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P’master to Army: Shoo!

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the first time in several years, the bells of The Salvation Army have been silenced at post office locations around the city due to the postmaster’s enforcement of a longstanding rule. Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army said, recently, Postmaster Karla Murphy asked one of the organization’s bell ringers to leave a post [&hellip...

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Sanchez brings Mobile Office to Roswell

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez meets with members of Roswell City Council during his Mobile Office Day tour, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Lt. Gov. John Sanchez met face-to-face with constituents and city councilors Wednesday at City Hall to address their state...

Donnell to retire from EDC

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bob Donnell will retire from Economic Development Corporation of Roswell-Chaves County after serving as its executive director since 2002. He will stay on as executive director until a replacement is named, which could be as late as March 2013. Donnell said...

Kiwanis hosts Civic Club Luncheon

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marisa Coates entertains those attending the 63rd annual All Civic Club Luncheon hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Roswell at the Roswell Convention Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo The 63rd annual All Civic Club Luncheon recognized members of 25 local...

Radiant Tree of Hope graces RMAC

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from All Saints Catholic School with help from the Assisteens decorate the Tree of Hope with handmade decorations at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo All Saints Catholic School students gathered at the Roswell Museum and...

Hobbs shooting linked to area murders

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The shooting of Lea County Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Tovar on Saturday is linked to two recent homicides in Chaves County. Tovar was struck during an old-style shoot-out as the LCSO and the Hobbs Police Department executed a Chaves County search warrant at 61...

Fire destroys trailer

November 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell firefighters and volunteer units from Midway, East Grand Plains and Sierra worked Monday evening to put out a fire that destroyed a trailer home located outside of Roswell city limits at 2302A Hobson Road. No one was injured and as of press time, the...

Woman arrested in connection with an armed robbery Sunday

November 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Erica Peterson, 24, on charges of armed robbery Sunday in association with a home invasion that occurred on South Sunset Avenue, Saturday. According to the affidavit of criminal complaint, a young female knocked on the...

Dexter man perishes after oil field accident

November 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dover Magby, 49, of Dexter, died as the result of an accident at a United Drilling site in southern Chaves County. The accident occurred around 6:20 a.m. on Nov. 17. Eddy County Sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Zuniga reported: “According to our preliminary...

Roswell has rash of accidents over holiday weekend

November 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell experienced a rash of accidents over the Thanksgiving weekend, including two known hit-and-runs and one DWI which resulted in the driver being flown to a hospital in Albuquerque. After a few drinks with a friend, Salvador Bustos-Carrasco, 22, was seen...