Pro-pot farm ETZ commissioners to remain in place

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor: Last year’s vote not a factor in reappointments Above: The Roswell City Council has approved the reappointment of the city’s three members to a city-county zoning board, which last year voted to allow an indoor medical marijuana farm at the former Nature’s Dairy bottling plant. Elected leaders later overturned the decision. Mayor Dennis Kintigh...

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Local Chabrielle Allen receives full scholarship to Rice University

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School senior Chabrielle Allen has been admitted to Rice University and has been awarded a full four-year QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. As a high school junior, Allen was selected as a QuestBridge College Prep Scholar, and...

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Eagle Scouts build new bus stop

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Scouts Sebastian Lopez, Luke Soens and Jake Soens at the bus-stop project (Submitted Photo). There is a new bus stop at the Roswell International Air Center that will remind people of one mode of travel even as they are awaiting another means of...


Mayor says he is distressed over recent murders

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (3)

“This is three murders in 10 days and that’s nowhere near being acceptable. One murder is not acceptable.” — Mayor Dennis Kintigh Over a 10-day period, Roswell has been shaken by three murders. A man who was shot May 1 with life-threatening injuries...


Council backs mayor’s school truancy proposal

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Debate and final vote on ‘novel’ initiative to occur next month Despite some concerns raised by city councilors such as the possibility of creating a legal double jeopardy for defendants, the Roswell City Council has moved forward with a proposed school...


Lt. Gov. Sanchez advises to work hard, dream big

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Standing tall at a Thursday night graduation ceremony are 44 people ages 16 to 32 who received their high school equivalency diplomas from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. Below: “Dream big and swing for the fences,” was just one bit of...


Flat revenues and reduced expenses projected for county

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a preliminary public workshop prior to a vote on next year’s Chaves County budget, commissioners heard that most departments are keeping expenses flat or reducing them a bit as revenues are expected to remain low for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. During a...


ENMU-R pool to open next weekend

May 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eva Watley, supervisor of intramurals/facilities at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, leads students in a summer aqua aerobics class at the college swimming pool last summer. The program will be offered again this summer, starting June 6. The ENMU-R pool...


Facebook mom set to stand trial, again

May 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Case will test constitutional limits of freedom of speech A July jury trial has been set in the case of a Roswell middle school mom’s Facebook post that promises to test the constitutional free-speech limitations of discussing possible school shootings....

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Grim reality check for Roswell youth

May 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

‘Every 15 Minutes’ program shows effects of driving under the influence A New Mexico State Police officer and a Roswell firefighter examine one of the “wounded” passengers on Wednesday. By Shawn Naranjo Roswell Daily Record Story and Photos According...