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‘Severely understaffed’ RPD won’t take ID theft report

July 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

One Roswell woman may be considered one of the luckiest women in the world, or the unluckiest. In a space of a few short hours on Wednesday, she was told she had won $2.5 million from Mega-Million lottery company, $8,000 from Walmart and a free trip. In fact, Merlene Simmons received a total of six [&hellip...

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Should be done by September

July 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers move panes of glass at the construction site of the new Educational Center on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus, Thursday. The building is slated for completion by the beginning of September. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

RISD chooses T or C’s Burris for top spot

July 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The RISD school board meets with the public after naming the district’s new superintendent, Thursday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Independent School District has a new leader. Harry J. “Tom” Burris was chosen as superintendent during an RISD...

Motorcycle accident

July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emergency personnel tend to a motorcyclist injured following a Tuesday morning accident at the intersection of Southeast Main and East Hobbs streets. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

After the storm

July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Standing water at the intersection of Alameda Street and Missouri Avenue reflects car lights following a thunderstorm, Monday night. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Flower children, 2012

July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emma, a student at Working Mothers Day Nursery, creates a flowery masterpiece with the help of Girl Scouts from Assumption Catholic Church during a visit sponsored by Sunrise Optimist and the Morning Garden clubs. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Know the signs of illegal car sellers

July 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An age-old scam has accelerated in Roswell, exploiting unsuspecting, and at times naive, car buyers. Curbstoning, or “curbing” for short, is the repeated practice of illegally flipping cars. The curbstoner, or private individual, often purchases these...

Child killed in ATV crash

July 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (6)

A Roswell child was killed in a rollover ATV crash on Friday. Around 7 p.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a single ATV crash on Oasis Road within Chaves County. The crash involved a Honda Recon ATV, driven by Raelynn...

Battery victim recalls harrowing ordeal

July 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

Beverly Moore, the victim of a brutal beating for which her roommate has been charged, spoke of her harrowing ordeal, Wednesday, for the first time since she was rescued by a neighbor in April. Around 8:30 a.m. on April 30, the Roswell Police Department...

Word of Encouragement ministry hosts block party

July 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

PreOrdained Ministries performs as New Destiny Fellowship Church minister James Licon grills hot dogs, Saturday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Brightly colored balloons adorned the gate outside of 213 E. 23rd St., Saturday afternoon. The smell of grilled hot dogs...