Asleep at the Wheel to play The Liberty

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Asleep at the Wheel will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Liberty. (Mary Keating-Bruton Photo)   Rey Berrones Vision Editor After a little more than a decade, Asleep at the Wheel returns to Roswell. According to lead singer Ray Benson, the last time the band played in Roswell was during the 2004 UFO Festival. He [&hellip...

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Helping local veterans

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A luncheon was held Saturday at the Elks Lodge to thank the volunteers for Southeast New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network, which transports local veterans to medical appointments in Artesia, Albuquerque and El Paso. The organization has 22 drivers and...


Warm welcomes from St. Nick

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

St. Nicholas stands ready to greet visitors during Sunday’s open house at the Historical Society of Southeastern New Mexico Museum, 208 N. Lea Ave. The museum and the archive building were both decked out for Christmas while local authors signed books for...


Community Band holds Winter Concert

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Above: Kevin Everitt directs the Roswell Community Band during its Winter Concert, held Monday night at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center. The concert featured a variety of music, including holiday favorites, as well as...


RMAC open house is a hit

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Museum and Art Center held its Holiday Open House on Saturday, and dozens of young artists turned out to paint their own Christmas ornaments. The museum open house also featured planetarium shows and a scavenger hunt, and the event coincided with the...


Folklorico to perform holiday show Saturday

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Folklorico Group will be performing their annual holiday show at the Roswell Mall at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Southside of Bealls. They will be dancing the regions of Chihuahau, Guerrero, Chiapas, Yucatan, Jalisco, New Mexico and Veracruz...


Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 5-9

December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 5 • At 8:58 a.m., medical call, 1300 block of West Country Club Road. • At 11:16 a.m., medical call, 700 block of South Main Street. • At 12:21 p.m., medical call,...


Packin’ some historic heat

December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Tommy Gun at the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, serial No. 7653, is among the first lot of 15,000 first made in 1921 by Colt Manufacturing. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   By Bill Moffitt Daily Record Correspondent   Around 2002, when the construction...


New restaurants near completion

December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The new McDonald’s restaurant will open next week, but Roswellians will have to wait until next year to enjoy Buffalo Wild Wings and Carl’s Jr. “Buffalo Wild Wings expects to be open in mid-January, but those dates are not carved in stone,” said Bill...


Roswell man killed, 3 injured in accident; State Police say heavy fog contributed to crash

December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell man died when his vehicle struck a WalMart tractor-trailer while traveling on U.S. 380 Monday morning near Tatum. Robert Archuleta, 28, of Roswell, was pronounced dead at the scene after the accident, which occurred in Chaves County at about 6:30...