Bikes for tykes

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Headstart students at two locations in Roswell got their first set of wheels Wednesday from Desert Sun Motors. Last year, the dealership gave a $10 toy to each Headstart student, but decided to go all out this year with free bicycles. “You could say bikes are appropriate because we in the transportation business,” quipped marketing [&hellip...

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Judge Riggs shares philosophies on life

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Fifth Judicial District Judge Kea Riggs speaks at Wednesday’s Christmas Luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women at the Elks Lodge. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Chaves County’s first female district court judge said the woman who would become the...


Elementary students collect diapers for CASA

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The East Grand Plains Elementary School Student Council held a diaper and baby supplies drive this week. Student Council President Kayla Theimer, left, and Vice President Sara Royo, right, presented Carrie-Leigh Cloutier of Chaves County CASA, center, with...


Roswell’s very own angels

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell High School Charlie’s Angels Dance Team donated holiday gifts to CASA of Chaves County on Wednesday. The program supports neglected and abused children by providing volunteer court advocates. With the help of Charlie’s Angels, CASA is able to...


Here come the judges

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Participants in Leadership Roswell heard firsthand about what it’s like to be a judge Friday during a judicial panel led by Bobby R. Baldock, center, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th District, and K.C. Rogers, right, District 1 magistrate judge in Chaves...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Stephanie Hope Ross

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Stephanie Hope Ross, also known as Stephanie Hope Chadwick, 22, is wanted for battery against a household member, according to police. An argument on Nov. 10 between Ross and her ex-boyfriend escalated to the point where Ross allegedly punched the man several...


Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 16-17

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 16 • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, Van Lueven Place. • At 11:34 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Hendricks Street. • At 12:43 p.m., medical call, 500 block of...


Songs of many voices

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church held its Advent Festival on Sunday. Musicians and singers from several churches in Roswell joined the church’s choir and performed sacred music and hymns. (Max Scally Photo) [/auth...


Raytheon, Northrop Grumman express interest in air center; Navy pilots to return in January

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Some big names in aerospace industry are looking at the Roswell International Air Center as a potential home. Roswell/Chaves County Economic Development Executive Director John Mulcahy told the Airport Committee that Raytheon Company representatives expressed...


Gonzales needs volunteers, toys for Christmas Eve giveaway at Yucca

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Second-graders at Gateway Christian Elementary School display toys the elementary students gathered for the Community Volunteers’ toy giveaway, planned for Christmas Eve at the Yucca Recreation Center. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Community Volunteer...