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Car show nearly triples in size

July 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

A scene from Saturday’s lowrider car show. (Courtesy Photo) Lowrider cars, trucks and motorcycles convened at the O’Reilly Auto Parts parking lot Saturday for the second annual car show organized by the local Latin Dezire Car Club. Joshua Salazar, the car club’s president, said this year’s event attracted about 80 participants — almost triple the...

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Finch murder suspects offer police statement

July 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  Johnson Purcella   The two people wanted by police for questioning in the shooting death of a man on Wednesday walked into the Roswell Police Department on their own and gave a statement to detectives. One of the suspects was arrested on an...

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Chaparro gaining tools for success

July 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Isaac Chaparro, center, worked on the transmission of this PT Cruiser at the ENMU-R auto center with guidance from Automotive Technology Director Eric Gomez, left, and instructor Mo Urquidez. (Jeff Jackson Photo) After completing one year of requirements...

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Daily Record welcomes former reporter as new Vistas editor

July 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dickman   The Roswell Daily Record would like to welcome new Vistas Editor AJ Dickman to the staff. AJ was born in Roswell in 1983. He graduated from the College of Media and Communications at Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in...

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Suspects sought in Finch murder

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnson Purcella Police have named two suspects being sought in connection with the murder of a Roswell man earlier this week. Police are seeking Steven Wayne Johnson, 39, of Roswell, and Jennifer Purcella, 38, of Roswell, for questioning in the shooting...

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ID of tanker-truck crash driver released

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police has confirmed the identity of a driver who died in a fiery semi-truck tanker crash July 17 as a woman whose obituary ran in the Friday edition of the Daily Record. Melinda Cobos, 51, died a week ago when the semi tanker she was...

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Roswell firemen honored

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Firemen at Station 1 stand with members of the Frank Betts family who came to honor the firemen from Stations 1 and 3 who saved Betts’ life during a house fire on Jan. 25, during a ceremony Friday. Betts was unable to move after an oxygen...

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Airport tenant agrees to $225K parking bill

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The president and founder of an aircraft storage facility and repair station at the Roswell International Air Center says his company has agreed to pay a $225,000 parking bill and drop all legal claims against the city of Roswell. The Roswell City Council has...

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s scheduled for Oct. 17

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gary L.J. Girón, third from left, executive director of the New Mexico Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, stands with members of the association’s local board. From left, Tracy Alexis, Hipolitaksia Valera de Gutierrez, Julia Matta, Ashley Lucero,...

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People and predators share New Mexico’s outdoors in the summer

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE — Those venturing into New Mexico’s great outdoors this summer need to be aware that predators are still out there. Although abundant rainfall has kept most predators away from populated areas this summer, there have been some encounters. Most...