ Make-A-Wish visitor, ‘sunny, fun, brave’

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Dobb, Roswell ‘alien’ visitor. (Courtesy Photo) The Roswell Daily Record received an update this week from the mother of Johnny Dobb, a Michigan boy with brain cancer who spent his ninth birthday visiting all the space creatures of Roswell in...

Dyer wins Scion XD

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For a man who claims he’s never won anything before, the first time proved to make up for a lifetime’s lack of fortune. Vernon Dyer is the proud — and astonished — winner of a limited edition 2012 Scion XD, which was raffled off during the Baby Boomer...