Not all fishing holes are lost to the past

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mim Carrell teaches her grandchildren, Arielle and Zander Almaguer, how to fish at Lake Van, Friday. (Curtis Michaels Photo) 92-year-old Charlie Harper enjoys the company of 7-year-old John Best and his 8-year-old sister, Hailee, as he catches catfish at Lake Van. (Curtis Michaels Photo) Not only is there more than one way to skin a catfish, there’s...

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Dr. Gutierrez gets year probation, $1,500 fine

October 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gutierrez Jr. The former contract veterinarian for the Roswell animal shelter, who for more than two years has been embattled by complaints from animal rescuers, has been placed on probation for one year by the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine, while...


Halloween coming alive in ‘haunted’ yard

October 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nancy Pantuso decorates the front yard of her home at 223 W. McGaffey St., with her granddaughter Sara Knight, daughter Jo Pantuso and husband Jack Pantuso. Nancy Pantuso said her family is excited, expecting a large shipment of pumpkins from their son soon...


NMMI honors oldest alum during Homecoming Celebration

October 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

At 90 years old, Robert Gowan was honored Saturday as the oldest alum attending New Mexico Military Institute’s 125th Homecoming Celebration. Graduating from the junior college in 1946 after four years at the Institute, Gowan said his education taught...


Recent DWI arrests from RPD

October 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Pearce thumping Soules in campaign funds; Hobbs Republican has 36-to-1 edge over Las Cruces Democrat

October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pearce Soules Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has about a 36-to-1 advantage in campaign funds over his Democratic challenger in the final weeks of his campaign for a seventh two-year term in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to recent campaign...


Malone sets the tone of the Assurance Home

October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Writing thank you notes is a significant part of running the Assurance Home. Director, Ron Malone is diligent about keeping up with the task. (Curtis Michaels Photo) Ron Malone always wanted a career in which he could have a strong impact on people’s...


Homecoming helps celebrate milestone year for NMMI

October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI’s marching band plays victoriously as their team scores a touchdown. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Above: New Mexico Military Institute’s Deputy Commandant of Operations Ltc. Col. Ira Davis leads the Broncos onto Colt Field Saturday during the...


Salsa moves at the Jazz Fest

October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vocalist Cecilia Noel performs salsa with the band Spice of Life on Saturday at Roswell Art Museum Block Party. The performance was part of the Roswell Jazz Festival. The festival ends today with a Worship in Jazz service at First United Methodist Church at...


Sidewalk gets marked, beautifully

October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Participants in this year’s Chalk Art Festival share their art. (Christina Stock Photo) The Chalk Art/Block Party this Saturday had 60 blocks full of artists showing their chalk skills. This year more teams participated than single artists. Reyes...