Author archives: Rseyler

  • CITY-MANAGER-01-8-28

    Final city manager candidate interview today

    August 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steven Polasek, city manager of Keller, Texas, is interviewed on Monday by Roswell City Council members. Polasek was the fourth candidate to be interviewed by city officials and staff members during the past two weeks. The final candidate will be in town...

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    Man beaten, stabbed for firing dairy employee; 2 brothers, suspects, arrested

    August 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Chaves County man was beaten and stabbed on Tuesday by masked attackers after he was tasked with firing one of the suspected attackers from his job at a local dairy. Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Cheyenne II Dairy, located at...

  • P&Z

    Commissioners deny rezoning request again

    August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Shepard discusses his zoning request with the city Planning and Zoning Commissioners during Tuesday night’s meeting at City Hall. The commissioners voted 4-2 to deny Shepard’s request for a second time. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Planning and...


    Principal: Over 1,400 students at Roswell High

    August 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell High School Principal Ruben Bolanos discusses the start of the new school year with the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, RHS had 1,409 students enrolled, he said. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The hallways of Roswell High School are teeming with...

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    Running to help out

    August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bob Edwards, left, presents a check for $1,500 from the Roswell Runners Club to Parks Commissioner Mandi Owens, from left, Spring Park Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield and Parks Director Tim Williams on Monday. The money was raised during the 21st annual Spring...

  • Vet-cemetery

    Advisory board to consider veterans cemetery rules

    August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the cemetery advisory board discuss proposed rules for the veterans cemetery during a meeting on Tuesday at South Park Cemetery. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The South Park Cemetery Advisory Board was presented a set of proposed rules for burials...

  • Dog-meeting

    Council, officials discuss animal control

    August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Clerk Sharon Coll discusses the packets she distributed to City Council members during the workshop on the city’s Animal Control Services on Wednesday at City Hall. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council received an update from police...

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    Workshops on Yucca’s future to begin Saturday

    August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city Parks & Recreation Committee and Commission will begin holding workshops this weekend to get public input on the fate of the Yucca Recreation Center. The first workshop will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Yucca Recreation Center, said...

  • ATHLETICS-8-20

    Shea: Student athletes excel on field, in class

    August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Brian Shea, left, director of activities and athletics for Roswell Independent School District, discusses the academic and athletic success of the district’s student athletes while Kiwanis Club President Ed David listens on Tuesday in Roswell. (Randal...

  • A1-RODEO-01-8-19

    Rodeo features local cowboys in ranch competition

    August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ranch cowboys from the Bell Ranch compete in the penning competition on Saturday at the 26th annual New Mexico Championship Ranch Rodeo, which was held this past weekend in Roswell. Members of the Bell Ranch team include Zack Burson, Kris Wilson, Bryan Clark,...