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City names Smith as chief of police

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

The city announced Phil Smith, center, as chief of police Thursday. Smith posed with City Manager Larry Fry, left, and Mayor Del Jurney at the press conference. (Courtesy Photo) City Manager Larry Fry named Phil Smith as the new chief of the Roswell Police Department, Thursday. He admitted that it had been a tough choice. [&hellip...

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Officials address city’s recent rash of violent crimes

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Palmer and Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writers   A group of declared local candidates and officials held a press conference Thursday to discuss their concerns about a recent spate of violent crime that has affected Roswell and Chaves County....

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To trick or to treat?

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Yvonne Caldera-Olivas creates a haunting mood as she waits for Halloween trick-or-treaters, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Jury duty leaves woman stranded

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Chaves County resident is stranded in Roswell because she ran out of gas after she drove into the city for jury duty. She said that when she called to explain that she could not come in for jury selection because she had no money and no gas, she was told a...

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2 agencies slated to use dispatch tower on Comanche Hill

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Berrendo Volunteer Fire Department and the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are to begin using the dispatch tower located on Comanche Hill in Chaves County for radio communications. The addition of the agencies was voted in unanimously by four city,...

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Familias alegan mala conducta e intimidación en distrito escolar

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The English version of this article ran Oct. 31 on page A1. It was titled, “Group of families allege misconduct and intimidation in school district.”   Otro articulo con mas información sobre la reunión descrita aqui está disponible en inglés en...

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P&Z committee to consider relaxed rules for medical marijuana centers

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city’s planning and zoning committee will consider removing barriers to make it easier for medical marijuana centers to open on Main Street and in other commercial areas at its next meeting Tuesday, Nov. 5. The zoning change would allow marijuana...

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Oasis Computers warns of new computer scam, virus

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

There have once again been reports of computer hacking and fraud through telephone calls, according to Oasis Computers office manager September Bosch. There were previous reports of deceiving calls claiming personal computers were at risk to gain information...

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Candy, costumes and creeps highlight Fall Festival

November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emani Luna, 4, checks out all of the games and fellow trick-or-treaters during the annual Fall Festival at the Roswell Civic Center on Halloween night, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The undead were walking, witches were flying, a swarm of Spidermen made an...

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Happy Halloween!

October 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Smiling pumpkins are ready to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters to a local residence, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...