Meet the Foltses: First same-sex couple to receive a marriage license from county gives interview with the Record

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Curtis and Phillip Folts, who were married Friday morning in Roswell, show off their marriage certificate following the ceremony. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chaves County Clerk’s Office gave out marriage licenses to gay couples for the first time in the county’s history Friday, following the New Mexico Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that affirmed the...

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County DWI program makes PSA with hometown stars

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gerina Mendoza-Piller films a series of public service announcements at Goddard High School, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) She’s a professional golfer. They’re a professional film crew. All are Goddard High School graduates and they came together with the...


Body identified; Romero a person of interest

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Romero The Roswell Police Department reported that it received confirmation from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body that was found in a shallow grave in the 200 block of East 12th Street on Wednesday. OMI was able...


Vet cemetery dedication Dec. 30

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Gene Balderston, Gene Peterson, Ron McKay and Harry McGraw observe the ongoing progress of the development of the Roswell Veterans Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. A dedication for the cemetery will be held Dec. 30. at 10:30 a.m. Donations can be made...


Addition to RISD graduation policy would expand leniency for students

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education conducted a first reading of an addition to the district’s high school graduation policy during a special meeting Friday. The proposed addition outlines the means through which a student who fails...


Tips to help ensure a safe holiday season

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since October, there have been a total of 149 forced-entry and non-forced-entry burglaries reported to the Roswell Police Department, including 50 vehicle burglaries. Becoming a victim of crime puts a damper on anyone’s holidays. A number of measures can be...


Police find body in shallow grave

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The pink flags and orange tape mark the spot where the police found a badly decomposed body of a young man near the railroad tracks on 12th Steet. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department found the body of a man in a shallow grave located in the...


DFD embraces season, helps families

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dexter Fire Department played Santa Thursday evening, taking, from left to right, Pedro Salcido, his sister Raina, and Katelyn Johnson Christmas shopping at WalMart, transporting the children in first responder vehicles from their homes in Midway to...



December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa Claus has his beard pulled while visiting Del Norte Elementary after being delivered to the school via a TriState CareFlght helicopter, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Council extends zoning options to East Second St.

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to extend special zoning options to property owners on East Second Street. Amendments to Planning and Zoning Ordinance 10-02 also included the removal of language pertaining to marijuana...