Educators learn ways to approach the Holocaust

June 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of the most horrific events in human history is the Holocaust, when Adolf Hitler and his Nazi soldiers murdered 11 million people, 6 million of whom were Jewish. An important part of ensuring that history is not repeated is educating students about such devastating events. And while it may be difficult to teach such [&hellip...

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Aliens honored, all others accepted at festival

June 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 12,000 attendees, 100 vendors, 45 musical acts, a fire and acrobatics act, belly dancing, a light parade, a 10K walk or run, pet and human costume contests, planetarium shows, live radio broadcasts and more than a dozen UFO and alien experts are...


Animal rescue operation drops permit request

June 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carolyn Drakulich, left, and other volunteers load rescued dogs onto a plane for transport to larger cities. (Submitted Photo) The animal rescue group that had applied with Chaves County for a special use permit allowing it to run an animal rescue operation...


Emotions boil over in city pool discussion; Supporters of pool renovation say they were insulted by city leaders

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Supporters of renovating Cahoon Park Pool walk out in unison during a work session of the City Council Monday night. Fourteen supporters of studying the pool for renovation spoke during public comments, while only two speakers said it’s time for a new...


Quintuple murder suspect’s livestock seized

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Villegas-Hernandez Dozens of animals said to belong to murder suspect Juan David Villegas-Hernandez, whose extradition to the U.S. has reportedly been complicated by his nationality, have been impounded by the New Mexico Livestock Board for alleged...


Cosmicon has a little something for everyone

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Participants of last year’s Cosmicon show off their costumes. (File Photo) Tea Dueling, a time honored steampunk competition in classic Victorian style will be available for participants and to entertain observers this Saturday at 5 p.m. On this, the fifth...


Couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fred and Georgia Schoenecker celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary June 21 at Peachtree Village Retirement Community. The couple met at a department store where they both worked. They say that their marriage has lasted this long because they agree with...


Sentencing delayed again for Franco

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Franco Sentencing for the former tax preparer who pleaded no contest to 36 counts of racketeering, fraud and making false statements has been delayed for a second time. The Monday afternoon sentencing scheduled to occur before Fifth Judicial District Court...


UFO Festival road closure information

June 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell UFO Festival will land in town for its 21st year this week, drawing festival-goers from throughout the country, and often the world, for the four days of the festival that will fill downtown with vendors and events that will require some street...

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Helping Roswell stay cool

June 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commander Lt. Joe West with The Salvation Army of Chaves County and Juan Saenz, garden sales associate at Westlake Ace Hardware, led the kickoff Saturday for The Salvation Army’s fan drive to provide fans to those in need. West and Saenz were serving hot...