Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, is a person of interest in the death of Roswell businessman David Duer. He was taken into custody Sunday on a charge unrelated to Duer's death.

Police find person of interest in suspicious death

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Mendenhall arrested on warrant in separate case Submitted by RPD Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, of Roswell, was taken into custody around 10:45 a.m. today. He is a person of interest in the suspicious death of David Duer, 42, of Roswell. An anonymous tip led Roswell Police Department detectives and officers to a house in the [&hellip...

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Local filmmakers compete to ‘Crash the Super Bowl’

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

“Crazy Stallion,” a local film made for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition, is the story of a horse that gets into a bag of Doritos, and then takes a Mustang out for a spin. The other two films from local filmmakers are “Doritos is Like!” by...


Deep-rooted flower shop honored by mayor

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh reads a proclamation Saturday morning outside House of Flowers honoring the 100-year-old establishment in Roswell’s historic district. Kintigh declared Saturday “House of Flowers Day.” Also pictured, from left, are Madlyn...


Fashion with compassion

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Women look over handmade beaded necklaces at Saturday’s World Market at The Liberty in Roswell. Hundreds gathered at the opening of the World Market Saturday afternoon. The one-night shopping event featured two fashion shows and handmade products made by...


Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 20-21

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 20 • At 7:40 a.m., to a medical call in the 1200 block of Hall Drive. • At 7:56 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 1200 block of North Main Street. • At 8:48 a.m., to a...


Holly-Day Magic gets 86 vendors

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Donna and Dave Blount of Roswell shop Saturday at Archie McMath’s Lavender and Lace booth at the 2014 Holly-Day Magic Arts & Crafts Show. Eighty-six vendors displayed arts and crafts at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center during the 34th annual...


Former judge writes book about faith, career

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Donald W. Price of Roswell, a retired municipal judge from Eddy County, has written an autobiographical book, “They Still Call Me Judge,” which was released in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Donald W. Price no longer serves as a judge, but that...


Police investigate death of prominent businessman; ‘Person of interest’ being sought by authorities

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Duer   Roswell Police are currently trying to locate a person of interest in connection with the death of a prominent Roswell business man who died at his home on Friday morning. David Duer, 42, of Roswell, was found inside his house, located in the 2600...


Altrusa donates supplies to Sunset Elementary

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of Altrusa International of Roswell Inc. donated various items for Sunset Elementary School’s annual Reading Night held Nov. 20 for students and parents. Members delivered 60 New Mexico Military Institute T-shirts in various sizes, 58 NMMI book...


Burson helps ALCC with backpacks

November 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of the Assistance League of Chaves County were filling backpacks for their newest philanthropic program this week. The backpacks will be given to the homeless in the Roswell area through the Salvation Army. Pictured are, from left, Lynn Allensworth,...