New Mexico Youth Beef Ambassador team chosen

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured, from left, are Kari Vallo and Aubrey Brandenberger (2016-17 NM Beef Ambassadors), Maggie Rich, John Davis and Savannah Graves (2017-18 NM Beef Ambassadors), Hallie Vigil (junior contestant) and Kellen Bennett (2016-17 NM Beef Ambassador). (Submitted Photo) The 2017 New Mexico Youth Beef Ambassador competition chose their three team members March...

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Celebrate the arts in Roswell

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 11th annual “Celebrate the Arts Day” will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The event is a part of Arts Connect, RISD’s Elementary Arts Integration Program and is open to students,...


Library offers adult coloring pages

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first Tuesday of every month, the Roswell Public Library offers a free adult coloring program. Coloring has become popular among adults as a way to relax and unwind with a hobby that doesn’t take up much space or money and hearkens back to the carefree...


Ambitious library expansion plan unveiled

April 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Limited parking at the Roswell Public Library is one concern, although supporters of the library say the structure built in 1978 is overdue for a major expansion. (Google Maps) Supporters of the Roswell Public Library unveiled an ambitious proposal Monday...


NMMI marches for retirees

April 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets pass in review Saturday morning as they honor faculty and staff during the Final Retiree Parade at Stapp Field. The weekend also was an open house for prospective students. Brig. Gen. Douglas Murray, chief academic...


Circus is coming to town; Dinosaurs to come alive in Roswell show

April 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

In addition to dinosaurs, elephants will be present at the Circus Saurus Wednesday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Tickets are limited, so get them while they last. (Courtesy Photo) Dinosaurs are about to come alive in Roswell. Carson &...


Caleb Grant chosen mayor pro tem; City Council leadership vote highlights political divisions

April 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Grant Mackey Sanchez In another display of the deepening political divisions on the Roswell City Council, city leaders by a split vote have chosen City Councilor Caleb Grant as mayor pro tem. Grant, nominated for mayor pro tem by City Councilor Jason Perry at...


Earth Day gets some local fans

April 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: As part of their Earth Day rally, local residents walk along North Main Street in a March for Science in support of science education and funding of science research. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Below: Carolyn Madison, left, and Amanda Nicholson of the Roswell...


Andrews loves to help people get healthy

April 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Healthy eating is not as difficult as it once was, but it does require diligence and knowledge. Karen Andrews works with her husband and other health professionals to help people learn how they can better fuel their bodies and remain healthy longer. (Curtis...


Week Ahead

April 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday Chaves County Board of Commissioners, site visit to two county roads, 8 a.m., Meet at Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s Place. (Will travel to two locations in county. Must use own transportation.) City Council Infrastructure...