Author archives: Rseyler

  • JUDGE-FOLO-2-8-8

    Commission nominates Riggs for judge; Currier honored by friends, family and co-workers

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kea Riggs, left, nominee for the 5th Judicial District Court judgeship, visits with retiring judge Charles Currier on Thursday following a retirement ceremony and reception for Currier. Riggs received the nomination to fill Currier’s position in a...

  • ICIP-8-7

    Officials discuss infrastructure list

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors, officials and state legislators met Tuesday to discuss the city’s Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan. Councilors are working on prioritizing capital projects to submit the state for possible funding. (Randal Seyler Photo)   City...

  • PLAN-COMM-8-6

    Water wells topic of committee meeting

    August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city Planning and Zoning Council Committee discussed domestic water wells within the city limits during Tuesday’s meeting at City Hall. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Planning and Zoning Council Committee members discussed domestic water wells within...

  • TEACHERS-8-6

    Principal: Teaching ‘best thing in the world’

    August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jennifer Bolanos, principal of Nancy Lopez Elementary School, discusses the teaching profession at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Although being a teacher brings a lot of responsibility, Principal Jennifer Bolanos...

  • BETA-8-5

    Office space targets young professionals

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Brianda Calvo, left, and Christopher Rodriguez, center, of DirecTV, visit with property manager Connie Harrell at Beta Roswell, located on the fourth floor of 400 Penn Plaza. Beta Roswell offers office workspace for rent by the day, week or month for young...


    Burris: RISD grades compare favorably to others

    August 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Goddard High School band students wrapped up two weeks of camp on Friday. The band will hold a concert at 6 p.m. today in Del Norte Park, said band director Kevin Everitt. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the GHS gymnasium. Goddard High School...

  • Man killed in oil field accident

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staff Report A 21-year-old Hobbs man died in an oil field accident Wednesday morning, according to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office. Fabian Martinez, 21, of Hobbs died following an explosion at 730 W. Kincaid Ranch Road, which is south of Artesia. Martinez...


    Nature’s Dairy makes last shipment of milk

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Zoey Sota, an employee of Nature’s Dairy, said working for the Roswell milk processing facility was a great experience. “I’m young, and I can always find another job, but where will I find another place like this to work? We’re more like a big family,...

  • DAIRY-7-31

    Local producers, legislators support changes to Dairy Rule

    July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jeff Kendall, general counsel for the New Mexico Environment Department, explains the purpose of Tuesday’s meeting at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Dairy producers, legislators, and state officials met to discuss the state’s dairy discharge...

  • JUDGE-kea-riggs-mug-7-31

    Riggs only applicant for 5th Judicial spot

    July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Riggs   The only applicant for an opening on the 5th Judicial District Court is Kea W. Riggs, according to a news release from the nominating commission. According to the website, Judgepedia, Riggs was a part-time federal magistrate judge for the United...