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Oil event brings leaders, students to Capitol

February 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Independent Petroleum Association Friday brought together legislators, oil and gas industry leaders and representatives from public educational institutions around the state at the Capitol for Oil and Gas Day. Since 2009, the Association has sponsored the event to highlight the oil and gas industry’s contributions to education and health care. Through...

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RISD participates in SO’s Active Killer Program

February 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff’s Lt. Britt Snyder gave a presentation to the Roswell Independent School District, Tuesday, about their Active Killer Program. Normally called “Active Shooter,” the SO prefers the term active killer because it eliminates the...

Roswell comes up roses on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kandace Loya assists as a flower decorator as the team at House of Flowers fulfills Valentine’s Day orders, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photos) [/auth...

Committee touts Hudson and Pittman for District Court Judge

February 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The District Judicial Nominating Commission met at 9 a.m., Thursday, at the Chaves County Courthouse to select among four applicants to fill the vacancy for the 5th Judicial District Court Judge created by the death of Judge Ralph Shamas. The applicants under...

City raises water rate

February 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a discussion that lasted more than an hour, City Council voted 6-3 Thursday to pass an ordinance that will immediately increase water and sewer rates by 22.11 percent. The ordinance will then increase rates by 7.69 percent in 2014, 7.13 percent in 2015...

Couple renews vows at Villa Del Rey

February 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

John Simons and his wife Rita renew their marriage vows Wednesday during a Valentine’s Day celebration at Villa Del Rey Retirement Inn. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Villa Del Rey Retirement Inn hosted a vow renewal ceremony for a senior couple Wednesday during a...

Valentine’s Day Party is tonight!

February 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales (right) and volunteer Dorall Smith, 14, (left) prepare Valentine’s Day gifts Wednesday. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) The Community Volunteer Program will host a free food basket giveaway during its annual Valentine’s Party tonight at 7 p.m. at...

State Senate passes Servers legislation

February 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The State Senate voted 35-0 Wednesday to pass a bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Burt, R-Alamogordo, that would require increased training for licensed bartenders and servers in an effort to prevent them from mistakenly serving alcohol to a minor. Senate Bill 259...

Rabies Clinic to be offered March 3

February 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

College Garden Animal Clinic in conjunction with Roswell Fire Department will hold the annual Rabies Clinic on Sunday, March 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. All of Roswell’s fire stations but the one at the Roswell International Air Center will open their doors to the...

Man shot twice after altercation

February 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Laurell Stell, 50, was flown to a hospital in Lubbock after suffering two gunshot wounds Sunday. The incident, reported in Tuesday’s Police Blotter, occurred at a residence on Old Clovis Highway where Stell allegedly attempted to make unwanted sexual...