Gonzales: ‘A little touch of love can change a man’s heart’

June 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gonzales   By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer   Johnny Gonzales has spent his life helping others. Gonzales, 64, of Roswell, has his own prison ministry, Prison Door Inc. and has been helping people for more than 35 years. He started his career by going into schools and teaching kids the harmful effects of drugs. [&hellip...

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Film fest draws creative crowd

June 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Roswell Film Festival participants gather in the foyer of Pearson Auditorium Saturday on the campus of New Mexico Military Institute in anticipation of the Red Carpet Gala and Awards ceremony. Below: The Roswell Film Festival awards gala Saturday...


Reception held for ENMU-R retirees

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Retiring renewal energy technology instructor Buddy Brown slices up cake at the reception held by Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell to honor 13 retiring employees. (Jerry Heck Photo)   Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell held a...


No minor party, write-in candidates file for offices

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s official. Britt Snyder may now be called Chaves County sheriff-elect. No candidates filed Thursday as write-in or minor party/independent candidates to challenge Snyder in November’s general election, said Chaves County Clerk Dave Kunko. Thursday was...


Sierra VFD to get new truck for new station

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners have approved taking out a loan from a state agency to purchase a new fire truck for a new fire station under construction for the Sierra Volunteer Fire Department. The commissioners on June 19 approved the $267,003 loan from...


Suspect in aggravated battery arrested

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gonzales   Roswell Police officers arrested Thursday a man in connection with a report of an aggravated battery with a knife. Police responded to the 900 block of W. Albuquerque Avenue, where they found a man who had been attacked. The victim’s name is...


DHS to celebrate 100 years

June 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

All Dexter High School alumni are invited to help Dexter Consolidated School District celebrate 100 years of high school graduates during the Fourth of July weekend. The Class of 1914 was the first class of graduates to earn a New Mexico high school diploma...


Media welcomed to FLETC’s immigrant facility

June 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Barbara Gonzalez, left, ICE press secretary, does an interview Thursday with Josie Ortegon, a reporter with the ABC affiliate in El Paso. Below: Each dorm-like room has four bunk beds, two closets a desk and flat-screen TV. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)...


City discusses prospect of convention center expansion

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell leaders on Thursday discuss a proposal to expand the Roswell Convention, Civic & Visitors Center. The City Council held a workshop Thursday night to explore expanding the convention center and paving a large gravel parking lot near DeBremond...


Lovelace hosts Business After Hours

June 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce hosted a Business After Hours on Thursday at Lovelace Regional Hospital. Dozens of Chamber members and friends turned out to visit and enjoy the evening. (Randal Seyler Photo)...