Mayor: Medical marijuana is a fraud

September 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh meets Tuesday with Daily Record staff. The mayor said he’ll speak out against a proposed indoor medical marijuana farm at a zoning meeting set for Thursday night. Kintigh added he’s gotten a third of the needed signatures to impanel a grand jury in Chaves County. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh met...

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A weekend of fun and local cuisine

September 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Loading green chile into the roaster is Anthony Bachicha, of Graves Farm & Garden on Saturday at the Chile Cheese Festival at the Roswell Convention Center. Bachicha has been working the roaster for five years at the festival and says “it’s a lot...


Daily Record wins 18 press awards

September 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Advertising Director Manny Gozales, Publisher Barbara Beck, Advertising Assistant Corinna Martinez, Advertising Designer Sandra Martinez, Composing and Internet Sales Director Aric Loomis, General Manager Tom McDonald and Staff Writer Jeff...


White finds spirituality in her work

September 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Those who help operate the Jireh donation program at First Baptist Church are, in front, Diana Barraza; back from left, Gwen Hamilton, Gena Cacy, CeCe White and Dominic Fuentes. (Jeff Jackson Photo) First Baptist Church in Roswell is where CeCe...


New publisher given a warm welcome

September 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Have you ever been serenaded? Mariachi musicians Blacita Herrera and Bobby Villegas serenaded Barbara Beck, the new publisher of the Roswell Daily Record, on Wednesday at Villegas’ Farmer’s Insurance office, 412 N. Richardson Ave. The musicians and others...


Eight drug fugitives remain at large

September 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Escobar Ureta-Castro Ureta Lopez The FBI released photographs Friday of three more Roswell fugitives wanted on drug-related charges after an eight-month undercover narcotics investigation. The federal agency released mugshots of Louis Escobar, 46, of Roswell,...


Roswell fire, police personnel receive awards

September 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police officers Charles Drake, left, and Ricardo Olivares. (Submitted Photos) Roswell firefighter Tom Graham. Two Roswell Police Department officers and a Roswell Fire Department lieutenant were honored recently with annual “Heroes” awards...


Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

September 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Arresting agency: In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and...


RFD Call Log — Sept. 24

September 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Sept. 24 • At 12:02 p.m., fire alarm, 2600 block of North Main Street. • At 1:30 p.m., dedicated standby, East Wilshire Boulevard and North Grand...


Roswell meth ring broken up

September 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith speaks at a news conference Thursday when local, state and federal officials announced the break up of an alleged methamphetamine ring allegedly led by Joseph Ray Mendiola of Roswell. Forty-one people were charged Thursday...