Miss New Mexico gets to know a little about Mars

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Larry Crumpler of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science in Albuquerque, discusses a meteor impact crater on Mars with Miss New Mexico Jessica Burson, of Roswell, on Saturday at the Convention and Civic Center during the “Space Trail Expo,” the second-day event of the celebration of Dr. Robert Goddard’s legacy in [&hellip...

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Kintigh declares day for Kiwanis district

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, left, reads a proclamation, held by Kiwanis District Governor Joe DeBlasi of Sun City West, Ariz., right, on Saturday, declaring Oct. 18, 2014, Division 4 Southwest District Kiwanis International Day. The Roswell Kiwanis Club held a...


‘Family Secrets’ play today

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Claudine (played by Julie Ferguson, left) and Della (played by Anissa Segura) talk about the statistics of domestic violence. “Family Secrets” will be performed at the Pueblo Auditorium today at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10. (Dylanne Petros Photo) [/auth...


Fire safety and fun

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Roswell Fire Department personnel were at Home Depot Saturday morning meeting the public and informing children about fire safety. The remote-controlled fire truck was a hit with the young visitors. Below: “Sparky the Fire Dog” visits with members...


Faith is what keeps him going: Pastor Valdez has touched many lives over his 50 years in the ministry

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sam Valdez has been the Spanish pastor at First Baptist Church for the past 35 years. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   For 35 years, Sam Valdez has been the Spanish pastor at First Baptist Church in Roswell. Both he and his wife, Toni, ran the Jireh Clothing...


Schmitt discusses Goddard, NASA career

October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 astronaut and one of the last two men to walk on the moon, visits with members of New Mexico Military Institute’s Flight Club on Friday. Schmitt is in Roswell as part of the “Aiming for the Stars” celebration of the...


Readers support commission’s ballot questions

October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Non-binding ballot questions the Chaves County Commissioners unsuccessfully attempted to place on general election ballots likely would have been approved by voters, according to a non-scientific poll of Daily Record readers. Online and print readers were in...


Pillars of character to take over schools next week

October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Character Counts! will be happening in local schools next week. A press conference, held Friday at the Chaves County Administration Center, explained how Character Counts! in Chaves County got its start and the events that will be occurring next week....


Boy Scouts helps prepare young men for adulthood

October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Boy Scouts of America has been a staple in Chaves County since 1913 and the organization has been able to flourish with the help of the United Way. The Boy Scouts Conquistador Council started in 1924 under the name of Eastern New Mexico Council. In 1953,...


Commissioners to petition Congress on PILT funding; Economic development ordinance to get public hearing

October 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners sent a message to Congress on Thursday asking the government to provide full funding for federally owned land within the county. The federal government owns approximately 32 percent of the land in Chaves County, and...