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Luce appointed to lead 5th Judicial District

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dianna Luce has moved from chief deputy district attorney to the top job in the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, as appointed by the governor on Friday. Luce had served as chief deputy of the Fifth district since 2009 and had been in the office since 1996. She was named Prosecutor of the Year in [&hellip...

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Pro-marijuana farm ETZ chairman dropped

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Royce “Pancho” Maples, center, recent chairman of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission, has not been reappointed to the ETZ commission. Maples was one of four ETZ commissioners who voted on May 12 in favor of a zoning change that...

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Crews complete first phase of runway update

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The top photo shows the sign in front of Roswell’s airport. Below, a shot of the local airport’s runway. ( Submitted Photos) The main runway at the Roswell International Air Center is in the process of being reconstructed. The initial part of the project...

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Job Corps honors law enforcement

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Job Corps held a luncheon Thursday to recognize those who work in law enforcement during Embrace the Badge Month. Staff members from the International Law Enforcement Academy were among those honored at the event. Top photo: from left, Deputy Site...

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Police seek help locating missing Roswell man

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniel Raul Herrera was last seen on Tuesday, May 26, police said. (Courtesy Photo) Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 26-year-old Roswell man who was last seen Tuesday afternoon, May 26. Family members of Daniel Raul Herrera told police...

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Scholarship funds seeks sponsors

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund is searching for sponsors for the program’s annual fundraising dinner, slated for 5:30 p.m. June 14 at First United Methodist Church at 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The organization has arranged for ABC News journalist Sam...

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RFD Call Log — May 27 and 28

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 27 • At 7:10 a.m., public assist, 1100 block of East First Street. • At 7:14 a.m., medical call, 300 block of West Country Club Road. • At 8:50 a.m., fire, 600 block of...

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Roswell man sentenced for meth trafficking

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES — Albert Johnny Mondragon, 38, of Roswell, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to seven years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for trafficking methamphetamine in Lea County. Mondragon was arrested on federal...

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Cahoon Pool opens next week

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The opening date for Cahoon Pool has been pushed back from June 1 to June 6. On opening day, everyone can swim for free. After that, open swim be 1 to 6 p.m. everyday. Adult and senior lap will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $3 for...

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H ighway correction to begin

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crews are scheduled to begin a curve correction project on NM 532 (Ski Run Road) in Lincoln County this week. The $3.4 million project is expected to take a year to complete. The project will take place between mile marker 7 and mile marker 12. As part of the...