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Free T-Day feast at Sale Barn Café begins at 11

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The Sale Barn Café will hold a free turkey feast starting at 11 a.m. today. The Sale Barn is sandwiched away inside the Roswell Livestock Auction Barn, 900 N. Garden Ave. The cafe is owned by Valerie and Raymundo Sanchez. The free dinner is their way of giving thanks. “We’ve always wanted our own business, [&hellip...

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Courts establish PVACD to conserve Roswell-Artesian Basin

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Beyond the river that winds to the east, Roswell has the façade of a stereotypical desert. But don’t be deceived by the dry dearth and parched flora. A visit to its subterranean shows a wetter world. The Pecos River, with headwaters in northern New...

Martinez taps Gardner for CoS

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Governor-elect Susana Martinez announced Wednesday that a Roswell state lawmaker will head her executive leadership team. House Minority Whip Keith Gardner, R-Roswell, was named Martinez’s chief of staff in a news release late in the day. Gardner...

Holiday display

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

David Garcia puts the finishing touches to the Roswell Mall Christmas display Tuesday morning, readying for Santa’s arrival on Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Water in the desert a perpetual problem

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

When completely full, Hoover Dam impounds nearly 10 trillion gallons of water in the artificial lake, making it the nation’s largest. After more than a halfcentury of relative stability, Lake Mead is at its lowest level since it was filled with the...

Fox addresses All Civic Club

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Community volunteers and members of local civic clubs aimed at improving the city, packed the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Tuesday for the 61st annual All Civic Club Luncheon. “When we first started it was called the Tri-Club Luncheon,”...

Daugherty gets 30 years

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

Aaron Daugherty, 25, received the maximum sentence of 30 years for two counts of first-degree murder to run consecutively. Daugherty was convicted of the June 13, 2009, shooting deaths of Valerie A. York, 25, and Mark A. Koenig, 23. Fifth District Court Judge...

Herrera arrested for murder

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments (4)

A Roswell man was arrested and charged with murder after the son of a former Roswell Daily Record publisher was shot and killed Monday night, police said. Stephen Foster, 25, was shot in the head while driving a friend’s van near the intersection of...

Generations of Learning hosts food drive

November 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Students at Generations of Learning donated hundreds of cans of food to Community Kitchen, Monday. (Matthew Arco Photo) As Thanksgiving nears, students at a local preschool did their part to help give others a feast by hosting a canned food drive. Hundreds of...

Chief slams city over settlement

November 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

Roswell’s police chief expressed his frustration Monday with city officials’ decision to recently settle a $1.25 million lawsuit, brought by the family of a mentally ill man who died in police custody in March 2008. Interim Chief Dennis Kintigh...