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Cole murder still unsolved

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Today marks the 11-year anniversary of the slaying of John Cole, 18, at the Sonic restaurant which was located at 624 N. Main St., in a drive-by shooting. The case remains unsolved. Cole and a friend were sitting in a vehicle when shots were fired from the alley behind the restaurant. Cole was struck in [&hellip...

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Will Cass: Teacher, singer, actor, the ‘ugliest girl’ at Mary Mount College

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Will Cass at Senior Circle, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo You could hear him on the radio in Kansas and New Mexico. He served in the Army, worked with Danny Kaye, and graduated from a Catholic school for girls. He taught for 37 years, and his love for theater...

J.P. White House turns 100; celebrate!

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the 100th birthday party for the J.P. White House and the Historical Museum check out a wagon on display, Friday. Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico hosted the event. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell received a blast from the past Friday evening...

‘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,...

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...