Two ENMU-R board candidates being challenged

January 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Buldra   Fresquez Gutierrez Tschabrun Five candidates are running for three positions on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell College Community Board. The winners will earn four-year terms on the five-member ENMU-R board. All board members serve without compensation. The College Community Board has total authority over taxing and bonding and other...

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Roswell Realtors make like ‘The Great Gatsby’ at annual banquet

January 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Starla Nunez, board secretary, Century 21; Marshal Hese, Exit Realty of Roswell; Baro Shalizi, Realtors Association of New Mexico president; Marcia Tidwell, RANM Southeast; Wes Graham, RANM, Corby Cummins, RANM executive. (Max Scally Photos)  ...


Mental health provider to stop services in county; Law enforcement prepares for ‘devastating failure’

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Turquoise Health and Wellness, 110 E. Mescalero Road, will close its doors in March. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   When Turquoise Health and Wellness shuts its doors in March, Chaves County law enforcement officers are going to face some difficult...


Ezzell, Espinoza chosen to chair House committees; Wooley tapped to vice chair committee

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two state lawmakers from Roswell have been appointed committee chairs and another has been chosen as a committee vice chair in the new Republican-controlled New Mexico House of Representatives. House Speaker Don Tripp has appointed Republican state Rep. Candy...


Martinez wins Superbowl … tickets

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Martinez of Roswell is probably the luckiest football fan in Chaves County. By test driving a Hyundai, Martinez was entered into a drawing and won two tickets, hotel accomodations and airfare for the 2015 Superbowl. The New England Patriots will play...


It’s snowtime!

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Downtown North Main Street Thursday morning looked more like it was in Ruidoso than Roswell. Snow continued to fall throughout the day as Chaves County was on a winter storm watch. (Christina Stock Photo )   Above: Snow decorated homes throughout the...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 21-22

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 21 • At 2:29 a.m., medical call, 1300 block of Alicia Lane. • At 4:40 a.m., medical call, 100 block of West Mathews Street. • At 5:18 a.m., medical call, 1300...


Burris, Hunt discuss need for school construction bond

January 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Out of 800 schools in the state of New Mexico, four Roswell schools are ranked near the top of education facilities that need renovations. “If the No. 1 school in the state is the worst school in the state, what does No. 5 look like? Del Norte...


Veterans get down to business

January 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A luncheon and workshop was held Wednesday at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce in which counseling was provided to military veterans with a desire to start their own business. The luncheon was free to participants and catered by Peppers Grill & Bar. Don...


Cemetery board hesitant to meet with Building and Lands Committee; President, secretary discuss mistreatment by councilors

January 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

South Park Cemetery Advisory Board members told city Parks Director Tim Williams on Tuesday that they did not want to appear before the city’s Building and Lands Committee next week because of the manner in which they were treated at the December meeting....