Author archives: Rseyler

  • TOBOSA-01-9-13

    Tobosa celebrates clients, employees

    September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Tobosa client Danny Davis, left, celebrates receiving his 10-year award from Rosy Rubio, assistant director of Tobosa Developmental Services, during the 36th annual Tobosa Awards Celebration on Friday at The Liberty. Tobosa staff, family, clients and...

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    Council votes to overturn zoning commission decision

    September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mary Shepard testifies during her appeal hearing on Thursday during the City Council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to overturn a Planning and Zoning Commission decision that denied a zoning...

  • SR-OLYMPICS-9-12.1

    Athlete: Senior Olympics offer exercise, fun; Annual state competition returns to Roswell in 2015

    September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bonnie Bitzer, right, discusses her 19 years as a Senior Olympian while Dina Jenks, left, events coordinator for the New Mexico Senior Olympics, listens. Bitzer was the guest speaker for Thursday’s Continuity of Care meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)  ...

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    Continuity of Care begins scholarship

    September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A local group of health care and service providers are preparing to offer a new scholarship through Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. The Continuity of Care/Cindy Willard Memorial Scholarship will be offered to students pursing careers in health...

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    Kirksey sole applicant for new judgeship; Judicial nominating commission meets today in Lovington

    September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kirksey   Hobbs attorney Lee Kirksey is the only applicant who has applied for the judicial vacancy on the 5th Judicial District Court, according to a news release issued by the court on Monday. The vacancy is due to the creation of a new judgeship by...

  • YUCCA-9-10

    Parks director: Public opinion split on fate of Yucca Center

    September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tim Williams, left, Roswell’s director of parks and recreation, discusses the Yucca Recreation Center with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, while Kiwanian Abel Esquibel, at right, listens. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Residents attending the recent...

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    City Council approves Polasek as new city manager

    September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City Council approved hiring Steven Polasek, the city manager of Keller, Texas, to be the next Roswell city manager. “I am very humbled and honored to be selected to be the next city manager for the city of Roswell,” Polasek said Tuesday night...

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    Mold remediation underway at fire station after weekend away

    September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Firefighters moved back into Fire Station One on Monday after mold experts had a chance to examine the building, Deputy Fire Chief Devin Graham said on Monday. Officials discovered mold growing in the fire station, which is located downtown on South...

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    Ready to ride

    September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The carousel at the Spring River Park and Zoo stands ready for riders on Sunday in Roswell. Spring River Park and Zoo is the only free zoo in New Mexico, and the historic wooden carousel was donated to the city in the 1970s. The rare carousel is one of about...

  • TOURISM-01-9-9

    Planetarium to host open house Thursday evening

    September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    School board member and former Goddard Planetarium director James Waldrup, left, visits with Kaarina Jager following Monday’s Chaves County Tourism Council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Roswell Museum and Art Center will host an open...