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Club gets new Old Glory, flag etiquette lessons

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Children at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club raise a brand new flag during an afternoon spent with members of the American Legion Riders and National Guardsmen where the veterans taught the youngsters proper flag etiquette and respect, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

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The Rambler shoots in film-friendly Roswell

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Soon after being released from prison, a drifter takes to perilous back roads in an effort to reconnect with his long lost brother, encountering mystery and gripping individuals along the way. Enter Roswell with its open roads, desert attributes and small...

Cops, schools share info

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Law enforcement officers and detention guards met with school representatives and school security officers Wednesday at Roswell High School, discussing ways the entities can work together to share information and solve common problems. The meeting was the...

City Clerk Dave Kunko seeks return to county clerk position

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Dave Kunko Seeking a new challenge, City Clerk Dave Kunko has announced his candidacy for Chaves County clerk in 2012. The position is currently held by Rhoda Coakley, who has served as clerk for 24 years and is retiring at the end of this year. Born in...

City marks Healthy Schools Day

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Mayor Del Jurney reads a proclamation declaring April 24, 2012, as Roswell Healthy Schools Day as Nicole Vargas looks on, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Joining a nationwide effort, the city of Roswell celebrated the 10th anniversary of National Healthy Schools...

Law enforcement to buy new equipment

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

In a continued effort to remain technologically updated, the Roswell Police Department and the Chaves County Sheriff’s Department have invested in new equipment with money received from a Justice Assistance Grant. The federal government provides the grant...

NMMI Ropes emphasizes teamwork

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Military Institute cadets perform rescue exercises during the Ropes Course Facilitation and Leadership class at the Yates Leadership Challenge Ropes Course, Tuesday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico Military Institute cadets enrolled in the...

Wait ’em out

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswellites are getting to know army cutworm moths quite well this spring. Perhaps too well. The species, also known as the miller moth, has reached unusually high numbers across New Mexico, bothering residents at their homes, cars and workplaces. Chaves...

Just like new

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Wes Daniel of Daniel Paint & Paper applies a new coating to the roof of St. Andrews Episcopal Church earlier in the week. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Zamora seeking nomination for NM Court of Appeals

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Monica Zamora Judge Monica Zamora, who serves as a District Court judge in the Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, says she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the New Mexico Court of Appeals during the primary elections in June. Zamora said she...