Daily Record wins 11 state press awards

September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Employees of the Daily Record traveled to Albuquerque for the New Mexico Press Association annual convention where the paper won 11 state press association awards including first place for breaking news story, first place for investigative reporting and first place for column writing. The newspaper also won the 2014 AP Member of the Year award. [&hellip...

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Mayor discusses military surplus, drainage

September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh stopped by the Roswell Daily Record office on Thursday for his monthly round table meeting with the editorial staff. The main topics of the discussion, as suggested by our readers, were the city’s use of surplus military equipment and...


Hale retires from music ministry at Grace Community Church

September 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hale   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   Mary Hale, a professional musician who has worked with church music in Roswell for 34 years, is officially passing the baton to a new director. Following her retirement on Friday, she’ll be turning...


RHS Class of ’74 welcomed back

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Roswell High School mascots share “high fives” with members of the Class of ’74 during the Homecoming Assembly in the RHS gymnasium on Friday.  Below: Roswell High Homecoming Queen Georgia Eldridge, left, is crowned and congratulated by Pat...


‘How’d that deal get here?’; City construction projects to bring new businesses to Roswell

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction on the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant on Main Street is underway in Roswell. There is also a Buffalo Wild Wings and a new McDonald’s currently under construction. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   It’s heard all over town — questions about new...


Rhoads Company celebrates 50 years

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local attorney Rick Kraft gives a presentation about the Rhoads Company, past and present, Thursday night at the Liberty. Bob Rhoads, who passed away in 2013, founded the company in 1964. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Racial equality and the fear of going...


Maintenance will

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Road maintenance will close several roads in Roswell next week, according to a news release from the city engineer’s office. On Monday, West Country Club Road will be closed from Sycamore Avenue to Montana Avenue. On Tuesday, North Montana Avenue will be...


Loaves & Fishes brings food, fellowship

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Loaves & Fishes Community Development Corp., a United Way agency, has been offering food to seniors in Hagerman for six years. Loaves & Fishes offers a food pantry for seniors and others who need assistance. The agency grew out of a small Sunday...


Duran denies county’s questions for November ballot; Commissioner says county made its point

September 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commissioner Greg Nibert speaks at Tuesday’s quarterly meeting of the Roswell Chaves County Economic Development Corp. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran has denied a request by the Chaves County...


5,600 lose power in thunderstorm

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This picture taken between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesday from the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church parking lot shows a tail cloud that formed during a thunderstorm that knocked out power to 5,600 customers and dropped golf-ball size hail north of the city. (Randal...