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Vehicle arsonist strikes again; 2 cars burned

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A miscreant arsonist with a perverse disdain for motor vehicles has struck again. Roswell police and firefighters responded to another arson report at about 2:13 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of South Kansas Avenue. Police found two vehicles on fire. Police spokesperson Lisa Brackeen said in a news release police detectives believe the vehicle [&hellip...

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Police seek 2nd suspect in murder case

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steven Lucero Gilbert Lucero Roswell police detectives continue to search for Steven Lucero in connection with the murder of Isaiah Sanchez. Detectives arrested his brother, Gilbert Lucero, 32, on Wednesday, following a traffic stop, on an outstanding warrant...

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2 men arrested in shooting incident

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two people in connection with a shooting incident following the theft of a trailer and subsequent chase on June 29, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Joe Keith Smith and Robbie Morgan,...

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Dexter student receives nat’l ffa scholarship

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply – Growing Scholars scholarship to Darci Thompson of the Dexter FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by the Tractor Supply company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Thompson plans...

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Roswell animal ordinance

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chapter 4 ANIMALS AND FOWL In General 4-I, 4-5 Livestock 4-6‚ 4-30 Division 1. Generally 4-6‚ 4-10 Division 2. Keeping 4-11‚ 4-20 Division 3. Impoundment 4-21‚ 4-30 Dogs and Cats 4-31‚ 4-65 Division 1. Generally 4-31‚ 4-45 Division 2. Dog License...

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Roach’s frequent forays fail frugality factor

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic   City Marketing Director Renee Roach racked up more than $3,500 in travel expenses — expenses that were paid for out of the city’s coffers. Roach accumulated the $3,500 in expenses while on the road for a total of 24 days, all...

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Cafe comes in first

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Frank Sanchez, cafe manager, serves customers at the Hard Back Cafe in the Roswell Hastings on Wednesday. Sanchez was informed on Wednesday that the cafe was named No. 1 in the chain in sales and profit, and fellow managers had a celebration for Sanchez and...

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Pearce says Central American leaders want their kids back

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce said Central American leaders told him on a trip to Guatemala and Honduras last weekend that they want their immigrant children back. Pearce and other members of Congress met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras last weekend to...

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1 homicide suspect arrested, 1 still at-large

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

One suspect was arrested Wednesday by Roswell police on murder charges in connection with the June 4 homicide of Isaiah Sanchez. Gilbert Lucero, 32, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for murder. A second suspect, Steven Lucero, is still...

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PD assumes supervision of animal control

July 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell officials have placed the city’s animal control services under the supervision of the city’s police department in a move city leaders said should strengthen animal control in the city. Mayor Dennis Kintigh said the animal control services...