News Alert: Woman reported missing

April 28, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Submitted Photo) Friends of 22-year-old Stephanie Yamteh, a Roswell Jobs Corps student injured in a March 24 crash near Elida, say she has been missing since Monday.  Her friends, Titus Mbah and Alfred Ashung, said Yamteh disappeared after returning to Roswell for rehabilitation. Yamteh, who was a student driver at Roswell Job Corps, suffered serious...

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Police investigating two shootings Thursday night

April 28, 2017 • BREAKING NEWS, Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police continue to investigate two separate shooting incidents in south Roswell Thursday night that left two people injured. The shootings occurred within an hour and a half of each other, but Roswell Police Department investigators do not believe the...


County meeting sees big debate about road; Land Council decides on Felix Canyon Road; final say will be May 18

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (1)

Mike Casabonne, standing, and son Kellen face a great deal of opposition in their request to close a portion of Felix Canyon Road that runs through their land southwest of Roswell. A sizable group of about 40 listen to the debate Thursday night at the Chaves...


NMMI staff placed on alert for rogue cadet; Boy and two girls rode through campus recklessly

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A suspended cadet from New Mexico Military Institute allegedly went on a road rage bender through the heart of campus Wednesday night, endangering the lives of other cadets, although no injuries were reported. Capt. Charles Yslas of the NMMI Police Department...


AG launches investigation of cattle industry

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has launched an anti-trust investigation into the competitive practices of the cattle industry, saying a massive consolidation within the industry has negatively impacted consumers and small farm and ranch...


Roswell can be like a walk in the park

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

These photos taken Wednesday capture two different nooks at Cahoon Park. The photos were taken at the park’s Triangle Bed, not far from the Butterfly Garden near Riverside. (Sue Ferguson Photos)...


First in line for the Roswell Film Festival

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeremy Curtis, far right, talks with the festival organizer Donovan Fulkerson. Curtis is first in line for the showing of last year’s winning movies that kicked off the Roswell Film festival yesterday at Galaxy 8. The film fest continues until April 30...


Local students gain national recognition for camera work

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Terence Bilal, far left, and Doug Hemmig of C-Span congratulated Nicole Lopez and Dylan Daves of Sidney Gutierrez Middle School for being the national winners of the Studentcam Documentary contest. The eighth grade students spent six months creating the video...


Prescription drug take back day occurring

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public can safely dispose of unwanted or unneeded prescription drugs by bringing them to a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event Saturday. The local event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roswell Police Department, 128 W. Second St., is being held...


Assurance Home and Thrift Store announce recent boons

April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Daniel’s Fund based in Denver recently awarded a $2,500 grant to Roswell’s Assurance Home for the Summer Youth Employment Program. The fund awards college scholarships to 230 graduating high school seniors from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming....