Author archives: Rseyler

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    Blessing of the Animals Sunday

    October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rev. Dale Plummer of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church holds Onyx, left, and Binks, two six-week-old puppies from the Roswell Humane Society shelter, on Tuesday. Plummer will officiate at the annual Blessing of the Animals and Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday...

  • BATSON-9-30

    Longtime community advocate Jane Batson dies

    September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Batson   Jane Batson, longtime community volunteer and advocate, died Saturday morning. “It is a great loss for our community, she worked tirelessly in many areas to make our community better,” said Paula Camp, coordinator of Healthy Kids of Chaves...

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    University offers Crossfit to students

    September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tabitha Denny is now offering her CrossFit class to ENMU-R students at her gym in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Students at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell now have an extra fitness option — CrossFit. The university began offering CrossFit...

  • HOMECOMING-02-9-27

    RHS Class of ’74 welcomed back

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: The Roswell High School mascots share “high fives” with members of the Class of ’74 during the Homecoming Assembly in the RHS gymnasium on Friday.  Below: Roswell High Homecoming Queen Georgia Eldridge, left, is crowned and congratulated by Pat...

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    Loaves & Fishes brings food, fellowship

    September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Loaves & Fishes Community Development Corp., a United Way agency, has been offering food to seniors in Hagerman for six years. Loaves & Fishes offers a food pantry for seniors and others who need assistance. The agency grew out of a small Sunday...


    Deputy cabinet secretary visits city library; Trustees discuss upcoming Bond B election

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Michael Delello, deputy cabinet secretary of the Department of Cultural Affairs, visited the Roswell Public Library’s Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A state official was in town Thursday visiting the Roswell Public...


    Banned Books Week highlights First Amendment; Library displays challenged manuscripts, encourages reading

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Children’s Librarian Deanne Dekle of the Roswell Public Library stands by a display of books that have been banned or challenged on Wednesday. This week is Banned Books Week, and Dekle is encouraging residents to read and celebrate the First Amendment. For...


    Reflections & Recovery offers counseling, support

    September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lorual Peschka, director and founder of Reflections & Recovery, at left, and Houston Johnson, R&R board member, second from right, visit with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Helping women overcome addiction to alcohol...

  • ARSON-9-24

    Possible arson

    September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police were investigating a suspicious fire and possible arson at the intersection of Hendricks Street and Wyoming Avenue on Tuesday. The suspect was badly burned and was flown out of town for medical treatment, according to Officer L.J. Harrell,...

  • AD QUITS johnson 9-23

    Former Alamogordo AD takes charge of Roswell athletics

    September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lawrence Johnson, former athletic director of Alamogordo Public Schools, has been named interim athletic director for the Roswell Independent School District, Superintendent Tom Burris announced on Monday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Roswell’s high school...