Lincoln Fire burns 100 acres in Dexter

December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire crews set up off East Darby Road in Dexter as the Lincoln Fire burns through marshlands on its way to the Pecos River Monday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A large grass fire burned through wet marshland off East Darby Road in Dexter Monday for more than three hours after crews from six departments steered it [&hellip...

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Snyder becomes SO chief deputy

December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon promoted Lt. Britt Snyder to the position of chief deputy. The appointment took effect on Sunday. Snyder replaces former Chief Deputy Pat Jennings who retired in November. “It’s an appointed position. He (Snyder) has got big...


Chaves County Sheriff’s Office investigates homicide

December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The scene of a homicide being investigated by the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office spent Monday investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1500 block of South Eisenhower Road. Sheriff’s...


City to discuss funding vets cemetery tonight

December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City councilors will hold a special meeting today to discuss funding water and electrical work to get a veterans cemetery off the ground at South Park Cemetery. The meeting, to be held at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, is open to the public. Councilors will decide...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Joseph Greg Lucero

December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joseph Greg Lucero, 37, is wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred on Wednesday in the 2900 block of South Emerald Drive. Lucero is a convicted felon and considered armed and dangerous. He is described as being 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weight 180...


Market brings the world to Roswell

December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amy Vogelsang Photo A fashion show took place while people rummaged through an ecclectic mix of merchandise from India, Africa and Nepal at the World Market Saturday. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer As “Jai Ho” — a Hindi song made popular by the film...


Mica the border collie follows her nose to a career in search and rescue

December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy photo Mica searches for items with human scent in a pile of rubble off Chickasaw Road in Hagerman. Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer “Go search.” Mica wanders the living room, sticking her nose into corners and sniffing. She lies down next to a...


Wounded warriors get hero’s welcome

December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Photo U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kurt Mason hugs a member of the Southeast New Mexico Patriot Guard Riders at Roswell International Air Center, Saturday. Mason and veteran Kenneth Kaighn are headed to Alto for an elk hunt, sponsored by Base...


Hanukkah: a small light can banish a lot of darkness

December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer The following is the first part of a three-part series: The History of Holiday Traditions. In her window stands a menorah, a candelabrum of sorts also called a hanukkiyah. Eight candles burn brightly through the curtains,...


Roswell welcomes Santa

November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa Claus arrives at the Roswell Mall with the assistance of the American Legion Riders, Friday morning, officially kicking off the Christmas season.(Mark Wilson Photo) ...