State licenses medical marijuana farm

October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attorney: PVP to challenge county zoning denial Roswell attorney B.J. Crow, who represents Pecos Valley Pharmaceuticals, speaks at Thursday’s meeting of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Authority. Crow said the state approved the application of Pecos Valley Pharmaceuticals, which is seeking to convert the former Nature’s Dairy milk...

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Unoffical pumpkin tester

October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tripp Moss, 3, finds that pumpkins make good chairs as he sizes up some of the pumpkins after the judging of the annual Chaves County Giant Pumpkin Contest Saturday night. One pumpkin named “Beanbag” weighed in at 293 pounds. One contestant lost his...


Prosecutors seek enhanced fines in NM official’s fraud case

October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prosecutors said Friday they intend to seek stiffer penalties against embattled Secretary of State Dianna Duran under a state law that pertains to public officials accused of wrongdoing. Duran has pleaded not guilty to 64...


Roswell citizens bundle up for fair day parade

October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Chaves County Sheriff’s deputy hands out candy along the parade route Monday. [/auth...


Roswell citizens bundle up for fair day parade

October 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell High School band marches in Monday’s parade. [/auth...


Herrera and Villegas form a natural, musical collaboration

October 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blacita Herrera and Bobby Villegas (Submitted Photo) Blacita Herrera and Bobby Villegas collaborate naturally. They effortlessly trade off between singing lead and harmony. Villegas’ requinto, a guitar tuned a fifth higher than normal, and Blacita’s...


Rainy sunset

October 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sunset Avenue lives up to its name as standing water reflects Saturday’s sunset during a rainstorm near Poe Street. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...


It’s Smokey!

October 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clifton Erwin, 3, far left, gets a lift up from his cousin Cassy Prag, 13, in order to get a better look at Smokey Bear as Tryler Forrester of the BLM looks on Saturday during an appearance at the South Main Stripes, 3800 N. Main St. The event...


Pot opponent dazed and confused

October 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Medical marijuana farm opponent Terry R. Johnson II on Thursday night wrongfully accuses former zoning commissioner Royce “Pancho” Maples of making a flippant joke at a May zoning hearing. Johnson also assailed the competency of ETZ Commissioner Larry...


Speeding driver strikes parked SUV, is arrested

October 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stewart A 35-year-old Roswell man is charged with reckless driving, speeding, no drivers license and no insurance after he was chased by sheriff’s deputies while speeding north on Sunset Avenue Thursday night. Shortly after 10 p.m., a Chaves County...