Roswell woman implicated in Hobbs prostitution ring; Lea County Drug Task Force shuts down Hobbs massage parlor

September 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A task force has arrested a Hobbs woman for alleged prostitution at the Comfort Spa in Hobbs. Authorities said the massage parlor is owned by a Roswell women, whom they said they are trying to locate. (Hobbs News-Sun) A Roswell woman has been implicated in a prostitution sting in Hobbs that resulted in the arrest of a [&hellip...

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Ready for a good home

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clarabelle Romero shows off her homemade chile ornaments on opening day of the Chile Cheese Festival on Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. (Christina Stock Photo) Clarabelle Romero shows off her homemade chile ornaments on opening day of the...


Business leaders: Regulation conflicts, crime, insurance rules, anti-drilling actions hurt state econony

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

About 11 local business and government leaders share ideas about the ways the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry can represent their business interests with the state Legislature during a Friday luncheon at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. In the...


Teacher evaluations match state average

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This chart shows teacher effectiveness for the Roswell Independent School District. Data is for the last three full school years, from 2013-14 to 2015-16. According to data received last week from the Public Education Department, Roswell Independent School...


Carlsbad Caverns invites public to help clean the cave

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than a few dust bunnies collect over the course of a year at Carlsbad Caverns. If you’re a clean freak, here is your opportunity to help clean up the Caverns. (Submitted Photo) CARLSBAD — Have you ever wondered how Carlsbad Caverns is kept...


School honors first responders

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Military Heights Elementary School presented handmade thank you cards to fire, law enforcement, emergency medical workers and military personnel during a First Responders Appreciation celebration Friday afternoon at the school. The event...


Pool contractor considers Cahoon cracks “not a big deal,” tour video shows

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Some of the local residents talk about Cahoon pool as they tour it earlier this week. From left are Harold Dean, Sue Ferguson, Perry Toles and Tom Jennings. (Tom McDonald Photo) A local pool contractor, Harold Dean, said it is “not that a big of a deal”...


Gormley heads library — for now

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Matthew Gormley, adult services librarian, is serving as interim library director until the top position is filled. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Matthew Gormley headed up his first meeting of the Roswell Public Library Board of Trustees Thursday afternoon while...


Employers searching for older employees

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A hiring event for older workers will be held Tuesday afternoon at Roswell’s Senior Circle. The event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Senior Circle at 2801 N. Main St. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes. Refreshments and door prizes will...


City dragstrip lands long-term deal; Alien City Dragway granted gracious lease by council committee

September 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alien City Dragway has received initial approval for a long-term lease to continue hosting drag racing events on a 35-acre parcel on the eastern fringe of the Roswell International Air Center. Dragway promoters said the racing events spur economic...