Trial underway for man accused of molesting girls

August 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A trial began Thursday in Chaves County District Court for a man accused of molesting two sisters and their friend inside a Roswell home over the course of almost two years. The suspect is known to the girls. Rudy Guajardo, 53, was charged with 10 counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor after the [&hellip...

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Local judge dies after yearlong battle with cancer

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Courtesy Photo Juliana Halvorson, the wife of a Chaves County Magistrate Court judge who was battling cancer, announced Wednesday on her Facebook page that her husband John Halvorson had died earlier in the day. “He is no longer in pain and passed at home,...


City law targets school traffic

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In response to parking and traffic congestion complaints in the vicinity of Roswell High School, the Roswell city council has adopted an ordinance that could restrict parking to permit holders on certain streets in the city. The city council last week...


Look Mom, I’ve almost got it!

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A young squirrel seems to be having problems learning the proper form for hanging from a tree in the 500 block of West Hervey Drive Wednesday morning. Or maybe he’s trying to tell us something? No worries, however, because his mom was not far away,...


Disappointment expressed over fire academy turnout

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department is trying to figure out why a large number of cadets who made it through the application and physical training portions of the department’s recent firefighter training academy failed the written basic knowledge test, putting the...


RHS cheer squad hope to be Dallas-bound

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Coaches and members of the Roswell High School Cheer Squad shake hands with the RISD School Board during the board’s monthly meeting Tuesday. Head Coach Debbie Perry requested that the board approve a trip to Dallas for the National Cheerleaders...


Chaves County DWI arrest for Aug. 12

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

Vandals cause $7k in damage to local car dealership

August 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is trying to figure out who the vandal is that had a smashing good time destroying car windows at a local car dealership Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. According to police, staff of Roswell Ford Lincoln Mercury...


Anti-crime rally draws hundreds

August 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Minister Gerry Chavez of Christ’s Church of Roswell encourages residents to take ownership of their city at Tuesday’s Rise Up Rally rally. Chavez said hope must overcome fear of crime. (Jeff Tucker Photos) David Bugarin, the guest speaker at...


Bernalillo shooting victim meets, thanks her Roswell blood donor

August 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. M.J. Grafe of Roswell and Deputy Robin Hopkins of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department met July 31 in Albuquerque almost two years after she had undergone a transfusion using Grafe’s donated blood. (Submitted Photo) A deputy sheriff in...