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Is an African photo safari on your bucket list?

Donald Weld has two passions — photography and travel. He’s fulfilled the African photo safari on his list. If you’d like to join him, come...

Champions Day in Chaves County

Last Thursday was declared Champions Day in Chaves County by the Chaves County Board of Commissioners in honor of the Roswell High School Coyotes...

State official discusses energy economy

Some international research groups have concluded that electric-powered vehicles could represent 90 percent of the world’s vehicles by 2040, and initiatives are underway to...

Boys & Girls Club names 2019 ‘Youth of Year’

Four youth from the area have demonstrated what participating in the Boys and Girls Club has meant to them by competing in the annual Youth of...

Roswell gathers at ‘alien uprising’

Lisa Dunlap Photo Another ‘extraterrestrial’ sighting is toasted Saturday morning by Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats, Roswell High School’s Charlie’s Angels dance team members, city leaders and Dunkin’-Baskin...

Finding the ‘city’s heartbeat’

Joe Neeb has been managing the city of Roswell for almost two years now. His ethic of service, voice, and relationship help him do...

New ‘We believe’ city branding effort unveiled

The city of Roswell is known for the alleged UFO incident in 1947 and Cubic Inc., the city’s contracted marketing firm, encouraged the city...

Navy confirms pilot training in Roswell

Some city staff and local businesses are preparing for the return of the “blue and gold.” The U.S. Navy has confirmed that about 100 military pilots will...

Roswell man charged with meth trafficking

A Roswell man was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop on charges of trafficking of a controlled substance, after he was found with a...

ENMU-R gathers ideas from local business leaders

Skills that employers want, ideas for future partnership and initiatives, and how Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is perceived by community residents were some of the...

Cavin elected chair of Board of Commissioners

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners has a new chair and vice-chair. At the first meeting of 2019, held Thursday morning, the board of five...

EMS funding requests approved by county commission

Three county volunteer fire units will apply for $62,000 in funding for emergency medical services (EMS) supplies, equipment and training. The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved the...

Keep Roswell Beautiful holds first meeting

Recycling and beautification education were hot topics at the first Keep Roswell Beautiful meeting. Around 20 people, a mix of city of Roswell employees and...

Shooting suspect to be held without bail pending trial

A suspect in a shooting that took place at a party early Sunday morning and left four people wounded will remain detained without bond...

Roswell man pleads guilty in sexual assault of two daughters

A Roswell man was convicted Thursday by a plea of no contest to charges related to having sex with his two foster daughters. Fermin Sigala,...

Gigi Hess performs in Carlsbad tonight

Carlsbad Jan. 11 Gigi Hess concert Gigi Hess performs at Milton’s Brewing, 108 E. Mermod St., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please visit miltonsbrewing.com or call 575-689-1026. Albuquerque Jan....

RISD faces financial impact from shooting threat

Superintendent Dr. Ann Lynn McIlroy reported during Tuesday’s school board meeting that the false school shooting threat at Roswell Independent School District (RISD) on...

Housing authority can help eligible Town Plaza tenants

The head of a regional housing authority based in Roswell can help qualifying Town Plaza Apartment tenants if they are displaced by condemnation proceedings. The on-site...

Three arrested in Monday night robbery of teenager

Three men were arrested earlier this week after allegedly robbing a teenager of a gun he was carrying Monday night. Antonio L. Delacerda, 19, Marquel...

Fighting a house fire

Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire Wednesday night at 1809 N. Missouri Ave., as smoke engulfs the neighborhood. The fire was reported shortly...

Corn elected Chaves County Republican chairman

Chaves County Republicans elected Robert Corn to be their new party chairman Tuesday at their biennial county convention. “Sympathy cards will be accepted at any...

Karges cancels Jan. 17 Aging Commission talk

An aide for U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-Albuquerque) has canceled a scheduled appearance at a Jan. 17 City of Roswell Commission on Aging meeting. A...

011019 Roswell Events

Jan. 10 Webinar The Wilson Cobb History & Geneology Research Library, 301 S. Richardson Ave., is hosting a webinar, Getting Started Right: Documents for New Genealogists,...

Optimists collect pop tabs for McDonald House

Two of the Sunrise Optimist Club members, Karen Hamilton and PJ Marshall/Reise, load up aluminum pop tabs to take to the Ronald McDonald house...

Dexter Middle School food drive challenge

Between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, a period of about 4 weeks, the students at Dexter Middle School engaged in their annual canned food...

Hope for Tomorrow club gives to Labor of Love

Inmates of the Roswell Correctional Center (RCC) (above) crocheted holiday elf hats for newborns at Lovelace Regional Hospital. The inmates are members of the...

City notifies tenants of potential condemnation

City of Roswell officials have notified the managers and owners of a large apartment complex on the southwest side of the city that they...

Documentary featuring Daily Record to air Thursday

A documentary about the alleged 1947 UFO crash that has made the city famous and includes footage and interviews from Roswell Daily Record’s office...

Herrell announces 2020 run for Congress

Two months after her defeat, Republican Yvette Herrell will seek a rematch against Democrat Rep. Xochitl Torres Small in 2020. Herrell declared her entry into...

County to hold required hearing on low-income tax rebate

In compliance with state law, the Chaves County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Thursday morning to consider what the county manager...

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