Sidney Gutierrez students display artwork about Holocaust in Albuquerque museum

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Samuel Badger, Hannah Lim and Isabel Cardona are among the Sidney Gutierrez Middle School students who have their artwork displayed at the New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum in Albuquerque. (Submitted Photo) Artworks created by Sidney Gutierrez Middle School students can be seen at the New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum in Albuquerque....

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Giant pumpkin growers seeking new local members

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Have you ever seen a picture of a “giant pumpkin” in the newspaper and thought to yourself, “Are you kidding? I can grow a pumpkin bigger than that.” Now is your chance to test your meddle and tell a few “tall tales” to boot. The Chaves...


A jazzy event

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Assurance Home of Roswell on Sunday held a Mardi Gras-themed fundraiser on its front lawn. The event was hosted by Peas n Pod Catering of Santa Fe. It was a sold out event with about 250 people attending. The NMMI Jazz Band performed. Featured at the...


Local Briefs 10-20-16

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Get rid of expired, unused drugs Roswell Neighborhood Watch, working with the Roswell Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, offers citizens an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially...


Crime prevention month promotes reducing crime, making safe neighborhoods; Residents can take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

October is national Crime Prevention Month, designated as such with the intent of empowering citizens to help prevent crime in the community and make their neighborhoods safer places to live. Toward that goal, the Roswell Police Department encourages citizens...


Trump signs taking a beating in Roswell; Latest of hundreds of sign thefts caught on video

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents of the 2000 block of North Grand Avenue have chained multiple campaign signs for Donald Trump to trees in their yard after prior Trump signs were stolen from their property. The residents also said their vehicles, one of which had a Trump sign...


Roswell drug kingpin Mendiola pleads guilty in federal court

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The kingpin of a drug trafficking organization who was arrested after an eight-month multi-agency undercover narcotics investigation that included a police shootout at a Roswell fast-food restaurant in Sept. 2015, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in...


Roswell NEXT ready for networking

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gathering on the patio at The Liberty, Tuesday evening, Mercedes Donio and Cindy Posey, both of Leprino Foods, visit with friends at their respective tables. Leprino sponsored The first Roswell NEXT gathering. (Curtis Michaels Photo) The city of Roswell,...


Potential restricted use of federal lands making some fret; BLM officials, locals talk about Carlsbad Resource Management Plan

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

George MacDonell, left, and Jim Stovall of the Bureau of Land Management met Tuesday with Chaves County commissioners and others to talk about updates to the Carlsbad Resource Management Plan, which involves public lands in the “boothill” of the county....


Andersons give $100,000 to planetarium

October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeremy Howe, planetarium coordinator, standing at right, talks about the need for a new digital projection system at the Goddard Planetarium in August. A $100,000 gift from local philanthropists has been made to help fund the planetarium upgrade project....