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Optimists honor RHS Student of the Month

Roswell High School’s January Student of the Month, K Din Cox spoke at the latest Sunrise Optimist meeting in which he gave a short...

Sertoma announces January Students of the Month

The Roswell Sertoma Club was delighted to honor its Students of the Month for January at a recent meeting. Seniors Keidy Martell from Goddard High School and...

Roswell Reads Bingo begins this Saturday

Roswell Reads Bingo will begin on Saturday, Feb. 1. This adult winter reading program will award you just for snuggling up with a good...

Man accused of holding woman captive

A local man who allegedly held his estranged wife captive for five days, threatening to kill her with a knife or blow torch if...

Candidates speak at Democrats’ county convention

Democratic candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and the New Mexico Supreme Court spoke about their campaigns Saturday during the Chaves County Democratic...

Witnesses report driver left scene after incident

Roswell Police Department officers and a member of the New Mexico Mounted Patrol investigate Saturday afternoon after an incident involving a truck that hit...

Artist sought for sculpture to include ‘rocket’

The City of Roswell has begun the process of creating new art from an old and recognizable object. The city is looking for an artist...

NMDOH provides answers about new virus

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has added a page to its website, NMHealth.org, to provide the latest information — and answers to...

Pool to close early Friday for training

The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center will be closing the pool at 2 p.m. Friday to conduct employee training. The pool will reopen Saturday...

Let’s read Roswell — Big Read, part 2

National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event to be held — part 2 By Christina Stock Vision Editor In the first part of Let’s read, Roswell,...

Theater: ‘The 39 Steps’

Roswell Community Little Theatre brings whirlwind of production to stage By Christina Stock Vision Editor The community has two weekends, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 and Feb....

Historically Speaking: Thunder and lightning — part II

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record There are some things we don’t always think about when sharing the history of our area, unless you...

Spotlight: History in the making — RSO and RJF

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra and musicians of the Roswell Jazz Festival perform for the first time together By Christina Stock Vision Editor The Roswell Symphony Orchestra (RSO)...

Kintigh, Best discuss $35 million bond issue

Mayor, Public Safety Committee chair address proposed public safety complex In addition to races for positions on the Roswell City Council and a municipal judgeship,...

Spring River Zoo teaches about some of its furry canines

Wolf-dog hybrids can be wild and dangerous, but the two at the city-owned Spring River Zoo are used to their surroundings and their caretakers...

Teacher awarded for ‘universal’ enthusiasm

By Amy Lignor Special to the Daily Record Lynette Jordan, a fourth grade teacher at Valley View Elementary, received a message recently that not only excited...

Former senior living facility could become hotel

Roswell man files rezoning application for former Avamere building A Roswell man is considering turning a former senior housing property into a hotel. According to documents filed in...

BLM seeks public comment on two issues

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on two upcoming matters that concern New Mexico as well as other states. The BLM...

012620 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Large Conference Room, City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees, 4...

Chaves County receives audit award from NM officials

Chaves County has been recognized by the state and the New Mexico Counties group for “continued excellence” for its audits and financial practices. The Fiscal...

Salvation Army updates Optimists on fundraisers

Capt. Niki Woollin from the Salvation Army spoke to the Sunrise Optimist Club about their yearly kettle fundraiser and the angel tree project carried...

Connect New Mexico visits Roswell

Members of Connect New Mexico, a professional development program for people 25 to 40 in New Mexico, stand by the Roswell Convention & Civic...

Albuquerque area fugitive captured in Chaves County

One of the most wanted criminals in the Albuquerque Metro area was found and taken into custody in Chaves County Wednesday. Chaves County deputies assisted...

Construction begins on second new water tower at Air Center

Work began about a week ago on the second of two new water towers at the Roswell Air Center. When finished in August 2021, the...

City animal shelter delays cleaning

The animal shelter cleaning and maintenance project that had been scheduled for this Sunday has been postponed and will be rescheduled. The shelter will be...

Zoo pond, parking lot to close soon

Pond is expected to reopen in fall after improvements The city of Roswell will close the zoo pond and south parking lot next month. The...

Group presses forward with efforts to repeal energy law

An energy advocacy group will continue to gather signatures for a petition calling on New Mexico lawmakers to repeal a landmark clean energy bill. Larry...

Library placed on lockdown Thursday

The Roswell Public Library was briefly on lockdown Thursday night after a threat of a possible shooting. Police received a call on Thursday at about...

City bridge replacement, other announcements

The city of Roswell has made some announcements concerning construction and other services to the public. • A major bridge-replacement project will require the closure of a portion of...

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