Cooper awarded scholarship

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School graduate, Sterling Cooper, 19, was presented with an $8,000 scholarship from Leprino Foods Plant Manager Pete Mayadag, far left, Monday. This is the first year that the newly created Leprino Foods New Mexico Tech University Scholarship has been available, and Cooper is the first recipient of the award. He will receive $1,000 [&hellip...

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Shed destoryed in fire

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell firefighters hose down hot spots in a shed behind an empty house at 904 Davidson Drive Sunday that was called in shortly before 3 p.m. Witnesses said there had been lightening in the area, but RFD personnel at the scene could not confirm the actual...


CVP sets food basket donation

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Community Volunteer Program has scheduled a Father’s Day food basket giveaway for Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Director Johnny Gonzalez and a group of other volunteers will have the food baskets and other material in the lobby at the...


Albuquerque man killed in crash near Tatum

June 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

TATUM — The New Mexico State Police reports that a 29-year-old Albuquerque man was killed Friday in fatal head-on crash on U.S. 380 near Tatum that led to the arrest of an Oklahoma man for homicide by vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and several...


RMAC marks ‘second Saturday’

June 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Second Saturday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center was costume-making day for the kids. Above, Ride Sturza, 11, crafts a shield of armor out of cardboard with a soldering iron. About 25 kids were at the arts and crafts workshop designing their costumes, and...


‘Trainer of Olympians’ has a ring to it

June 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Coach Jan Olesinski trained his daughter, Anna, in the pentathlon. Anna will be a senior this fall at the Air Force Academy. (Submitted Photo) Lucas Schrimsher, left, and brother Nathan Schrimsher trained at NMMI under coach Jan Olesinski. (Submitted Photo)...


Library event binds authors with readers

June 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Four of seven authors attending “A Bookish Affair” event Saturday at the Roswell Public Library hold and display their books with Melinda Gonzalez of the Friends of the Library, also pictured. The authors are, from left, Barbara Corn Patterson, Ralph...


Top cops share advice

June 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Department of State’s International Law Enforcement Academy Roswell hosted four senior local government officials on Wednesday as members of a Special Executive Law Enforcement Panel. Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, Chaves County Sheriff Britt...


Prescribed burns are scheduled at Lincoln National Forest

June 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire conditions on the Lincoln National Forest have improved due to frequent intervals of precipitation over the past two to three months. “As a result of the high elevation ‘green up,’ on our two mountain districts, Smokey Bear and Sacramento, are now...


Memorial service held for USDA pilot

June 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A memorial service and funeral were held Friday for a Roswell man killed in a plane crash near Raton June 5. According to the New Mexico State Police, 54-year-old Kelly Hobbs and Shannon “Bubba” Tunnell were killed while conducting low-flying aerial...