Big plans in store for miniature train; A Roswell Christmas Railway attraction and other projects are underway

September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

City workers from the Park and Grounds and Street departments will spend about 10 days straightening and leveling the miniature train tracks at the Spring River Park and Zoo as the city prepares for a holiday event at the zoo and makes plans for future events, festivals and attractions. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) City workers are [&hellip...

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Animals and motorcycles to be blessed at St. Andrew’s

September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Krystle Smith, kennel manager at the Roswell Humane Society, with two of her adoptable furry friends, Callie, left, a 9-week-old kitten, and Mickey, a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) If you happen to walk on four legs or ride on two...


KemperSports gets second nod to manage city course; Local golfers threaten to take their clubs elsewhere

September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council will soon decide whether the city will enter into negotiations with a national company to manage the Nancy Lopez Spring River Golf Course, after a City Council committee recommendation Wednesday. Several local retired golfers...


Wings for LIFE program discusses guardianship

September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Retired Judge Charles Currier of the Fifth Judicial District spoke about the various types of guardianships during the Wings for LIFE program on Sunday. A natural guardian is a child’s parent. However, if one or both parents die...


Local heroes honored at banquet

September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Officers Scott Oldani, middle, and Ashley Wood, right, were named the Roswell Police Department’s heroes at the Heroes Banquet on Sept. 11. Oldani and Wood saved the life of Leroy Gonzales, who was at the Denny’s restaurant on North Main...


Bring a canned good to the fair parade

September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As the food distribution hub to the needy in Chaves County, Harvest Ministries has an event in which the entire city can take part. The Eastern New Mexico Fair Board has allowed the ministry to invite everyone who is coming to the fair on Monday to bring a...


DWI in Chaves County

September 28, 2016 • 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...


RSO to feature violinist

September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Violinist Hye-Jin Kim The Roswell Symphony Orchestra will perform the first concert of its subscription series Saturday with guest violist Hye-Jin Kim. The concert, which has the seasonal theme Autumnal Abundance, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Pearson...


Man gets arrested for burglary and fleeing cops; Neighbor hears alarm, calls 9-1-1, assists police in locating suspect

September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tapia Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Gaye Drive Wednesday at about 9 a.m. in reference to a burglary in progress. They say a neighbor heard alarms sounding at the house being burglarized, and when investigating, found Raymond L. Tapia, 59,...


NMMI celebrates 125 years with art collection at RMAC Friday

September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

“NMMI Rock Garden,” an oil painting by Lischia Hansen, will be one of the works on view in this exhibit. (Submitted Photo) On Friday, Sept. 30, the Roswell Museum and Art Center will open its newest exhibit, Duty, Honor, Art: The New Mexico Military...