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Author archives: Kevin J. Keller

  • Bradley heads to Afghanistan

    August 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Bradleys enjoy family time at Peak Treatment Foster Care, Thursday. From left: Frank Bradley, Peggy Kendrick, Jamie Bradley, Sarah Bradley, and Chris Bradley. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Today he is enjoying time with his young, growing family, but soon,...

  • HSD secretary talks Medicaid

    August 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    How New Mexico will meet Medicaid changes was one of the topics discussed by the state’s Human Services Department Cabinet Secretary Sidonie Squier during a visit to Roswell Regional Hospital, Thursday. “Things will change,” Squier said concerning...

  • Parent calls RHS north parking lot ‘dangerous’

    August 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Parents and guardians make a line at Roswell High School’s north parking lot as they pick up their child(ren) after school, Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) High traffic and tight spaces have led to concerns about the safety of students at Roswell High...

  • Former POW Chew reunites with veterans

    August 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Mighty Eighth Air Force reunite in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy Photo) Once a member of the Mighty Eighth Air Force — a famous World War II air armada — Jack Chew is now a business owner who lives quietly in Roswell. However, Chew...

  • Hand-crank cyclist to stop in Roswell today

    August 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    People of Roswell: Be on the lookout for a cyclist proudly displaying an American flag on the back of his hand-crank bicycle in the coming days. The endurance cyclist who will come through Roswell by Thursday is Bob Wieland. After he lost both his legs in...

  • Job fair draws 550 job seekers

    August 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cheryll Parks, left, and her daughter Becky Parks fill out applications at the Comfort Keepers booth Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) More than 60 businesses participated in the New Mexico Workforce Connection’s “Out of This World” Job Fair,...

  • Spirit of ’45 lives on

    August 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard prepare to play “Silver Taps” during the Spirit of ’45 Day celebration at Peachtree Village of Roswell, Saturday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) It was 66 years ago on a day not unlike today that World War II came to...

  • Go hog wild!

    August 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A.J. Vaz, aka Luke from the Dukes of Hazzard, goes for a piggy-back ride while clowning during Pignitary Pig Show at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Thursday afternoon. Below, young ladies and their furry friends ready for the Wool Lead &...

  • 19 youth train to become Earth Rangers

    July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Youngsters attending the Keep Roswell Beautiful Earth Ranger Camp 2011, some outfitted with over-sized sunglasses, receive an educational tour of the Community Solar Demonstration Project at ENMU-R, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A group of local...

  • Hale suggests more local approach

    July 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A do-it-yourself approach may be the solution to many issues faced by local veterans, including health care, homelessness and the isolating distance between local vets and care facilities in northern New Mexico; at least according to New Mexico Department of...