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Master plan work underway at zoo

Changes, new landscaping and other developments can be seen in progress at Spring River Park & Zoo. Zoo Superintendent Marge Woods informed the Daily Record...

Governor to make cannabis legalization a priority

A bill to legalize recreational cannabis in New Mexico failed to make it to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk this session, but a local...

Gas leak prompts brief street closure downtown

A gas leak near a downtown building has been fixed, allowing people back into buildings and reopening the block on West Fifth Street that had been...

Science night equates to learning

Doris Rashad and Annika Rasha, an eighth grader at Mountain View Middle School, work to construct a marshmallow structure during the school’s Science, Technology,...

City officials clarify cause of mail-truck fire

City of Roswell officials on Tuesday moved to clarify the cause of an engine fire that severely damaged a local mail truck Monday afternoon...

Hagerman Elementary awarded grant to support drama program

Hagerman Elementary School announced that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, is awarding the elementary...

Sheriff’s office seeks information in stabbing

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a late February stabbing. Information is being sought on the Feb. 23 stabbing that happened during...

Green raised for Homeless Coalition on St. Patrick’s Day

Isaac Sheets, second from right, with the green beard, stands with family and friends at the start of the first annual St. Paddy’s Day...

Spring break activities all week for every age

The Roswell Public Library has a whole week of spring break activities planned while the kids are out of school. Starting on Saturday, March...

Commission on Aging to meet Thursday at Senior Circle

The Commission on Aging meets at 3 p.m. Thursday at Senior Circle, Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. Iris Karges...

Man sentenced on drug trafficking charges

A Roswell man changed his plea from not guilty to no contest on federal drug charges at a plea hearing Friday in Fifth Judicial...

Rucksack march planned to support veterans

Registration is open for the first Roswell’s Salute to the Troops-End Veteran Suicide Rucksack March. The event takes place March 24 from 1 to...

Mail truck catches fire

A Roswell firefighter douses the front of a mail truck that caught fire Monday afternoon in the 900 block of South Michigan Avenue. The...

Police arrest local man involved in alleged standoff

A local man alleged to have been involved in a Wednesday standoff with police was arrested late last week. Mark Stephen Henderson, 54, of Roswell was arrested...

Commission on Aging to meet Thursday

The Commission on Aging meets at 3 p.m. Thursday at Senior Circle, Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. The scheduled...

Some debris from storm can be disposed of for free

Following last week’s wind storm, clean (not mixed with other trash) tree/yard debris can be brought to the landfill by city residents. Disposal is...

Puppy love

Danni Carpender, left, and Halie Knight of Midland, Texas, show their fondness for Beaumont, a black labrador with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organization, during...

Storm-spotter training offered soon

The Roswell-Chaves County Office of Emergency Management and the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will host the annual Skywarn storm-spotter class this month. The free...

Resolution supporting unborn carried by council

Amendment shows council’s support of adoption instead of abortion Though House Bill 51 (HB 51) failed at the Senate level, Roswell City Council approved a...

City approves plat for affordable housing

Harshey’s Subdivision provides 18 lots for qualified builders Affordable housing developers now have some property in Roswell available for their projects. The city of Roswell has...

Being open to God’s plans

Was it blind chance that brought Judy Armstrong to Roswell? She would tell you no, it wasn’t. It was the hand of God guiding...

Ready for liftoff at Teen Leadership Institute

Dylan Tucker, a Roswell High School senior, gets an assist from other participants in the 2019 Teen Leadership Institute Saturday morning. New Mexico Military...

Shelter closes for those displaced by Chaves County tornadoes

A Red Cross shelter established to service people displaced by the tornadoes that hit Dexter and Hagerman Tuesday evening, has closed. The shelter stationed at...

Church repair to require lane closure

The city of Roswell has announced that a lane on South Main Street near Deming Street will be closed during the day next week to accommodate...

031719 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Bassett Auditorium, Museum, 1011 N. Richardson Ave. City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Commission, 5:30...

Church members celebrate Ash Wednesday

Above, Fr. Eduardo Espinosa, OFM — the priest at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, rubs ashes on Fita Padilla’s forehead in celebration of...

Boy Scouts speak at Sunrise Optimist Club

Patrick Smith, from the Boy Scouts of America, spoke to the Sunrise Optimist Club at a recent regular meeting. Patrick gave a very informative...

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day March 21

On Thursday, March 21, the Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico (DSFSENM) would like the entire community to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day...

Council approves search for air service consultants

Roswell International Air Center staff wants to add a commercial flight to a new destination in coming years and they now have approval to hire a consulting service to...

Crews repair school, downtown building after windstorm

Repairs and precautionary measures were underway Friday to remedy a couple of school and building problems resulting from the severe winds in the area Wednesday. Roswell school...

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