Miss Roswell competes in Miss NM Pageant

June 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Miss Roswell Jessica Burson, second from left, poses with fellow Miss New Mexico Pageant contestants on Monday at the Double Eagle Ranch near Roswell. The Miss New Mexico contenders met Mine That Bird and then received a tour of the UFO Museum. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The 22 Miss New Mexico Pageant contestants were in Roswell [&hellip...

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Garcia: Nation’s future depends on education

June 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Doug Mills, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Roswell, at left, visits with Dr. Jose Z. Garcia. Garcia is the New Mexico secretary of higher education, and he was the keynote speaker at the Friends of Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund dinner on...


Emeritus at la villa to host talks on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

June 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emeritus at La Villa will be presenting two presentations, one on Parkinson’s and one on Alzheimer’s, beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The event is free and open to the public, and the Parkinson’s presentation begins at 4 p.m. while the Alzheimer’s...


Perezes to leave for San Francisco

June 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Salvation Army Roswell Corps officers Beau and Mandy Perez are leaving the area. The two captains were promoted to the rank of major on June 15 due to tenure and the many service accomplishments in the community while serving The Salvation Army. The Perez...


Job Corps celebrates 50 years of service

June 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Rhonda Smith introduces Eddie Williams, center director of the Roswell Job Corps, at a dinner celebrating the Job Corps’ 50 years of service on Thursday. Also speaking at the event was Mayor Dennis Kintigh. Job Corps is always looking for new students....


Roswell man dies in motorcycle crash

June 22, 2014 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

Staff Report A 57-year-old Roswell man died Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle near mile post 15 on State Road 2 in Chaves County. According to the New Mexico State Police, a 2012 Harley Davidson driven by Philip Lopez Jr. was traveling north on...


Immigrants expected at FLETC Wednesday

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers erect a fence around portable dorms Saturday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia in anticipation of the arrival of hundreds of immigrants from Central America. (Mary Morgan Photo)   About 800 Central American illegal...


Artesia residents sound off on immigrants staying at FLETC

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Mary Morgan Record Intern   The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia was preparing Saturday for the transportation of about 800 immigrants expected to arrive at the center soon. Workers could be seen Saturday erecting a fence around...


Billy the Kid’s ghost returns to haunt Lincoln County

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

William H. Cox II returned to Lincoln and Chaves County recently to visit old friends and favorite sites. In the early 1990s, Cox lived in Lincoln and re-enacted Billy the Kid’s infamous escape from the Lincoln County Jail. Cox, in costume, was said to have...


Last call for Green Lantern Bar

June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Travis Smith of Langford Tractor Work of Roswell uses a backhoe Thursday to demolish the Green Lantern Bar at the corner of East 1st and Main streets. A crew from the demolition company began work Wednesday. Jose Ochoa of Langford Tractor Work said the lot...