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Club learns about Assurance Home

April 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ron Malone, representing the Assurance Home, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club April 20. Ron gave a fact-filled explanation on the purpose of the Assurance Home and some history of its existence. Malone told club members where the Assurance Home’s residents are from and how they are chosen. Pictured, left, is...

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Roswell woman in need of heart transplant; 27-year-old mother of two suffering from enlarged heart

April 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lifelong Roswell resident Sarah Bradley is in need of a heart transplant after complications during pregnancy with her youngest son. Bradley is a special events coordinator for the Alumni Relations Department at New Mexico Military Institute. Her husband...


No sidewalk, at least for now

April 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As the “Soup Nazi” on the former NBC comedy “Seinfeld” might say: “No sidewalk for YOU!” These signs are ready to go up near Mescalero Road and North Main Street as crews, contracted by the city of Roswell, finish up sidewalk and curb work to...


Motorcycle show is set to come to fairgrounds; Mud bog will also be featured during rodeo arena races

April 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tod Hammock of Cycle City Promotions appeals to Roswell’s Occupancy Tax Board on Tuesday for assistance in marketing motorcycle races to be held at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Hammock said 300 to 400 racers are expected to participate in the...


Park advocates encounter delay in funding

April 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sue Wink, lead artist and designer with the Roswell Interarts Organization, holds up a replica of one of the decorative tiles to be installed in the downtown Reischman Park. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) A downtown park revitalization project years in the making...


DWI arrest in Chaves County

April 26, 2016 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (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...


State Police checkpoints during May

April 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and registration, insurance and drivers’ license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of May 2016. Police efforts continue to show a significant...


Study: Caverns has $31M impact

April 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new National Park Service report shows that 445,721 visitors to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 2015 spent $28.1 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 419 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of...


Roswell closes quarantine dog shelter

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dogs testing positive for the distemper virus but asymptomatic are being kept at a private property north of Roswell following the closure of the city’s temporary quarantine shelter in mid-April. The dogs are being kept in the temporary kennels until...


Celebrate the Arts Day inspires creativity

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children made puppets Saturday at the 10th annual Celebrate the Arts Day that took place at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Those who attended Saturday’s event participated in free visual and performing arts activities throughout the afternoon....