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City preparing convention center for reopening

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The city is preparing to reopen the Roswell Convention Center for events this fall, taking on the management of the facility itself rather than...

City councilors also consider 30×30 opposition

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The Roswell City Council is considering a resolution opposing a federal nationwide conservation plan, similar to actions already taken by Chaves County and several...

Committee discusses how to address city’s parks needs

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An ad hoc committee of the Roswell City Council on recreation facilities met for the first time late Friday afternoon for a wide-ranging conversation...

Roswell police arrest suspect in Friday shooting

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An 18-year-old local man was apprehended Friday afternoon shortly after a shooting that killed his roommate. Chavis Lewis Thomas is charged with second-degree murder, tampering...

Roswell preps, holds initial livestock events for fair

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Above: Saturday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair was the start of some youth livestock activities and preparation day for the official fair...

Leprino Foods to build Lubbock plant

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Leprino Foods Co., one of Roswell’s largest employers, will open a new manufacturing plant in Lubbock, Texas. Leprino Foods Co. and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott...

2021 Goddard Homecoming Court recognized

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The Goddard High School Homecoming Court recently gathered for a photo. Pictured, back row left to right: Junior Prince Javyn Morales, Senior Prince Diego...

Redistricting Committee to meet in Roswell Tuesday

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The independent panel that takes recommendations and proposals about how New Mexico’s political maps should be redefined will hold their second and final public...

Local investors buy Wilshire Center

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A large retail center in north Roswell has been purchased by a group of investors, and a city employee has said that the new...

100321 Week Ahead

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Monday Eastern New Mexico State Fair Opening Day and Parade. Parade starts 10 a.m. on North Main Street. Roswell, Dexter and Hagerman public schools; Eastern...

Air Center gets federal grant for hangar expansion

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The city of Roswell has received a $2.8 million federal grant that it plans to use to expand a hangar at the Roswell Air...

Jeff Stroble to be honored at national memorial this weekend

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The name of Roswell firefighter Jeff Stroble, who died after a fireworks explosion in 2019, will be added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial...

ENMU-Roswell nears completion of Physical Plant Building

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Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell plans to occupy its newest building in about a week, although a ribbon-cutting will have to wait for now. The Physical...

Main Street to be closed for fair parade Monday

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A portion of Main Street will be closed Monday for a few hours to accommodate the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade that will...

Ruidoso company buys condemned apartments

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A company near Ruidoso has purchased the shuttered Town Plaza Apartments, according to information from a city department head and county documents. IMS Global Enterprises...

Local family to introduce new franchise to Roswell

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A Roswell family is introducing a new franchise to Roswell. Mike and Alicia Gonzales, who also own CCDS Builders and Chaves County Door & Supply,...

City using technology to improve trash routes, expand landfill cell use

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The city’s trash collection is going digital. Abraham Chaparro, solid waste and facilities director, and his staff members told the Roswell City Council’s Infrastructure Committee...

No serious injuries reported in three-vehicle crash

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Personnel with the Roswell Police Department and Roswell Fire Department respond to a three-vehicle crash in the area of 2200 North Main Street in...

Man pleads not guilty to charges in drive-by shooting

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A man charged in connection with an August drive-by shooting that left a teenage girl injured has pleaded not guilty to several criminal counts. Taina...

MainStreet Roswell Pie Contest winners announced

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Barbara Gomez, left, MainStreet Roswell board member, is pictured with the first place winner of the first MainStreet Roswell Pecan Pie Competition, Candy Beeman,...

Volunteers thanked for judging MainStreet’s first pie contest

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Pictured left to right are Barbara Gomez, MainStreet Roswell board member; Dan Coleman; Jennifer Hellums; Chrystal McClain; Mrs. New Mexico Alicia Gilmore; Kristen Good;...

2021 Green Chile Stew Competition winner recognized

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Molly Boyles, left, MainStreet Roswell vice president, is pictured with the first place winner of the fifth annual MainStreet Roswell and Roswell Daily Record...

Volunteers gather for Green Chile Stew Contest judging

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Pictured left to right are Molly Boyles, Chrystal McClain, Kathy Cook, Alicia Gilmore (Mrs. New Mexico), Todd Verciglio and Dan Coleman. Boyles, MainStreet Roswell’s...

093021 Roswell Events

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Ongoing Dolly Parton Imagination Library United Way of Chaves County announced that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available for children from birth to preschool. United...

State Police: Device that caused bomb scare was oxygen tank

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The New Mexico State Police Bomb Squad has determined that a device that caused a bomb scare Monday at the Chaves County Detention Center...

DOT-funded projects would add to city’s streets budget

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The city’s spending on road projects this fiscal year could increase to about $10 million if the Roswell City Council approves agreements for several...

Manhunt ends, murder suspect captured

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A homicide suspect who was the subject of a manhunt Monday night just north of Roswell was found and taken into custody Tuesday morning. Chaves...

Adair sees tough round of redistricting ahead for GOP

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A local demographer and former Republican state legislator said he sees a bleak decade ahead for his party in New Mexico as the state...

Valley View students assist Down Syndrome Foundation

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Students at Valley View Elementary School stepped up to a challenge to help out the Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico by collecting...

Winners of Green Chile Stew Contest announced

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Pictured, from left, are Todd Verciglio; Mrs. New Mexico Alicia Gilmore; Dan Coleman; Kathy Cook; and Chrystal McClain, judges for the MainStreet Roswell and...

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