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Parks: City needs forester

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Some of the city’s trees, as seen from the rooftop of the Bank of America building on Fifth and Main streets. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Park officials are imploring the city to reinstate the urban forester position to better manage trees within city limits. Parks Superintendent Ken Smith says [&hellip...

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Red Cross, sign of hope, is always there

September 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. The logo for the American Red Cross is the second most...

NMML holds forum

September 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Underage drinking, infrastructure financing, the judicial roles of governing bodies, the roles of the state land office and capital improvements were all discussed at the governing body forum of the New Mexico Municipal League Conference, Wednesday morning....

‘Daddy’s home!’

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Army Spc. Joshua Hedgecock receives a welcome home kiss from daughter Isabella Joyce Hedgecock, 5, during a party held at Peter Piper Pizza, Wednesday evening. Hedgecock, who just finished his third tour of Iraq, returned home earlier in the day just in time...

RPD arrests Chacon on multiple charges

August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Police arrested Samuel Chacon, 19, on Monday. Chacon allegedly acted as an accomplice to Kris Shuman, 30, in a case of armed robbery and false imprisonment. Shuman has already been detained at the Chaves County Detention Center on charges of armed robbery,...

Family feud sparks courthouse brawl

August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A brawl broke out on the mezzanine at Chaves County 5th District Court at 2 p.m., Monday, after a hearing in juvenile court as two families exited Judge Freddie Romero’s courtroom. According to Sheriff’s Deputy D.R. Treadwall, “some seven or eight...

RISD bond passes in low turnout

August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Katherine Fairbanks votes in the special school district general obligation bond election Tuesday morning at Military Heights Elementary. (Mark Wilson Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Fewer than 10 percent of registered voters turned out for...

CC United Way helps Boys & Girls Club help boys and girls

August 31, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. In a room full of boys and girls ages 5-15, all eyes are on Jaynan...

NMML Crashes in Roswell this week

August 31, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Rita Loy Simmons and other volunteers plant perennials at the entrance to the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday, sprucing up the facility for New Mexico Municipal League Conference. (Mark Wilson Photo) Six hundred people are expected to “Crash in...

ENMU-R opens disc golf course

August 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Vanessa Kahin Record Staff Writer Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell students who want to stay active while they socialize now have a new place to do so. A brand new disc golf course — located on Martin Street between University Blvd. and Gail Harris...