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ENMU-Roswell to close for winter break
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will close for winter break from 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 to Tuesday, Jan. 1. The campus will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 7:30 a.m. The campus is closing at 10 a.m. instead of noon in honor of Jim Waldrip, former astronomy instructor and ENMU-Roswell Founda
Eastlake's Talavera signs with New Mexico Military Institute
Adrian Talavera, a pitcher and outfielder for Eastlake High School, signed his national letter of intent Monday to play baseball at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, N.M.
Convention center close to opening
City council, tourism council updated on progress of construction. General updates on the Roswell Convention & Civic Center (RCCC) were shared during the full city council meeting last week and with the Roswell Tourism Council on Monday.
City adjusts holiday schedule through new year
City administration offices and certain other city facilities will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as New Year’s Day. Some city services will have adjusted schedules for some of those holidays or the weeks in which they occur.
Library and Santa bring holiday to kids
Merriment and education combined Saturday afternoon when the Roswell Public Library held its Yuletide Festival. For many years, the library has had a Christmas event, but this year saw a full-fledged “festival” meant to cultivate readers and grow imaginations.
Roswell honors military with Wreaths Across America tribute
U.S. citizens live in a society founded on the ideals of justice, equality and freedom, one that works to give freedoms and provide opportunities, said Tony Clayton, master of ceremonies of a local Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday morning held to honor soldiers who gave their lives, as well
Rodolfo Sergio Jojola “Rudy Aragon”
Rudy passed away on December 4, 2018 (one week shy of his 39th birthday) in Minneapolis, MN. Services: Rudy will be laid to rest at the Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque, NM on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. All family and friends are encouraged to come and help share memories and warm
Homelessness up in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has seen an uptick in homelessness and it’s at the top nationally when it comes to the percentage of people experiencing chronic homelessness. The statistics made public Monday were part of an annual assessment prepared by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Proposed nuisance property ordinance tabled by Council
A proposed nuisance property ordinance was tabled by the Roswell City Council for additional revisions. Councilor Judy Stubbs made the motion to table the measure to be reviewed by the city’s Legal and Public Safety Committees. Stubb’s motion was seconded by Councilor Jeanine Corn Best and the 10 co
The No. 12 sports moment of the year
With the year coming to an end, the Roswell Daily Record Sports Department wanted to count down the 12 top sports moments in Chaves County. Nothing is concrete — this is just the sports department’s opinion. There is no right or wrong and it’s open to debate, but many will be surprised by who was le
Homeless Coalition to hold Hearts of Gold fundraiser Friday
The Roswell Homeless Coalition will spread some holiday cheer and raise some much-needed money to keep the organization’s two shelters open at the second annual Hearts of Gold fundraiser.
Roswell homeless shelter may be forced to shut down
ROSWELL, N.M.- The Roswell Homeless Coalition is struggling to keep its doors open. Jeneva Martinez, who is on the board of directors, said the shelter doesn’t receive any state, federal or local funding.
Angels bring gifts to CASA teens
Members of Charlie’s Angels Dance Team of Roswell High School brought gifts to the CASA store on Thursday. The gifts are for teenagers who are in the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children program. CASA employees Gabriela Castro, Amanda Lueras and Adelina Mendest greeted the girls and told t
All Aboard New Mexico’s Spectacular Christmas Train For A Magical Holiday Experience
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this Christmas train in Roswell isn’t just New Mexico’s most enchanting train ride, it’s an entire Christmas experience for the whole family. Every fifteen minutes this electric train leaves the station where you’ll head to St. Nicholas Station and exper
Police look for information in Thursday shooting
Roswell Police are asking the public for any information they might have about a residence that was the target of gunfire Thursday night at the 600 block of West Matthews Street.
Scientists from New Mexico discover and name new dinosaur
A new species of dinosaur was discovered and named by a group of scientists from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. The bones were found 20-years-ago in Southern Arizona and are a new species of ceratopsid, which is a horned dinosaur.
City considers commercial flights to Denver
City of Roswell leaders have their eyes on Denver as a possible landing site for expanded commercial airline service. Houston is also considered a possibility, but is seen as a less likely choice early in the planning stage.
New Mexico reports the first death of the flu season
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico is reporting the first death of this year’s flu season. Officials at the New Mexico Department of Health in Santa Fe said Monday that a woman from Lincoln County has died from the flu.
Roswell reconsiders allowing residents to keep chickens, ducks
ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - Roswell City Councilors will reconsider a poultry ordinance. The bill would let residents keep up to four female chickens, ducks, turkeys and up to 10 pigeons within city limits.
Registration open for Christmas Vacation Fun program
Registration is taking place for the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department’s Christmas Vacation Fun program. The program will be in session Dec. 20 through Jan. 7 at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center. The program runs from 7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. each weekday, with the exceptions of Christmas