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Cloutier visits Legislature

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drew Cloutier, president of the New Mexico Bar Association, visited the New Mexico State Legislature on Tuesday. Cloutier is a member of Hinkle Law Firm and is a resident of Roswell. “We’re here today to hopefully advance the cause of justice at the Legislature,” said Cloutier. “The state is short on judges, and many judges [&hellip...

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Homeless count Jan. 28

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jan. 28 marks the second Point-in-Time count of area homeless. Stephanie Lefebvre of the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness said that Roswell and Chaves County were going to be specifically targeted as one of the most under-reported counties in New...

Need a passport? Try Dexter, Hagerman

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Post office locations in Roswell will not process passport applications for the time being due to a lack of staff members with the necessary training. Postmaster Karla Murphy said the post office recently lost two employees who had the required training to...

‘Eracism’ rally marks MLK Day

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local clergymen and members of Church on the Move marched along Main Street Monday to raise awareness of racism and division in the Roswell community. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) [/auth...

Woman stabbed in front of Lovelace Regional

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell woman was attacked and stabbed in the parking lot of Lovelace Regional Hospital on Jan. 16 around 2:30 p.m. In an exclusive interview, the victim said she was going to get her car in the south parking lot so she could pick up her 83-year-old mother...

Rep. Espinoza tackles gun control with bill

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, recently introduced a controversial bill that would make it a third-degree felony for any government official or firearm dealer to enforce federal gun laws in the state of New Mexico. If passed, House Bill 114 also would negate...

Officials to meet in Santa Fe to discuss state water obligations

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District and the Carlsbad Irrigation District will meet with other agencies Wednesday at the state Capitol in an effort to find a way to fulfill the CID’s need for water without resulting in a priority call. In 2003,...

Clovis man implicated in shooting

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested a Clovis man after he allegedly shot a homeless man, Sunday. The police responded to the emergency room at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 W. Country Club Rd., Sunday, where the 26-year-old victim was being...

City to go Up in Smoke, Friday

January 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell is set to go Up in Smoke this Friday when Tommy Chong hits town for a comedy act at the Civic Center. Chong, best known for his work in the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong, will follow opening acts from his wife Shelby and comedians...

Drug busts yield ‘ancient remnants’

January 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Law enforcement officers discovered a treasure trove of artifacts — described as cultural items and “ancient remnants” — during a drug bust, Friday. RPD spokeswoman Sabrina Morales said the items included some historic documents and old Bibles, some...