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RISD board approves Sidney Gutierrez expansion

Sidney Gutierrez Middle School received approval Tuesday night from the Roswell Independent School District Board of Education to expand to kindergarten and elementary grades, with...

Case of fourth suspect in August shooting heads to District Court

The case of a man charged in connection with a shooting in August that left one man wounded, will be bound over to District...

Man wounded in Monday shooting

A man was wounded in a shooting Monday by an unidentified suspect who fled the scene. Police officers were dispatched to the 600 Block of...

Local schools, churches and groups gather gifts for children worldwide

For some children in the world, a little box of crayons and coloring books, school supplies or clothing will be their only and first...

ENMU-R to hold December commencement

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will hold a graduation ceremony next month. The university announced at a Wednesday meeting of the Branch Community College Board that about 130...

Arts and crafts fair returns for Reindeer Run weekend

The Roswell Adult and Recreation Center will host its second annual Reindeer Run Arts and Crafts Fair. The fair will take place Friday, Nov. 30,...

111518 JrSr News

Commission on Aging meets today Topics being discussed at Thursday’s Commission on Aging Commission meeting are long-term care insurance and senior transportation. The meeting is at...

111518 Roswell Events

Until Dec. 6 Christmas Fantasy Vendor applications are now accepted for the annual Christmas Fantasy. Vendors have to guarantee that all their art for sale is...

Assurance Home Golf Tourney supports youth

On Nov. 3, Assurance Home held the first annual Assurance Home Golf Tournament – “Adults and Youth – Supporting Youth.” Pictured is the first-place...

Altrusa’s Drink Pink raises funds for Refuge

Altrusa International of Roswell hosted its fourth annual Drink Pink event in October to raise money for community service projects. Ticketholders were asked to...

Assistance League celebrates 58 years

In celebration of Assistance League of Chaves County’s 58 years of philanthropic service in the community, Education Chairman Liz McVay Fry invited the executive director...

Roswell’s top teachers honored

Reporter's note: Addition information has been included in this article. Teachers from the Roswell Independent School District (RISD) were recognized with a dinner and three...

Roswell’s charter school plans enrollment policy change

The Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council is planning to change its enrollment policies so that siblings of graduates would no longer be given priority for admission. Council...

Pair of elk find home at city zoo

The city zoo received a male and female elk Tuesday morning after they were released by a game reserve in the area and transferred by the...

Pet-adoption events scheduled in November, December

Roswell Animal Services has planned a pair of pet adoption events at which people can find dogs, and maybe some kittens, that are looking...

111418 JrSr News

Celebrating veterans and birthdays Senior Circle’s November birthday party is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 14. Tommy Graves will provide entertainment. He plays guitar and...

Military Heights Elementary holds food drive

As part of their mission to give back to the Roswell community, students and staff at Military Heights Elementary annually perform numerous service projects....

Mesa Middle School principal shares student goals with Optimists

Marcos Franco, new principal at Mesa Middle School, spoke to the Sunrise Optimist Club at a recent meeting. He shared goals for student success...

Kids and teens invited for coding class

Just about everyone has a phone these days because that one device can do so many things. There are always new apps and technology...

Council rejects senior memberships at golf course

The Roswell City Council rejected a proposed resolution to add new membership rates for seniors at the Nancy Lopez Golf Course. Councilors voted 8 to 1,...

Greyhound move means some revenue for city

The city of Roswell is getting some additional revenue now that Greyhound Line Inc. has closed its free-standing station and relocated to the city bus...

Toys through the eras

Above: Elaine Mayfield and Mary Ann Schrank, members of the exhibits committee at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, go through vintage toys...

Blue jeans and American dreams

Berrendo Elementary School staff show off their blue jeans and patriotic-themed outfits as part of a “dress-down” fundraiser for the GI Go Fund, which...

Comfort Food and books for comfort

Pasta sauces and a saucy crime story By Christina Stock Vision Editor There might be one comfort food that crosses all borders, all cultures and all time:...

A sheriff without a gun — memoirs of a sheriff’s wife

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record We have many interesting stories in our archives, including memoirs and historical documents. Some are just too good,...

Dreaming of a farmhouse Christmas

NMSU Chaves County Extension Clubs are hosting Christmas showcase By Christina Stock Vision Editor The New Mexico State University Chaves County Extension Clubs invite the public to...

Roswell celebrates Veterans Day despite weather

Cold temperatures did not keep the crowds away or dampen patriotic fervor Saturday, as people lined the flag-bedecked streets in downtown Roswell for this...

A man of fairness and faith

Fairness doesn’t happen by itself. It requires people to step up and to take conscious effort. Some do so as activists and volunteers. Some...

Producer of Roswell-related TV show visits local students

Aspiring television and film industry professionals in New Mexico are starting their careers at a great time and are working in a good state, according to television producer...

Carrying on a military tradition

Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, president and superintendent of the New Mexico Military Institute, salutes the cadet band as it passes in review on Stapp Field...

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