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City dedicates extension project

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Juan Rodriguez directs traffic during the ceremony to dedicate the College Boulevard extension, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo An integral improvement to Roswell’s infrastructure, the West College Boulevard extension project, marked its near-completion, Tuesday, with a dedication ceremony, “a sign of the kind of progressive activities that the city...

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Bingaman speaks to higher ed costs

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Sen. Jeff Bingaman chats with Judy Stubbs during the ENMU-R Foundation for the Future banquet at the Civic Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo With the issue of doubling student loan rates pending in Congress, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., spoke to the cost of...

Virus cases up in NM

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico is experiencing an elevated number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease. Chad Smelser, M.D., an infectious disease epidemiologist for the New Mexico Department of Health, confirmed the entire state is experiencing an increased number of people...

RPD searching for woman

May 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Patricia Kanmore On Monday around 8:30 a.m. police officers responded to a call about unknown trouble at the 200 block of West Mathews Street. When officials arrived, they located a woman who had been severely beaten. “A neighbor contacted the police...

Teen allegedly stabbs stepfather

May 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Department responded to the 300 block of West Linda Vista around 8:30 a.m. Monday, following a report of domestic dispute. Joe Daniel Jacobs, 13, got into an argument with his family because he did not want to go to school. The youth took out a...

City to dedicate extension of College Boulevard

May 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell community is invited to attend a ribbon- cutting ceremony at West College Boulevard and North Sycamore Avenue, today, starting at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will serve as a dedication for the completed extension project for College Blvd., which began...

Woman stabbed in her home

May 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A woman was stabbed in her home in the 400 block of South Union Avenue, Saturday. According to the Roswell Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jimmy Preston, the victim knew her assailant. The suspect of the stabbing, Miracle Henke, 25, had reported to the...

City sure scrubs up nice, huh?

April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Beau Roach reaches to pick up trash as his buddy Cale Taylor supervises during the Great American Cleanup, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

French Bros. open model home

April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Jim French, Corrinne Bachman and Tom French during the grand opening ceremony for French Brothers’ new model home, Saturday. Vanessa Kahin Photo On the corner of Sorrento Drive and Positano Loop, just off North Union Avenue, an example of a new...

Roswell to receive cemetery land deed

April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell is about to take a crucial step toward its very own veterans cemetery. The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve dinner will be held at the Civic Center on Saturday, at 6 p.m., where Ray Willis of McBride Oil and Gas will present Mayor Del Jurney...