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Tom the Turkey goes into hiding for Thanksgiving

This time of year is difficult for Tom the Turkey because people want to eat him for Thanksgiving! Mrs. Rodriquez’s 5th grade students at...

112620 Roswell Events

Ongoing Virtual RMAC Join the Roswell Museum and Art Center on its Facebook page in Museum Moments Facebook videos and Space is Awesome on Fridays. There...

Community Kitchen offering free Thanksgiving meals

Aside from serving a meal of green chile chicken noodles on Tuesday, Brad Ussery was cooking enough boneless turkey roasts for about 200 people. On...

Ezzell loses race for House GOP caucus chair

State Rep. Candy Ezzell, R-Roswell, lost her bid to continue serving in a top leadership post in the next Legislature. Ezzell confirmed Tuesday that she...

Organization presses ahead with plans to help needy

Despite challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, one Roswell area nonprofit is working to do what they can this Thanksgiving to bring some relief...

Pecos Valley wells supplying water to south

Interstate Stream Commission gives public update The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission has delivered about 1,060 acre-feet of water from Pecos Valley augmentation wells for...

Chaves County reports 108 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

Chaves County reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 among the state’s 2,107 reported in Tuesday’s daily update from the New Mexico Department of Health. The...

RFD veteran Miller selected as new fire chief

Matt Miller remembers the poem he recited at his preschool graduation when he was 5 years old. It told of how he would grow...

Municipal Court announces upcoming closures

Roswell Municipal Court will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 25 for a staff administrative day, according to a press release issued...

Albertsons store on South Main to reopen

State announces new program to keep ‘essential’ businesses from closing The Albertsons Market store on South Main Street has received permission from the state to...

Legislature passes $330 million virus relief bill

SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bipartisan coronavirus relief bill that will deliver a one-time $1,200 check to all...

RPD: Fugitive trying to change appearance

Days after he fled from the Roswell Police station, a California fugitive has tried to change his appearance and might be trying to get...

Santa’s Talent Search

Roswell Community Little Theatre to hold auditions By Christina Stock Vision Editor Everyone’s hopeful and keeping their spirits up: The members of the Roswell Community Little Theatre...

Comfort food and books for comfort

A pandemic Thanksgiving and author Irene I. Blea By Christina Stock Vision Editor This week’s Thanksgiving will be one to remember, how is up to every family and...

From Afar: Thirteen fantasy and science-fiction cookbooks for your holiday feasts

By Veronica Scott Special to the Daily Record This time of the year, my thoughts turn to big feasts and special dishes. Sadly there won’t be...

RMAC Winter holidays and the art of giving

By Aubrey Hobart Curator of Collections and exhibitions Roswell Museum and Art Center The winter holidays are fast approaching: A time to celebrate religious, cultural and secular traditions...

Historically Speaking: Other men’s bones, part 2

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record This is the second part of a two-part story about the beginnings of the discovery and exploration of...

Spotlight: MainStreet Roswell Pet Mascot Contest

The search for a downtown mascot kicks off By Christina Stock Vision Editor For the first time in its history, the nonprofit organization supporting Roswell’s downtown merchants...

Five COVID-19 deaths reported in Chaves County Sunday

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include information from the state’s daily coronavirus update issued Monday, Nov. 23. Chaves County saw its highest...

City plans special meeting about store closures

The Roswell City Council intends to hold a special meeting before the end of the month to discuss local options after the state ordered...

Colorado firm will build, own Ascent hangar

The company that will build and own a wide-body hangar at the Roswell Air Center for Ascent Aviation Services of Arizona has been identified. Western...

Lanfor works to spread needed optimism

Jenna Lanfor’s journey to Roswell came about in June 2015, as she followed her heart to further her future with now-husband Mike Lanfor. But a...

Councilor uses wire cutters to open basketball court

Kids don’t need to spend holiday ‘cooped up inside playing video games,’ Roebuck says A Roswell city councilor took matters into his own hands Friday...

State reports 25 more COVID-19 deaths

Chaves County continued to have high numbers of new COVID-19 cases Saturday, but no local deaths were reported. The New Mexico Department of Health indicated...

Townsend: GOP caucus wants more details on aid proposal

The lead Republican in the New Mexico House of Representatives said Thursday that members of his caucus were waiting to hear more about the...

112220 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Meeting Room A, Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The public is encouraged to...

Community Kitchen plans grab-and-go Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner is going to be a little different this year for those who utilize the Community Kitchen in Roswell. Due to the pandemic...

Extraordinary nurses recognized at ENMMC

Nurses at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center are being honored with The DAISYAward for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s...

102-year-old local resident casts ballot in General Election

Ophelia Smith, 102, cast her ballot at the Roswell Mall on Oct. 31 for the 2020 General Election. Smith told the Roswell Daily Record her...

Committee to consider design proposal for inclusive park

Even though it will be the week of Thanksgiving, the city of Roswell’s infrastructure committee will not have a light agenda. The committee will consider design...

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