RMAC resumes Arts for Autism

June 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Krista Smith, the vice president of the New Mexico Autism Society, works on arts projects with her children Avery Smith, 3, and Dylan Thompson, 7, Saturday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. The RMAC resumed the Arts for Autism program on Saturdays at 1 p.m. The program is overseen by Claudia I. Gonzalez, [&hellip...

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FLETC strike continues into weekend

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photo Service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia walked picket lines for a second day Friday as the labor dispute reached into the weekend. The service workers, shown Thursday, allege their employer, the Omni Corp.,...


Victim’s mother: “We have in a sense been murdered, too”

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Jared Tucker photo Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder points to a box of evidence files, one of 12 cold cases sheriff’s detectives currently have pending. Two of the oldest cases from 1986 and 1987 are seen behind Snyder’s left shoulder. Debra...


Taylor celebrates 50 years with MetLife

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katy Ross Photo Friends, family and coworkers celebrated Thursday on Hugh Taylor’s 50 years of employment at MetLife. From left, Anita Torrez, Brian Taylor, Hugh Taylor, Dan Montgomery, Elaine Taylor, Megan Polansky, Anita Williams and Steve Huebner.  ...


Yucca Center renovation now estimated at $9M

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Yucca Recreation Center Custodian Clyde Usher, left, discusses some of the water damage that a leaky roof has caused on the third floor of the Yucca Recreational Center.   It would cost around $9 million to remodel the Yucca Recreation...


062715 Fire log

June 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 25 • At 10:03 a.m., medical call, University Boulevard. • At 10:26 a.m., medical call, 900 block of Avenida Manana. • At 11:36 a.m., medical call, 2600 block of West...


FLETC service workers strike

June 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

ARTESIA — Service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia went on strike Thursday morning as their labor union and a FLETC contractor have been unable to reach a deal on a collective bargaining agreement. About 50 maintenance,...


Max Scally – A great photographer and a beautiful soul

June 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

The Daily Record lost a close friend last Friday with the passing of Max Scally, who had worked for several months as a freelance photographer. Max had a special gift of lighting up every face with a big smile. Max seemed to know everyone in town and was like...


Game on: Local gamers head to Nevada

June 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gamers everywhere get up and cheer. A local Roswell gaming group called United Gaming Alliance, or UGA, will be heading to Las Vegas, Nevada, to participate in the Evolution Championship Series competition July 16-20. UGA was founded by David Crawford, who...


Local fire departments battle two rural fires over the past two days

June 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City and county fire departments have been busy the past two days with two large but different fires. On Thursday, Roswell, Sierra, Midway, District 8, and Berrendo Fire Departments responded northwest of Roswell near the intersection of Marley and Eisenhower...