Woman testifies against ex-husband in murder case

August 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The murder case against a Roswell man charged with ambushing and killing his ex-wife’s boyfriend was bound over to 5th Judicial District Court Wednesday after an hour-long preliminary hearing at which the defendant’s ex-wife provided implicating testimony of her ex-husband’s guilt. Chaves County Magistrate Court Judge K.C. Rogers found sufficient...

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City to update signs, ensure compliance with Open Meetings Act

August 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Bill Moffitt Record Correspondent   The city’s Community Improvement Commission voted Thursday to have the city make minor repairs to the “Welcome to Roswell” sign on North Main Street until funding to redo all of the signs is approved. The sign...


Rotunda loses plaster

August 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A missing piece of plaster, about 5 feet long, fell recently from the 103-year-old rotunda at the Chaves County Courthouse. The missing piece can be seen in the left of this photo. Chaves County Manager Stanton Riggs said the dome was inspected about 10 years...


Pioneer Bank donates school supplies

August 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pioneer Bank donates school supplies to Pecos Elementary School for the second year in a row. From left, Jon Hitchcock, president of Pioneer Bank, Brooke Ocha, Taji Holguin, Nici Austin, teller with Pioneer Bank, and Babara Ryan, teacher at Pecos Elementary....


Pearce calls for Congress to debate censuring Pelosi

August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s monthly meeting of Chaves County Republican Women. Also pictured is Joan Boue, president of the GOP club. Earlier Wednesday, Pearce told the Daily Record he would push for a debate on the House...


Quilt for a good cause

August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Humane Society will be raffling off this quilt on Sept. 20 as a fundraiser for the humane society. The quilt, “Shades of Purple,” was handmade by Jan Hightower and Darlene Dickman. Tickets are available at the Calico Cow Quilt Shop, 311 N....


Advisory board to consider veterans cemetery rules

August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the cemetery advisory board discuss proposed rules for the veterans cemetery during a meeting on Tuesday at South Park Cemetery. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The South Park Cemetery Advisory Board was presented a set of proposed rules for burials...


Council, officials discuss animal control

August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Clerk Sharon Coll discusses the packets she distributed to City Council members during the workshop on the city’s Animal Control Services on Wednesday at City Hall. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council received an update from police...


Love triangle murder defendant in court today

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of two brothers charged with ambushing and mercilessly killing a Roswell man in June is scheduled to have his preliminary hearing this morning in Chaves County Magistrate Court. Steven Lee Lucero, 30, most recently of 701 E. Ninth St. in Roswell, is...


Henson to receive Habitat for Humanity home

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Silvia Henson receives a check for her house that is being built by the Habitat for Humanity. At right is Rick Spragins, chairman of the Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic. At left is Travis Hicks of Desert Sun Motor. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   Silvia Henson...