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RPD arrests, charges Rianna Lucero, 19

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department arrested Rianna Lucero, 19, Wednesday, on four counts of aggravated assault, two counts with a vehicle and two counts with a knife. The incident occurred on March 11 and appeared in the Record’s Police Blotter on Tuesday. According to the original incident report filed with the police, Lucero pulled up in [&hellip...

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‘Who are you calling an old coot’?

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

American coots swim the waters of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Needed: Public loo downtown

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

As Roswell nears spring break and summer festivals, merchants within the downtown shopping district have expressed their concerns about increased usage of their restrooms, a problem that has many hoping a public restroom will be built close to the...

DDSD conducts public meeting on new system

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Statewide around 3,800 individuals receive services through the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Program, which serves as an alternative to institutional care, and more than 5,600 are on the waiting list. The program is de-signed to provide services...

LRH’s ER space to premiere Monday

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

When Janelle Raborn, interim CEO of Lovelace Regional Hospital, saw the facility’s emergency room, she saw a need — for more space, more staff and faster service. The hospital’s current ER has only three rooms. Its cramped space does not allow for a...

Debra Smith tapestry show opens at Isaac’s Gallery, Friday

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Debra Smith stands in front of samples of her work at Isaac’s Gallery, 309 N. Virginia Ave., Tuesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Weaving what she loves most about the traditional Japanese kimono with her passion for fabric, artist Debra Smith invites the...

Francos charged on multiple counts

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Wendi and Raymond Franco were arraigned in Judge Eugene De Los Santos’ court on Tuesday. The couple also went through the preliminary hearing in Judge John Halvorson’s court. Halvorson bound the two cases over to District Court. Wendi, 30, is charged with...

Clooney uses star power to spotlight Sudan crisis

March 14, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

Actor George Clooney watches a video from his recent trip to Sudan as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Sudan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Palestinians: Gaza boy dies of wounds

March 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian inspects a warehouse which caught fire after an Israeli air strike nearby in Gaza City, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. On Tuesday, Israel and Gaza militants agreed to a truce after four days of cross-border fighting, though there have been sporadic...

Barbers, beauticians get snippy over striped poles

March 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this March 9, 2012, photo Joel and Lisa Martin pose outside their barber shop and salon in Rosemount, Minn. The barber pole, one of the oldest signs that can be seen on storefronts across America, are an increasing source of friction between barbers and...