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The community kitchen truly serves

June 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s Community Kitchen truly is a community effort. Brad Ussery, the manager has been working with the organization for years. “The community kitchen started in 1982,” Ussery said. “Jeanne Kunko and Raye Duran started it. I started with Community Kitchen about six years ago. A friend of mine was on the board, Matt Hinkle. I [&hellip...

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Congressional speculation abounds

June 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell legislator mentioned in political circles as a possible successor to U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has told the Daily Record he will not run for Congress, but he hopes another local Republican will. State Rep. Greg Nibert told the Daily Record this week he...

Manzano, Abo Empire win state land leases

June 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE — A Roswell oil and gas company and an Artesia firm were the winning bidders in the June oil and gas lease sale conducted by the State Land Office. This month, State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn offered 20 tracts, covering 5,721 acres of state...

Man found dead in alley has been identified

June 23, 2017 • BREAKING NEWS, Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police have identified the man whose body was found in an alley Wednesday morning as Matthew L. Van Note, 26, of the Roswell area. Police said an autopsy was performed in Albuquerque Thursday by the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator to...

Local resident seeks OHV use on local roads

June 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randy Robertson says that he has been driving Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles, or Utility Task Vehicles, for years. He thinks they are safe enough for city and county roads and is working for Roswell and Chaves County to pass ordinances to allow them on...

Pavement maintenance set for completion today

June 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Country Club Road between Main Street and Garden Avenue is requiring work to finish off today, said Roswell’s public information officer, Todd Wildermuth. Although an exact time has not been given, the area between Main and Garden will remain closed until...

Salvation Army and Westlake Ace Hardware partner for heat relief

June 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two local businesses are teaming up to help provide protection from the summer heat to the community of Roswell. It’s all based off donations at the register at any of Westlake’s 98 nationwide stores. A $5 donation will buy one fan blade, $10 will buy...

Pavement maintenance set for completion Friday

June 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Country Club Road between Main Street and Garden Avenue is requiring work to continue through Friday, said Roswell’s public information officer, Todd Wildermuth. The area between Main and Garden will remain closed until the work is completed Friday....

Body found in alley Wednesday morning; Roswell detectives investigating suspicious death of unidentified man

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (1)

The alleyway between Shartelle Avenue and Garden Avenue is a narrow street characterized by unbagged trash, abandoned items and subtle amounts of greenery along its sides. The body of a man whose information has not yet been released by police was found along...

Pirtle considering race for Congress

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pirtle New Mexico state Sen. Cliff Pirtle has confirmed he is interested in running for Congress as seven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce eyes a race for governor. “My wife and I have discussed this privately,” Pirtle told the Daily Record...