Proposed truancy ordinance moves forward

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Councilor Oropesa says educational neglect law would punish parents A city committee voted to allow further consideration of a proposal initiated by Mayor Dennis Kintigh to hold adults criminally responsible for young students who habitually miss school. During a Thursday meeting, members of the Legal Committee and Kintigh discussed resolution 16-11, which...

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Incarcerated youth learn the art of self-expression

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell teacher uses publication to teach self-assertion through writing and art A Roswell teacher is making a difference in the lives of some of the area’s most misunderstood and unheard students by teaching them to express their feelings and life...

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Making time for the kids

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of the many unique clocks at the Make Time for Kids benefit auction for the Chaves County CASA Program sits on display at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave., Friday. The annual event had its start at Taylor Orthodontics and now includes other artwork and...


Roswell man charged with attempted murder in March stabbing case

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Investigators believe fight between two men led to attack A 21-year-old Roswell man was arrested Thursday afternoon on a charge of attempted first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of another man following a verbal and physical altercation outside...


City staff: Youth have summer options despite closures

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell youth have lost the Yucca Recreation Center and the use of the Cahoon Pool Park this summer, but city staff told city councilors that kids still will have lots of activities to choose from during their school vacations. “People are asking, how do...

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Silver Alert: Missing Roswell woman, 74, may be in danger

April 29, 2016 • BREAKING NEWS, Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Sharon G. Berry, who was last seen in Roswell by a family member at home in the 1900 block of South Washington Avenue at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. She was discovered missing at 6 p.m. Thursday. Berry, 74,...


Museum hosts artist-in-residence exhibit

April 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This evening at Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell Artist-in-Residence fellow Luis Sahagun opens his exhibition Colorin Colorado, Act 1: An Old God Renewed. A Chicago-based artist who works in sculpture and painting, Sahagun has an MFA from Northern...


Facebook post conviction to be appealed; Mom’s attorney says the city of Roswell violated her civil rights

April 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The mother of a Sierra Middle School student who was convicted Tuesday in connection to a Facebook post on Thursday changed her Facebook profile photo to the above graphic. The attorney for Jeanette Garza Alvarez said Thursday he will appeal Alvarez’s...


Wanted man arrested Thursday in Roswell

April 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police responded to a house in the 300 block of East Eighth Street Thursday after receiving information that a wanted man was inside the residence. The man, who refused officer’s orders to exit the house, was arrested after the SWAT team entered the home...


County tells couple rescued dogs violate zoning restrictions

April 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A man and woman housing dogs pulled out of a Roswell Animal Control quarantine shelter by an animal rescue group have been informed by Chaves County that they are violating zoning restrictions by keeping the dogs on their property. Supporters of the efforts...