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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...

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...

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...

Woman wanted on warrants arrested after chase

A woman who was wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants is now facing additional criminal charges after she allegedly sped away from police Wednesday with two children...

Commissioners schedule hearing about local labor board

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing next month to decide about keeping its Labor Management Relations Board. Commissioners voted 5-0...

RPD: Man sought for questioning in homicide

Roswell police investigators are working to locate a man sought for questioning in the shooting death of another man in east Roswell early Friday...

Joint law enforcement operation results in 100 arrests

A joint operation by multiple local and federal law enforcement agencies this week culminated in scores of arrests and the seizure of large amounts...

Chaves County man among latest COVID-19 deaths

A Chaves County man was among the 23 deaths related to COVID-19 announced by the state of New Mexico on Friday. The state also announced...

RPD: Possible homicide under investigation

The Roswell Police Department is investigating a possible homicide after a 43-year-old local man was found deceased at a residential property in east Roswell...

Solar company plans Roswell expansion

A solar energy company is expanding its operations in Roswell and has received state funds to hire and train up to 10 more employees. New...

County opposes recommendations of Civil Rights Commission

Chaves County commissioners and the county manager have all sorts of choice words for the legislative recommendations of the New Mexico Civil Rights Commission,...

City crews work to disinfect facilities, surfaces

City of Roswell Parks Department employee Horace Reese uses a sprayer attached to a small tank truck to disinfect playground equipment Thursday morning at...
Breaking News

Fugitive who escaped police custody sought by RPD

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include information released Thursday afternoon about surveillance footage obtained by police. An out-of-state criminal suspect is being...
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State orders COVID-related closures of two local stores

County talks about possible ways to respond Editor's note: This story has been updated to include reaction from local officials to the store closures. Two Roswell...

Ingle replaced as Senate minority leader

A longtime area legislator has come up short in his bid to retain his leadership position in the New Mexico Senate. State Sen. Stuart Ingle,...

Suspect arrested in high speed chase

A man was arrested Tuesday night on multiple charges after leading officers from several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase in and around...

Councilor says comments about Harris not racist

Comments by a Roswell city councilor posted on Facebook have been called racist by a civil rights organization, but the councilor says her comments...

Dexter Schools superintendent plans retirement

The superintendent of the Dexter Consolidated Schools District has expressed her intention to retire after the end of the school year, after 30 years...

ENMU-R announces Thanksgiving break

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will observe the Thanksgiving recess from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29. No classes will be held and all...

Local nurse wins professional honor

The New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence has recognized an Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell nursing graduate for her accomplishments. Fallon Evans Moody received the Nightingale...

111920 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...

RPD: Driver not at fault in fatal pedestrian accident

Police have determined that a 30-year-old man was not at fault and will not face criminal charges after a pickup truck he was driving...

Man sentenced in child sexual assault case

A Hagerman man convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison. Judge Dustin K. Hunter of...

Board of Commissioners meeting to be livestreamed

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners is due to consider issues concerning its labor management relations board, the 2021 legislative session and the recommendations...

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