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RPD busts Coon

July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Stephanie Coon A Roswell police officer was arrested early Friday morning after police said she drove her personal automobile into a parked vehicle and then refused to comply with either a breathalyzer or blood test for alcohol. Officer Stephanie Coon, who was off duty at the time of the collision, was arrested and charged with [&hellip...

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Some gang members tend to maintain low profiles

July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Part 2 of 3 Gangs can be associated with locations. The Roswell basic gangs include Eastside, Westside, Northside, Southside and CTR (Crazy Town Roswell). “You can only join CRT after going to prison,” said the Chaves County Gang Task Force agent. The...

Empty house burns

July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A vacant house burns out of control at 2403 E. Alameda Ave., near Meadow Brook Road, around 10:30 a.m., Friday. The house, which rests adjacent to a pecan orchard and had been empty for at least 10 years, was allowed to burn under the watchful eyes of...

Only 3 ways to get out of gangs: Death, prison, injury

July 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Part 1 of 3 Gangs are fact of life. The numbers appear intimidating until one views the national average. “We have 250 gangs with 78,000 members statewide. This is compared to 33,000 gangs and 1.4 million members nationwide,” said Tamara Marcantel with...

Splash dunk

July 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kids from the Family Resource & Referral’s After School Program beat the heat with a basketball game in the swimming pool at Cahoon Park, Thursday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

What a glorious Fourth!

July 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fourth of July fireworks erupt in the sky during the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande Recreation Area, Wednesday night. Mark Wilson Photo All across Roswell families and friends gathered to celebrate the birth...

Pioneer Bank employees pay to dunk execs for charity

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Davis Bennett of Pioneer Bank makes a splash in the dunk tank set up to raise proceeds to replace broken air conditioning at the Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Chaunte’l Powell Record Staff Writer Out behind Pioneer Bank on...

‘You are so busted!’

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrest two suspects, male and female, following a traffic stop at 2 a.m., Tuesday, on the corner of Missouri and Alameda. A total of four police cruisers eventually arrived at the scene and spent half an hour searching the suspects and their vehicle...

1776 Happy Birthday to us! 2012

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters finish the job of setting up fireworks, Tuesday, for the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande. This is going to be a great day in the All-America City. Elks Lodge No. 969, 1720 N. Montana, will host a...

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves hits milestone

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In 1972, a bridge between employers and service members was erected when, anticipating the end of the Vietnam War and the draft, the Department of Defense established the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The organization commemorated its 40th...