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Farewell to the ‘Grand Marshal’

Pioneering UFO researcher Stanton Friedman dies Famed UFO researcher Stanton Friedman, whose persistence drew international attention to the alleged 1947 UFO crash near Roswell, died Monday....

Students work to build alternative energy systems

Eight local high school students have spent the semester creating renewable energy devices. The University High School seniors and juniors have been enrolled in the...

Local businesses warned of counterfeit bills

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is asking area businesses to be on the lookout for any counterfeit currency, after deputies found some during a...

Stabbing suspect wanted by police

Roswell Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend in the leg. Michael Joe Jaramillo, 40, of...

‘Circus Saurus’ set for May 20-21 in Roswell

The 2019 Circus Saurus will be at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 E. Main St. in Roswell, May 20-21. The show will feature...

South Park Cemetery to be closed Wednesday

South Park Cemetery, including General Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery, will be closed Wednesday, May 15 while road surfacing takes place. This is...

Pecos River Bureau inquires about local water rights

A state water agency bureau chief would like local water district directors to consider selling some water rights. Members of the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy...

Who does the comics pages?

Pecos Elementary School fifth graders, with their teacher Kirk Mundy, learned during yesterday’s tour of the Roswell Daily Record where the comics in the...

Leadership Roswell Alumni Association to hold 20th anniversary of annual awards...

For 20 years, Leadership Roswell Alumni Association has honored individuals for their commitment to leadership in our community. Those selected for the awards are recognized...

Website offers access to audio and ebooks

The Roswell Public Library offers plenty of in-house materials, but there are also digital materials to be checked out for those on the go...

Roswell man pleads not guilty to assault charges

A man who allegedly assaulted another man while high on methamphetamine in March pleaded not guilty Monday to two charges of aggravated assault with...

Mayor addresses air service, rocket slide

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh visited the Roswell Daily Record office recently for a conversation with RDR staff, part of a series of interviews focused...

Customers evacuated from Walmart due to gas leak

Employees and customers were cleared out of the Walmart Supercenter in Roswell Monday, following the discovery of a gas leak. Todd Wildermuth, public information officer...

Family Art at the Museum

Last Thursday, families and children filled the galleries and rooms of the Roswell Museum and Art Center for its Family After Hours event with...

ENMU-R welding students recognized

The second annual Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Welding Department banquet was held May 9 at the welding facilities on campus. Welding students enrolled in the...

Local Boy Scouts hire new scout executive

The Conquistador Council of Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America) has hired Lee Murdoch as its new Scout executive, according to a press release...

Pioneer Bank wins ‘Top Workplaces’ award

Pioneer Bank has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Albuquerque Journal. The list is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party...

Part of Wells Street to be closed for project

Wells Street in south Roswell, in the area of the Roswell International Air Center, will be closed indefinitely for railroad track work beginning Thursday,...

Detention Center, Road Department preview budget needs

The Chaves County Road Department has requested increased funding for a security camera system at its administrative center and has several equipment requests, while...

Local group ‘mothers’ community and women

A group of local women are demonstrating that nurturing and caring for women and young ladies can take many forms. The Women’s Project, a funding...

Kintigh talks politics, air center update

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh visited the Roswell Daily Record office recently for a conversation with RDR staff, part of a series of interviews focused...

Pastor celebrates 125th anniversary of his church

Aaron Colyer has been the lead pastor at First Baptist Church for five years, but the church he now leads has had a presence...

051219 Week Ahead

Monday Dexter Consolidated School District Board of Education, 4 p.m., Elementary Library, 400 W. First St. Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum...

Golfers see green for Wee Warriors

Local golfers and sponsors tee up to help the Wee Warriors’ Project during the third annual golf tournament for the charitable cause held Saturday...

Valley View penny drive raises over $1,000 for Walk for Hope

Valley View Elementary School participated in a penny drive fundraiser for Walk for Hope. Our students raised over $1,000! We are so proud of...

Girl Scout Troop helps stamp out hunger

Members of Girl Scout Troop 18014 participating in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive the second Saturday of May....

Balloon release for National Donate Life Month

During National Donate Life Month in April, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center hosted a balloon release of blue and green balloons in memory of...

Councilors question rec center fees

Fleet maintenance contract approved; public hearing to happen for nuisance ordinance Roswell City Council passed fees for the Roswell Recreation & Aquatic Center with...

Charter school expansion to wait until 2020

Sidney Gutierrez Middle School administrators and board members have decided that its planned kindergarten to fifth grade expansion will wait until fall 2020 as...

ENMU-R graduates encouraged to believe in themselves and persevere

Never stop trying to reach your goals, commencement speaker Robert Lopez Andazola told his fellow graduates at the 71st Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell graduation ceremony...

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