Parents complain of bullying at Roswell schools; Concerned group intends to ask for reforms at Tuesday’s school board meeting

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Department of Education reports that 22 percent of U.S. students between the ages of 12 and 18 were bullied at school during the 2012-2013 school year, according to an infographic from, a website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The graphic also shows the different experiences of girls and [&hellip...

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Del Jurney forms exploratory group; Former mayor says he intends to run again to lead Roswell

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jurney Former Roswell Mayor Del Jurney has formed an exploratory committee with the aim of running for mayor in the March 2018 municipal elections. “My intent is to run,” Jurney told the Daily Record Friday. “Before I publicly announce, I...


Pollard family makes mark on 20th century Roswell

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Pollard family. From left: Condell, Thelbert, Juanita, Clarence and Raymond. (Curtis Michaels Photo) People of a certain age who grew up in Roswell may remember riding Clarence Pollard’s school buses on a field trip to Raymond Pollard’s...


Local art, gallery both offer new view

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Guest artist Pat Hittle discusses her acrylic painting with Dorothea Stone on Saturday at Phillips Second Street Studio. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Below: ¡Ay, caramba! Freaky skulls on a stick. This rather unusual flower bouquet, which would make a...


Upcoming Meetings

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday Sidney Gutierrez Middle School governing council, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd., Roswell Tuesday Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, 9 a.m., 2303 E. Second St., Suite 100, Roswell Artesia City Council, 6...


ENMU-Roswell instructor gets regional award

March 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Powell Justin Powell, an adjunct instructor for the Emergency Medical Services Program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, was recently recognized for his work. Powell received the EMS Educator of the Year award for Region III. He was honored during the...


Rockets topple Tigers for state title

March 10, 2017 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

The Goddard Lady Rockets hoist the blue Class 5A Basketball State Championship trophy after defeating the No. 2 Los Lunas Lady Tigers 35-30 Friday night at the Pit in Albuquerque. (AJ Dickman Photo)...


Underprivileged children get help through Agape

March 10, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

When you see a need, and you work to fill that need, the support you need comes from somewhere. Nobody knows this better than Judy Pittman. Founder of Agape Children’s Legal Services, Pittman is helping children up to age 21. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...


DWI arrests in Chaves County

March 10, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

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 identifiers of all...


City Council approves court fine increases; Councilor Oropesa says hikes will be regressive

March 10, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Najar The Roswell City Council on Thursday night approved across-the-board increases in municipal court fines and fees, with dissent from the City Council’s sole Democrat who said the hikes will disproportionately impact low-income residents. By an 8-1...