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Health Department warns of job scam

The New Mexico Department of Health issued an announcement Wednesday warning residents of a scam targeting job seekers. According to the Health Department, the scam leads...

Water line repairs impact North Washington traffic

A break in a water-service line in the 800 block of North Washington Avenue Wednesday required repairs that will keep that block closed to...

Two charities work together for youth, elderly

One charity serves the elderly and one charity serves young people. These two programs love each other. Ron Malone, executive director for Assurance Home, and...

100120 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...

Voters to decide on 3 bond issues

Chaves County schools and libraries could receive about $5.78 million if New Mexico voters approve three general obligation bond issues on the ballot for...

Shooting suspect added to ‘Roswell’s Most Wanted’

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Roswell man suspected of shooting at two vehicles and wounding another man. The Roswell Police Department Tuesday...

Garden Avenue bridge project delayed again

A discovery Monday by construction crews will set back — once again — the completion date for the Garden Avenue bridge project to the...

Country Club, Main to open Thursday

The intersection of North Main Street and Country Club Road will be open and its new traffic signals working late Thursday morning. Crews will conduct...

Chaves County records 28 new virus cases Tuesday

Chaves County had the state’s second-highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in Tuesday’s update from the New Mexico Department of Health. The state reported...

Fire crews respond to fire at Town Plaza Apartments

For the second time this month, the Roswell Fire Department was dispatched Sunday to put out a fire at a vacant apartment complex in south Roswell. Crews were...

Blood donors urgently needed

Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services, is in urgent need of type O-negative blood. O-negative blood can be transfused to patients of all other...

GRT continues to be higher than city’s expectations

Roswell’s gross receipts tax distribution took a slight dip in September, but was still above what the city had budgeted in consideration of the...

City discusses new baseball fields, park

Master plan for entire section of city shared The city has until February to spend some of the money the state has appropriated for...

5 COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Chaves County

Chaves County recorded fewer than 20 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday and Monday as the state announced more than 300 cases in that two-day span. In...

Comfort food and books for comfort

Greek potatoes with Tzatziki dip and author Lauren Camp By Christina Stock Vision Editor In these past months, since the pandemic hit the state and forced us to...
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Arizona company plans $18 million expansion to Roswell

Deal is expected to bring hundreds of jobs after hangar completion An aviation services company in Arizona plans to expand its operations to the Roswell...

Historically Speaking: Roswell’s Chihuahua district folk tale includes buried treasure

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record We have many files and folders in the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Archives, which include diaries...

From the Vault: Famous artists at RMAC

By Aubrey Hobart Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Roswell Museum and Art Center Have you ever seen artwork by Pablo Picasso in person? I’m guessing it was in...

Spotlight: Secret Circus ‘This time without you’

Secret Circus’ new video collaboration with Roswell’s Red Roadrunner Film By Christina Stock Vision Editor Klas Åhman and his brother Joel Åhman are the faces and voices...

Locals react to possible Ergon land purchase

A couple of Roswell businessmen spoke against the idea of selling Roswell Air Center property to a private company at a Thursday public meeting,...

COVID-19 positivity high, testing low in southeast NM

Predicting the spread of COVID-19 is even more difficult than predicting the weather, one New Mexico official said, but looking at the numbers, some...

2020 Census volunteers express ‘confidence’ on results

Self-response effort due to end Wednesday The head officials with the local census effort are in their final days of pushing for Roswell and Chaves...

Rotarians adapt, continue to serve community during pandemic

Growing up in Denver, Willis Scharmer received his advanced education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. It was thanks to his older brother,...

1 COVID-19 death, 33 new cases in county

Another Chaves County resident has died due to COVID-19, according to a state update on Saturday afternoon. The number of new local cases also remained...

092720 Week Ahead

Monday Keep Roswell Beautiful Board of Directors remote meeting, noon. Weblink: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/137824117. Phone: 224-501-3412. Access code: 137-824-117. Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Meeting Room A, Roswell Convention & Civic...

Project to impact traffic on South Main

Waterline work will take place on South Main Street adjacent to South Park Cemetery beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, and continuing until Nov. 2, according...

Optimists give back to teachers, first responders during pandemic

The Sunrise Optimist Club would like to recognize first responders and teachers for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic, and also help them during these...

ENMU regents select its first woman chancellor

The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents selected Patrice Caldwell as the chancellor of the ENMU system, which includes campuses in Portales, Roswell...

Events call on community’s artistic creativity

Residents of communities throughout Chaves County are invited to participate in two at-home art events that allow individuals, families and groups to have fun...

Townsend to receive open government award

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) has chosen six New Mexicans as the recipients of its 2020 William S. Dixon First Amendment...

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