Blue Star Memorial marker rededicated

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Veterans Jimmy Montoya and Bill White salute after placing a wreath at the rededication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial By-Way marker, held by the Home Garden Club of Roswell, Thursday, at the Chaves County Courthouse. The Blue Star Memorial is a project of the National Garden Clubs. Below: The Blue Star Memorial By-Way [&hellip...

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Daily Record introduces new sports editor

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Boldt   Joining the staff of the Roswell Daily Record is Jonathan Boldt, who will be serving as the new sports editor. Boldt attended Utah Valley University and has worked with several publications, including the Daily Herald in Provo, Utah, and the...


Police seek Vallejos for armed robbery, firearm

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vallejos   The Roswell Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a Roswell man wanted for armed robbery and felon in possession of a firearm. Albert Vallejos, 36, is 6-feet tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He has brown hair and brown...


Local dairy’s treatment of cows draws nat’l scrutiny

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This video contains graphic footage of alleged animal abuse at Winchester Dairy of Dexter, N.M., recently taken by an undercover agent of Mercy For Animals of Los Angeles.     Slice of Cruelty website below for more information...


Cemetery board reviews vet burial policies

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Cemetery Board of Roswell met Tuesday to discuss proposed rules and costs for burial in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veteran’s Cemetery. The finalized rules will be voted on during the board’s Oct. 21 meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The proposed...


Rain from Odile to hit surrounding counties

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tropical storm Odile caused waves in Mexico and but it won’t be causing any in Roswell. Roswell residents may see up to an inch of rain today. “A lot of the activity could separate over the eastern plains by Friday,” said Chris Luckett, a meteorologist...


Weh ready to attack Udall on voting record; Retired Marine colonel guest speaker at CCRW meeting

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, state Rep. Nora Espinoza, who is running for re-election in District 59, Allen Weh, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, and Joan Boue, president of the Chaves County Republican Women, which now has about 140 members. Espinoza and Weh were both...


Three vehicle collision on South Main

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This three-vehicle collision occurred around 8 a.m. Wednesday near McCoy’s Hardware at Southeast Main Street and Poe Street. A white Dodge pickup pulling a small trailer is not shown because it was halfway down the block heading south. Damage to the...


Commission on Aging seeks participants

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gen. Jerry W. Grizzle, superintendent of New Mexico Military Institute, discussed General Obligation Bond C, which supports higher education in New Mexico, on Wednesday at the Roswell Commission on Aging meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Roswell...


Adoptions, reclaimed pets increase at animal shelter

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

In the first two months of the Roswell Police Department’s oversight of the city’s Animal Control, adoptions of dogs and cats from the animal shelter more than doubled and the number of pet owners reclaiming a lost animal rose by almost a third compared...