Author archives: Rseyler

  • KISS-A-PIG-01-10-21

    Pig kissin’

    October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Ingram and Griffin each raised $79.79 in their classrooms, tying for the honor to kiss a pig during the school’s Red Ribbon ceremony on Monday. Below: First grade teacher Dolores Ingram reacts while fifth grade teacher Brittany Griffin kisses a pig...

  • MUSEUM-10-21

    Museum director talks local event successes

    October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees listen to Museum Director Michael Hall, center, discuss the “Aiming for the Stars” event held Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center, Museum and at Pearson Hall. Museum staff helped with the...

  • SCA-01-10-21

    Going back in time

    October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Shire of Gleann Medonach, Roswell’s chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism, held an event on Saturday. Medieval re-enactors do battle, as well as re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The event was held next to...

  • BOND-C-10-19

    Bond could bring improvements to ENMU-R

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Donna Oracion, college development director for Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, discusses campus improvements that are dependent upon Bond C being approved by voters on Nov. 4. (Randal Seyler Photo)   When voters go to the polls on Nov. 4, they...

  • PUMPKINS-01-10-19

    Pumpkin patchin’

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above:: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church opened its Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, offering Roswell-grown pumpkins for sale and ushering in the fall season. Funds raised will go to support Rivers of Life, CASA of Chaves County and Cub Scouts Pack 26. Below:...


    Miss New Mexico gets to know a little about Mars

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dr. Larry Crumpler of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science in Albuquerque, discusses a meteor impact crater on Mars with Miss New Mexico Jessica Burson, of Roswell, on Saturday at the Convention and Civic Center during the “Space Trail...

  • KIWANIS-10-19

    Kintigh declares day for Kiwanis district

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh, left, reads a proclamation, held by Kiwanis District Governor Joe DeBlasi of Sun City West, Ariz., right, on Saturday, declaring Oct. 18, 2014, Division 4 Southwest District Kiwanis International Day. The Roswell Kiwanis Club held a...

  • FIRE-01-10-19

    Fire safety and fun

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Roswell Fire Department personnel were at Home Depot Saturday morning meeting the public and informing children about fire safety. The remote-controlled fire truck was a hit with the young visitors. Below: “Sparky the Fire Dog” visits with members...


    Schmitt discusses Goddard, NASA career

    October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dr. Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 astronaut and one of the last two men to walk on the moon, visits with members of New Mexico Military Institute’s Flight Club on Friday. Schmitt is in Roswell as part of the “Aiming for the Stars” celebration of the...

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    Commissioners to petition Congress on PILT funding; Economic development ordinance to get public hearing

    October 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners sent a message to Congress on Thursday asking the government to provide full funding for federally owned land within the county. The federal government owns approximately 32 percent of the land in Chaves County, and...