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Anti-bullying program in full effect at local schools

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Mayor Del Jurney presents an anti-bullying proclamation to Ann Anderson, clinical director of Counseling Associates. Pictured from left to right: Pat Lujan, Juan Oropesa, C.W. Hamilton, Ann Anderson, Del Jurney and R.G. “Bobby” Villegas. (Courtesy Photo) R.G. “Bobby” Villegas, the Roswell Independent School District, Counseling Associates and the...

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CYFD experiencing high volume of reports

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

The New Mexico Child Youth and Families Department has received a large increase in phone calls reporting child abuse and neglect, since the implementation of its new user friendly hotline number in April 2011. In April, CYFD, with aid from Gov. Martinez’s...

Pets need protection against the elements

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Animals feel both the excessive heat and the cold. They need protection from the elements. Animal Control requires owners provide adequate shelter in both summer and winter. (Jessica Palmer Photo) As temperatures in Roswell drop below freezing, people need to...

Haley pretrial begins

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Terry Haley, 56, was bound over for trial on charges of criminal sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13 and enticement of a child. The victim’s grandmother and mother took the stand and told how the child had met “Uncle Terry” through other...

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra returns to new Pearson

November 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Pearson Auditorium, on the campus of New Mexico Military Institute, has long been “home” to Roswell Symphony Orchestra (RSO). However, for the past couple of years, their concerts have been performed in other venues – usually large local church...

Best sunsets on the planet!

November 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The sun sets west of Roswell Friday evening. Daylight savings time ended at 2 a.m., today. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

PASR holds public sale at Roswell Mall

November 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Yukie Ebara videos the photographic work on display at the Roswell Mall during the Photography Club of Roswell’s first annual Photography Exhibit, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) With an open invitation to anyone who wants to see the often-missed natural...

500 attend Healthy Woman Expo at ENMMC

November 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sarah East, PA-C at Cardiovascular Associates of Roswell, left, reacts as Marissa Analla wins on the roulette wheel during the Healthy Woman Expo and Health Fair at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Hundreds of visitors left...

Angels support CFCC at Angel Gala

November 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lennie Hernandez of the Community Foundation of Chaves County admires the Artists Chairs for Chair-ity on display at Pioneer Bank during the 9th annual Angel Gala Silent and Live Auction, Saturday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Attendees dressed in their...

‘Take that!’

November 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

John Lewis, 13, teaches a group of children and their moms the art of tae kwon do Friday morning at Cielo Grande. Lewis, striving for his black belt, has to perform 200 hours demonstrating leadership skills, to obtain his belt. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...