Author archives: Rseyler

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    Earth Camp teaches children recycling and respect

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Children learn about recycling and Keeping Roswell Beautiful with hands-on experience during the annual Earth Camp. Held each summer, the weeklong event introduces youth to various Earth-friendly topics, according to Elaine Mayfield, director of Spring River...

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    Library Board hears report on overcrowding

    October 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    It’s a problem that is good to have — the city library is overflowing with children during the summer reading program. However, a problem is a problem, and the Roswell Public Library Board of Trustees is looking for a solution. The board heard a committee...

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    Businesses turn out to tailgate

    October 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: The Roswell Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tailgate Party on Thursday in the parking lot of the Chamber office, and numerous businesses turned out to compete for “best recipe” awards. The volunteers with “Paint the Town Pink,” the effort...

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    Stewart Industries president responds to claims by RIAC

    October 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The president and founder of Stewart Industries International responded on Thursday to the city’s claim that the company owes the city nearly a quarter of a million dollars. Company President Tom Stewart says the rent payments on all buildings at the...

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    October 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Goddard High School students, from left, Britt Dixon, Jesus Melendez, Corban Stanford and Marissa Perez present “521O” to the third-graders at Washington Avenue Elementary School on Thursday, preparing for the Oct. 27 kickoff of the “Mayor’s Challenge...

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    Vet cemetery rules approved by board; Regulations will move on to the Buildings and Lands committee

    October 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell Cemetery Board approved proposed rules for burials in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery on Tuesday. “This is fantastic,” said Board President Jake Trujillo. “I want to thank everyone for all the work you have put into...

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    Scouts have long history in southeastern NM

    October 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Keith Alder, left, scout executive for the Conquistador Council of the Boy Scouts of America, discusses the history of Scouting in Roswell while Kiwanis Club President Abel Esquibel, right, listens to the presentation. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Boy...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...