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Bench warrant issued for woman charged in tractor-trailer theft

A bench warrant was issued Wednesday for a woman who faces charges after she was allegedly found last month in a stolen semi tractor-trailer. Judge...

Sewer-line repairs planned for North Garden

North Garden Avenue between East College Boulevard and Cherry Street will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday, March 2 to Friday, March 5...

Program to help New Mexicans cope with COVID-19

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Human Services Department has launched a statewide mental health support line to help New Mexicans experiencing anxiety, stress...

Council to discuss potential settlement in GRT lawsuit

The Roswell City Council will have a special meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss a potential settlement in a lawsuit it joined with about 40...

Homicide suspect charged in second fatal shooting

A man already being held at the Chaves County Detention Center on criminal counts in connection with one deadly shooting was charged Monday in...

Measure addressing emergency powers clears committee

A proposed state constitutional amendment that would give the Legislature more of an opportunity to weigh in on future emergency public health orders and...

City looks to expedite construction of new landfill cell

The Roswell Municipal Landfill is taking measures to slow down the fill rate of the cell currently in use while the city expedites the...

Only 2 new local cases of COVID-19 recorded Tuesday

Chaves County recorded only two new cases of COVID-19 in the daily update from the New Mexico Department of Health on Tuesday. No local...

Municipal Court to be closed Thursday

The Roswell Municipal Court will be closed to the public on Thursday, Feb. 25 for a staff administrative day, according to a press release...

Airport Authority report due to be presented

A report that includes citizens’ input about what would be entailed in the possible formation of an airport authority to manage the Roswell Air...

County’s COVID-19 risk puts Arbor Day, other events in question

The county’s COVID-19 risk could mean changes to or even cancellation of upcoming events, including the city’s annual Arbor Day giveaway. The state wants...

Man charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of his sister

A man who is believed to have unintentionally shot his sister to death Sunday evening while at her home has been charged in her...

Anderson splits with other local reps on abortion law repeal

Legislation to repeal a 52-year-old dormant law that criminalizes most abortions has passed the New Mexico House of Representatives in a 40-30 vote, garnering...

State has given more than half-million vaccine doses

More than a half-million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in New Mexico, according to the Department of Health’s vaccination dashboard on Monday. The...

From Afar: Science fiction romance couples

By Veronica Scott Special to the Daily Record February is the month of romance — although as a sci-fi romance author, I believe in hearts, flowers and...

Historically Speaking: Mountain men of New Mexico

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record For many years I’ve had a fascination with some of the very first settlers in the West, that...

Spotlight: Support for Artesia Public Library

WIFI hotspots coming to Artesia Public Library as part of Community Connect: Digital Access at Home Grant Submitted Artesia Public Library has been selected as one...

County seeks delay in rule change affecting retirees

Commissioners also vote on rural addressing, other items Chaves County commissioners want the New Mexico Governor’s Office and the state Legislature to delay a rule change affecting...

Legislative proposal to exempt NM from drilling ban rejected

A legislative memorial proposed by New Mexico House and Senate Republicans, that would have asked the Biden administration to exempt the state from a...

City gets social with virtual public forums

Hoping for more engagement with the public, the city of Roswell took a more social approach in launching its 2021 virtual public forums Thursday...

Health Council aids and protects Chaves County

The Chaves County Health Council in Roswell is a team of dedicated individuals working to uphold the organization’s mission: To facilitate opportunities for both...

Polar Plunge makes splash for cancer fund

The Polar Plunge for Hope brought out people on Saturday who were challenged to dive into cold water at the Roswell Recreation and Aquatic...

County reports 24 COVID cases for 2 days

New Mexico reported 745 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and Saturday, as well as 30 deaths, according to information released by the New...

ENMU-Roswell tweaks aviation maintenance program

An aviation maintenance technology certificate program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will be adjusted a bit after Community College Board and Board of Regents...

Health insurance exchange special enrollment begins

BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, announced last week the beginning of the special enrollment period for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange,...

022121 Week Ahead

Monday Keep Roswell Beautiful Board of Directors, Noon, Large Conference Room, City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. The public is asked to participate online or...

Man arrested on meth trafficking charge

Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force agents and Roswell police officers arrested a man accused of methamphetamine trafficking. Court records state Tony Gonzales, 43, of...

County approves sale of downtown office space

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the address of the property sold. Office space on North Main Street that had been used...

ENMU-R faculty receive teaching awards

Two instructors at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell have been selected to receive 2021 Teaching Excellence Awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational...

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