The New Year brings new classes to the RMAC

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center’s winter session of classes and workshops is starting soon and we’re bringing back old favorites as well as new and unique offerings. One is an opportunity for children, ages 8 to teen, to work with current Roswell artists-in-residence Beverly Acha and Claudia Bitran on a piece which will be [&hellip...

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ENMU-R board approves tuition hike; Students face up to 13 percent increase in per-credit-hour course costs, fees

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. John Madden shares his frustration with Community College Board members at a Tuesday meeting about state funding formulas for student performance that he says penalizes smaller institutions. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Students at Eastern New Mexico...


Pivotal pool, rec center decisions set for Thursday; City leaders encouraging public input before pivotal votes

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

  Above are the three design options for the new aquatics center that will be discussed at a City Council meeting Thursday night. In what portends to be one of the most pivotal City Council meetings since an election eve showdown over a proposal to name...


Ashes of local Pearl Harbor attack survivor interred on USS Arizona

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

John Anderson was a war hero as well as a local hero. As his remains are being interred today aboard the USS Arizona, it is a good day to remember him to friends for all he did for Roswell. (Photo courtesy Pat Shannahan, Arizona Republic) Today, 75 years...


Rape kit backlog report released; Lack of funding, personnel cited as obstacles in backlog problem

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller, holds up an example of a rape evidence kit Tuesday during a press conference in Albuquerque that was called to discuss the state’s rape kit backlog crisis. (Bethany Freudenthal Screenshot) On Tuesday in Albuquerque,...


Roswell is the scene of a sci-fi thriller

December 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shooting for the movie “Astro” began Tuesday at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. The film, directed and written in part by Asif Akbar, tells the story of an extraterrestrial who is brought to Earth by a private space exploration venture. Jeff Reyes,...


Local Briefs

December 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morning Garden Club to meet The Morning Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Historical Museum Archives building. The program is “A Christmas Memory” by LaNelle Witt. Members will have a cookie exchange and donations will be collected for...


All ages invited to holiday craft event

December 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., the library will be having a Holiday Craft Extravaganza! There will be seven different crafts to choose from and all the materials and supplies will be provided. All ages are invited to attend and can choose three crafts to...


Instructor to retire from ENMU-Roswell

December 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jennie Bower Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Art Appreciation and University Studies instructor, Jennie Bower, will be retiring from ENMU-Roswell at the end of this semester. Bower has been employed at the campus for the past 18 years. A reception will...


Lining it up at the rec center

December 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeremy Determan, a senior at Roswell High School, plays a game of pool at the Roswell Recreation Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. during his break time. Determan also works at the Recreation Center, which is also open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9...