Junkyard property owner says he’s on it

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ernest “Rod” Tricarico, owner of this property at 6105 N. Main St., says he will clean up the land by Aug. 1. The Chaves County commission last week ordered Tricarico to clean up the property within 15 days or face a lien on the property. Tricarico said the county commission’s order is illegal. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The [&hellip...

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Hangin’ at the rodeo

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cowboys literally “head out into the sunset” in the parking lot at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds Saturday during the Bob Crosby Open Ranch Rodeo. (Bill Moffitt Photos)   Cohdy Seely, 5, of Roswell, watches the action at the ranch rodeo at the...


Morning sun

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morning sunlight filters through the branches of a tree and gives a cloud-like effect to the sprinklers as they water a yard in the 500 block of West Hervey Drive Monday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 80s this week. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April. 16-20

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 16 • At 10:13 a.m., fire alarm, 1000 block of South Mulberry Avenue. • At 11 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 11:50 a.m., medical call,...

Water Trust Board forgives $562,000 debt from Las Vegas

April 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The state Water Trust Board has forgiven a $562,000 debt from the northern New Mexico city of Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Optic reported ( that City Council members made the debt reduction official last week. The...

Doctor says he’s met requirements for reactivating license

April 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Hobbs obstetrician and gynecologist whose medical license was suspended after he was accused of having sex with patients and leaving some giving birth unattended has told medical regulators that he has joined a new practice. The...

Nature education center in Los Alamos to hold grand opening

April 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A grand opening will be held Wednesday for a new nature education center in Los Alamos. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( that the Los Alamos Nature Center will serve as a site for discussions on subjects...

Lambert wins 4, but Luke Bryan take top prize at ACM Awards

April 20, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Steven Tyler, left, presents the award for entertainer of the year to Luke Bryan at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)...

AP PHOTOS: A different kind of heavy metal in the Gowanus

April 20, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Tyler Frank, who flew from St. Louis to compete, hurls a made-for-destruction banjo into a polluted New York waterway during the fifth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival’s Gowanus Banjo Toss, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York....

“Big 3″ lead Cavaliers past Celtics 113-100 in Game 1

April 20, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, third from left, laughs with friends at the end of a first round NBA playoff basketball game between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won the first game...