Author archives: Rseyler


    RMAC open house is a hit

    December 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Museum and Art Center held its Holiday Open House on Saturday, and dozens of young artists turned out to paint their own Christmas ornaments. The museum open house also featured planetarium shows and a scavenger hunt, and the event coincided with the...

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    New restaurants near completion

    December 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The new McDonald’s restaurant will open next week, but Roswellians will have to wait until next year to enjoy Buffalo Wild Wings and Carl’s Jr. “Buffalo Wild Wings expects to be open in mid-January, but those dates are not carved in stone,” said Bill...

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    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    December 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: A motorcyclist speeds past an obviously envious Santa during Saturday’s Electric Light Parade in Roswell.  Below: Hot air balloon gondolas light up the night during the Electric Light Parade on Saturday in Roswell. Hundreds turned out to watch the...


    Mikayla meets Santa

    December 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mikayla Delgado receives a hug from Santa while her father, Angel Delgado, looks on during Saturday’s Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico’s Breakfast with Santa. This is the eighth year for the event, and the second year that the breakfast...

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    Yucca karate program keeps kids kicking

    December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Roswell Yucca Karate class get their game faces on for some “Karate Kid” kicks during Thursday’s class for children 3 to 6-year-old. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. at the Yucca Recreation Center. For more photos,...

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    City still waiting on final festival financial reports; Officials await information from MainStreet Roswell

    December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city is still waiting on final reports from the Fiddle & Griddle Festival and the UFO Festival, Finance Committee members were told Thursday morning. Both festivals are organized by MainStreet Roswell, and the city’s contact with that group, Peggy...

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    Committee OKs funding for CASA

    December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County CASA has been providing services to the Roswell Police Department and other law enforcement agencies since July without funding, but the city Finance Committee took steps on Thursday to remedy that situation. CASA has been handling the forensic...

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    Children decorate Tree of Hope

    December 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Children from All Saints Catholic School decorate the “Tree of Hope” on Tuesday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. The tree is decorated by children every year in hope that cancer will be cured in their lifetime. RMAC has displayed the “Tree...

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    P&Z Committee mulls development of city’s northwestern property

    December 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Planning and Zoning Committee wants to hold a workshop in January to discuss the future development of the city’s property north of Cielo Grande Park. “In my opinion, this is the most valuable piece of property the city owns,” Committee Chairman...

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    Clubs turn out for annual luncheon

    December 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Abel Esquibel, president of the Roswell Kiwanis Club, listens to Col. David West, right, chief of staff at New Mexico Military Institute, who was the guest speaker at the All Civic Club Luncheon on Tuesday. Below: Roswell High School Choir members...