Author archives: Rseyler

  • 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...

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    Commissioners discuss inaccessibility of courthouse

    October 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The outside elevator, which provides access to the Chaves County Courthouse for disabled residents, is out of service, and county officials are left wondering how to remedy the situation. “I got chewed on over the outside elevator, and we’ve been getting...

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    Police say there’s no connection in recent shootings

    October 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police say they do not think the three shootings that happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning were related incidents. “Investigators do not believe the three incidents are connected. They are being investigated separately,” said Todd...

  • GODDARD-10-16

    ‘Aiming for the Stars’ celebrates Goddard legacy

    October 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Randal Seyler Photo “Aiming for the Stars,” a public event honoring Roswell’s most famous “star,” rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard, begins at 1:30 p.m. on Friday with a symposium, held in New Mexico Military Institute’s Pearson Auditorium. Goddard...

  • TOBOSA-10-15

    Los Pasitos service offers support to children, families

    October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kiwanis Club member Dennis Pabst, left, listens to Joan Blodgett, executive secretary at Tobosa Developmental Services, discuss Los Pasitos Early Intervention and Learning Center on Tuesday during the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)  ...

  • ESPINOZA-10-15

    Espinoza seeking fifth term

    October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Espinoza   State Rep. Nora Espinoza (R-Roswell) is seeking her fifth consecutive term representing District 59. The district includes most of Lincoln County, except most of Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Glencoe and San Patricio. It also includes the western...

  • TOURISM-10-14

    Food Truck Throwdown planned for Nov. 8; Toddzilla’s to be featured on Food Channel

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chef Todd Alexander, center background, looks out of the food truck, while the crew from the Food Channel prepare to film a segment of “Pizza Masters” featuring the Roswell-based Chef Toddzilla’s Mobile Cuisine on Thursday. (Rey Berrones Photo)  ...