Wiggins, Peterson honored

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kim Wiggins, left, and Dorothy Peterson were honored at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico’s 33rd annual Heritage Award Dinner at the Roswell Civic Center. Each year, the historical society honors members of the community who have made a profoundly positive impact on the community. Peterson and Wiggins were honored for their contributions...

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Commissioners deny rezoning request again

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Shepard discusses his zoning request with the city Planning and Zoning Commissioners during Tuesday night’s meeting at City Hall. The commissioners voted 4-2 to deny Shepard’s request for a second time. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Planning and...


Luncheon raises funds for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The fundraiser for the New Mexico Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association was held at the Elks Lodge on Monday and featured a brisket lunch. The group hoped to raise $3,000 to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. (Submitted Photos) Comfort Keepers of...


Principal: Over 1,400 students at Roswell High

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School Principal Ruben Bolanos discusses the start of the new school year with the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, RHS had 1,409 students enrolled, he said. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The hallways of Roswell High School are teeming with...


Nason selected for nat’l fire officer program

August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nason   The interim director of the Emergency Medical Services program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell was recently accepted into the United States Fire Administration/National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. “The education he...


Trial set for alleged Roswell teenage rapist

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Whiteside   A December trial date has been set for a Roswell man charged with breaking into a neighbor’s home near Spring River Park and Zoo in January and raping and savagely beating a woman before leaving her for dead. Roswell police said Kenneth...


How much for that big one, Mommy?

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A watermelon catches the attention of 10-month-old Nahomi Aguirre while her parents, Rutilio Aguirre, left, and Yajaira Perez, look on. Perez is a cashier at Graves Farm and Garden which wasparticipating at the Farmers and Gardeners Market at Fourth and Main...


Running to help out

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bob Edwards, left, presents a check for $1,500 from the Roswell Runners Club to Parks Commissioner Mandi Owens, from left, Spring Park Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield and Parks Director Tim Williams on Monday. The money was raised during the 21st annual Spring...


Roswell Sertoma Club awards 27 scholarships

August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Sertoma Club recently awarded $13,500 in academic scholarship to 27 Chaves County students. Receiving scholarships were Autumn J. Allender, Kristen M. Baker, David Bugarin, Lauren L. Bullock, Jessica C. Burson, Lauren L. Cockrell, Mark D....


Community weighs in on Yucca center

August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 102-year-old building for the city’s Yucca Recreation Center looks beautiful on the outside, but the building’s interior and structure need extensive repairs. (Bill Moffit Photo)   By Bill Moffit Record Correspondent   The first of five...