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Museum tour

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Residents of Peachtree Village, including several World War II veterans, receive a tour of Walker Air Force Base Museum at the airport, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Educating public Desk and Derrick dinner theme

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Dr. John Felmy and Joy Jurecek, Desk and Derrick Club president, chat during club’s 59th annual Industry Appreciation Dinner Tuesday evening at the Sally Port Inn. Felmy was the guest speaker of the event. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Desk and Derrick Club held...

NMERB has a money problem

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Nearly 200 active members of the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, NMERB retirees and members of the public, gathered at the Pueblo Auditorium Tuesday evening to hear about the NMERB’s current actuarial situation and possible solutions to the...

Leak closes county offices

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Robert Trevino of Fulkerson Plumbing works at the site of a broken water line that forced the shut-down of the Chaves County Administration building, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) People received a surprise when they tried to get into the Chaves County...

Sage returns from DC tribute

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sage, Roswell’s lauded canine hero, showed a small group of surprised onlookers at the Roswell International Air Center that she’s still something to bark home about, Tuesday. Fresh off the plane from Dallas, Sage has just returned home after a special...

NAESP honors Hagerman Elementary’s Mark Lovas

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hagerman Elementary School principal Mark Lovas has received national recognition for his administration duties at the school. The National Association of Elementary School Principals recognized Lovas as a National Distinguished Principal in a ceremony in...

Burial flags to line Second Street, Friday

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A Veterans Day flag display is set to include over 100 burial flags — but the impressive exhibit will be up and gone in a flash. Krumland Auto Group will honor veterans with its own display, Friday. As of Tuesday afternoon, the company gathered 128 donated...

Anti-bullying program in full effect at local schools

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Mayor Del Jurney presents an anti-bullying proclamation to Ann Anderson, clinical director of Counseling Associates. Pictured from left to right: Pat Lujan, Juan Oropesa, C.W. Hamilton, Ann Anderson, Del Jurney and R.G. “Bobby” Villegas. (Courtesy Photo)...

CYFD experiencing high volume of reports

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

The New Mexico Child Youth and Families Department has received a large increase in phone calls reporting child abuse and neglect, since the implementation of its new user friendly hotline number in April 2011. In April, CYFD, with aid from Gov. Martinez’s...

Pets need protection against the elements

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Animals feel both the excessive heat and the cold. They need protection from the elements. Animal Control requires owners provide adequate shelter in both summer and winter. (Jessica Palmer Photo) As temperatures in Roswell drop below freezing, people need to...