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Perry wants court opinion on medical marijuana dispensaries

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Planning and Zoning Council Committee Chairman and City Councilor Jason Perry asked City Manager Larry Fry to look into seeking a district court opinion on what control, if any, local government may have over medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. “I spent quite a bit of time visiting with the Municipal League when I traveled [&hellip...

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Active shooting expert: ‘Fight for your life’

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Mike Herrington with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office discusses surviving an active shooter situation at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Active killers can strike anywhere, at anytime, and the best defense is...

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P.E.O. Chapter Z presents scholarship

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chapter Z of the P.E.O. awarded the Virginia Kruse Scholarship of $2,000 to Goddard High School Senior Kensey Plummer, third from left, on Tuesday. The P.E.O. is a philanthropic educational organization. Kensey is the daughter of the Rev. Dale and Sharon...

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DPS targets aggressive drivers

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police conducted two traffic enforcement operations in the Carlsbad area this past week. The special operations were in response to a recent increase in traffic crashes in the area. The two-day operation produced 104 traffic citations and...

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ENMU to honor Roswell instructor Bob Phillips

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phillips   The faculty, administration, and students of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at Eastern New Mexico University will honor Dr. Bob Phillips in recognition of his career dedication and excellence to the field of social work. The recognition...

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Community Little Theatre presents ‘Per Sous’

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christopher   Roswell Community Little Theatre will present “Per Sous” (pronounced pursue) by M.B. Christopher on May 23, 24, 25 and 30, 31 and June 1. This local playwright has produced other plays such as “The Harvesting Stone” and “Christmas...

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State Republicans vow to ‘take back the House’ in fall

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy present the colors during a fundraising event Friday, May 2, for Republican candidates in state and local elections. State Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran, who is running for re-election, was the guest...

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Sheriff, magistrate judge candidates speak at forum

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bobby Arnett, left, and K.C. Rogers, center, face off in race for magistrate judge in the June 3 Republican Primary. Rick Kraft, served as the moderator. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   If Chaves County Republicans have their way, the party will take back...

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Absentee voting begins today

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Absentee voting begins today for the June 3 primary elections. Today also is the last day to register to vote before the primaries. Early voting in Chaves County will be held at the following locations and times: • Roswell Mall, 4501 N. Main St. May 17-31,...

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Learning to fly

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alamogordo resident Liz Tribble, left, got in some training hours Sunday morning at the Old Timers Balloon Rally. Tribble is learning all the aspects of ballooning, including set up, chasing, flying and packing after the flight is finished. She is...