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Crime task force makes 25 arrests

June 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A multi-agency police operation was conducted in Roswell last weekend, resulting in 25 arrests and the confiscation of drugs and stolen guns. Chaves County troopers from the New Mexico State Police, Street Crimes Unit police from the Roswell Police Department, and deputies of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office conducted the criminal impact operation...

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Humane Society to resume animal rescue

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh discusses the Roswell Animal Services adoption policies during a news conference on Monday at City Hall. The city allowed the Roswell Humane Society to resume rescuing dogs from the shelter on Monday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Mayor...

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Efforts to save supply building continue

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Citizens Group raises $50,000 for down payment   A group of citizens who banded together on Saturday to save the Roswell Motor Supply building from destruction has already raised $50,000 toward the project. Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees...

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RMAC prepares for alien invasion

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center is getting ready for the UFO Festival weekend, but volunteers are still needed for the July 5 costume contests. Museum Director Michael Hall told the RMAC Board of Trustees on Monday that the museum is hosting the Pet and...

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Man arrested on sexual assault charge

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pichilla   Roswell Police Department detectives arrested a 37-year-old man on Friday in connection with a June 4 sexual assault. The man, identified as Carmen Pichilla of Roswell, also known as Manuel Herrera, was arrested in the 100 block of West...

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Retirement ceremony held by The American Legion Post 28

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The American Legion Post 28 in Roswell held a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday at the Legion’s Memorial Hall. Participating in the ceremony were, from left, Jimmy Montoya, post commander, Felix Sosa, sergeant-at-arms, Sheila Ortega, Ladies...

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City Commission on Aging meets

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City Commission on Aging meets at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the Historical Foundation Annex, located at 208 N. Lea. Any aging concern will be discussed, and the CEO of the Roswell Chamber will be briefed on transportation and not-for-profit assisted living...

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Information meeting about foster and adoptive parenting

June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is invited to an information meeting to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the local CYFD office at 4 Grand Avenue Plaza...

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Horseback ride to cantina is a family tradition

June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Luis Morales, atop his horse aptly named “Tequila,” leads a group of horseback riders into El Gomez Cantina south of Hagerman Saturday. About 30 riders from the Dexter and Hagerman areas rode horses to the cantina Saturday as part of a family celebration....

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Motor Supply gets stay of execution

June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Miranda Howe and Trey Nesselrodt address a group of community members that have come together with a plan to save the Roswell Motor Supply lot from demolition. (Rey Berrones Photo)   By Rey Berrones Vision Editor The Roswell Motor Supply was scheduled to...