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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 Pecos Elementary came together Thursday to sing and dance in tribute to the legendary rock band, The...

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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...

Education reform in spotlight

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Education, the largest recipient of the $5.6 billion state budget, which passed the House Wednesday, took center stage at a House Labor and Human Re-sources Committee meeting Thursday. Two proposals for education reform, featuring distinct approaches, were...

UFO to get half

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three events, which place Roswell in the limelight and attracts tourists statewide, nationally and even worldwide, were approved for Lodger’s Tax funding by the City Council in its regular business meeting Thursday evening. The UFO Festival, which will take...

Muni election forum Feb. 20

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Before making a final decision March 6, voters will have the opportunity to educate themselves on the candidates running in the municipal election. The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is holding a candidate forum at First Baptist Church, 500 N....

Loan offer came to victim’s cellphone

February 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Officer Joe Smith wanted to warn the public about the most recent scam. He clarified that the Payday-Loan offer reported in Thursday’s Police Blotter came as text message to the woman’s cellphone. “There are a lot of Internet scams, but...

Pardon our dust

February 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction workers continue the process of remodeling the Allsup’s convenience store at 2501 N. Main, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Krumland to build Nissan dealership

February 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tom Krumland, left, of Krumland Auto Group, leads in groundbreaking ceremonies for the fourth Krumland dealership, Roswell Nissan, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Krumland Auto Group held its groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for Roswell Nissan, a...

Staab home on leave

February 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Marine Corps Sgt. Jarrod Staab. (Courtesy Photo) He was away from his friends, family and wife for a year — and although he’s safely back home, for this local Marine, the mission is not quite accomplished. On Jan. 11, 2011, Sgt. Jarrod Staab, now 26,...