Outstanding Citizen Award established by city of Roswell

January 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Many Roswell citizens live each day doing things to help others and make the community a better place for everyone. The City of Roswell wants to honor some of those special people, and there is no one better to identify these residents than their fellow citizens. Nominations are now open for Roswell’s inaugural Outstanding Citizen [&hellip...

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Judge denies stay of execution to Alumni Association

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A district court judge recently denied a stay of execution filed in court by the New Mexico Military Institute Alumni Association regarding a ruling that the association transfer funds through a supersedeas bond, or appeal bond, to the New Mexico Military...

Planet Fitness

Roswell welcomes new Planet Fitness

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Management and staff of Roswell’s first Planet Fitness and members of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Red Coats officially open the new facility with a traditional ribbon cutting Wednesday evening. The fitness center is locatated next door to K-Mart in the...

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Local lawmaker explores SOS run

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Nora Espinoza scrambling for signatures Photo: State Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell rejoices at Republican Party headquarters in November 2014 after learning she had won re-election to a fifth two-year term. Espinoza, R-Roswell, is exploring a run...


LocaL music studeNts atteNd aLL-state

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kiley Martinez, teacher at Roswell and Goddard high schools, accompanied three of his orchestra students to the 72nd annual All-State New Mexico Music Festival in Albuquerque. Sophomore Raylene Moore and junior Luis Lujan from Goddard made the All-State...


Prior felon from Artesia pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking, firearms charges

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 33-year-old Artesia man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges under a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Floyd Albert Sherrell was arrested on Sept. 1 on an indictment...

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Dexter’s former police chief charged

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Contreras faces five counts of battery, stalking Photo:Former Dexter police chief Mario Contreras is shown in a screenshot from a cellphone video (Roswell Daily Record Image). Dexter’s former police chief now faces charges of battery and stalking after...


Chávez name endorsed again

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Committee votes 3-1 to name center after civil rights icon Richard Garcia pleads Tuesday afternoon with Roswell’s General Services Committee to name a new recreation center after César Chávez. The committee voted 3-1 Tuesday to move the Chávez naming...


Rash of rack thefts hit local newspaper

January 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Over the span of a week, the Roswell Daily Record has experienced the theft and vandalism of several newspaper rack machines throughout town. “In the last week we’ve had 10 racks come up missing,” RDR Circulation Manager Jim Dishman said Tuesday....

Chavez Debate

Chávez debate rekindles today

January 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Another committee to discuss new Yucca center name Photo: Children play outside Roswell’s Yucca Recreation Center in November. The City Council’s General Services Committee will meet at 4 p.m. today at City Hall to consider naming a new recreation center...

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