Forum aims to help future business creators

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute faculty stand next to a chalk landscape drawn by artist and motivational speaker Ben Glenn Friday night as part of the Third Annual Forum on Entrepreneurship sponsored by the institute. From left are Lt. Col. Paul Burrow, a math faculty member, and Lt. Col. Philip Baca, associate dean of the Division [&hellip...

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Howdy, y’all! Denim & Diamonds draws hundreds

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Christina Stock Photos) Denim & Diamonds took place Friday evening at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Proceeds of the dinner and dance benefits the Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico. Featured was a historical tribute to the Roswell...


‘Cleansing fires’ are now the domain of retired fire marshal

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

During one of his rare quiet moments, Mike Puckett prepares to ride the motorized bicycle that he has been building at his home. (Curtis Michaels Photo) When a man spends his life studying fire, to fight it, to control it or to investigate its causes, his...


Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


The Week Ahead

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., City Hall conference room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Tuesday Occupancy Tax Board, 2:30 p.m., City Hall conference room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Artesia City Council, 6 p.m., Artesia City Hall, 511 W....


Where the federal government spends your income tax

March 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

According to the National Priorities Project, the average New Mexican paid $9,051 in federal income taxes in 2015. That’s $3,927 less than the national average. The NPP publishes a Federal Income Tax Receipt pie chart every year that breaks down where your...

Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades

March 25, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo shows the website, where people can buy health insurance, displayed on a laptop computer screen in Washington. Millions of Americans will still need to navigate the current federal health care system in the...

Mourners pack church, streets for medic struck by ambulance

March 25, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Fire Department of New York shows FDNY emergency medical technician Yadira Arroyo. Police said the EMT in New York City died after she was run over Thursday, March 16, 2017, by her own ambulance that had just been stolen....

Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South

March 25, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, the moon rises over a destroyed neighborhood in the aftermath of a tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans. Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful system moves across the central...

New Mexico sees increase in jobless rate, highest in nation

March 25, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate went up in February, ensuring the state would again have the country’s highest percentage of unemployed workers. Statistics released by state and federal officials on Friday show that New...