On the green for green

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A golfer lines up his putt on the green Saturday on the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. All proceeds from the four-person scramble will be used to support Altrusa community service projects, such as the Assurance Home, Tobosa, Boys and Girls Club, Roswell Refuge, Roswell Literacy Council and scholarships at ENMU-Roswell. For more photos and...

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Extra class leads Sergio Jimenez to his calling

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jimenez   One local man who learned English as a second language is now the owner of a business and in school to become a school superintendent. Sergio Jimenez, 26, of Roswell, was born the oldest of five children with Spanish as his first language....


All that jazz

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School jazz band performs Saturday during a free concert at the newly renovated downtown Reischman Park. Other jazz ensembles also performed and Mayor Dennis Kintigh read a proclamation naming Roswell as a Jazz Appreciation City. The event...


Chaves County DWI arrest for April 17

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Commissioners order cleanup of property

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photos Carlos Barela, part-owner of a hobby shop at 6107 N. Main St., looks at the mess of wreckage neighboring his property. The Chaves County commissioners have declared the wreckage a menace to public health, safety and general welfare. Jeff...

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NM-made movie to preview in Roswell

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ben Christman Photo Film director Justin Hunt in Oakland, California. Former Roswell resident and award-winning director Justin Hunt is bringing his latest film to the Allen family of theaters, including locations in Roswell, Las Cruces and Alamogordo. The...


Earning his stripes

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Roswell Street Department worker Lorenzo Sanchez adds some finishing touches to a handicapped parking spot at the Roswell Industrial Air Center Friday morning. The parking lot had resurfacing work done to it last week, along with sections...

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Character Counts!

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Unfortunately, one deserving student was inadvertently left out of our Character Counts! insert tab published on Friday. Tanner Hamill — grade ninth, Dexter High School. Awards: Lettered in golf — one year, Dedication and Desire Award— golf, Honor Roll....

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TMNT tough on bullying

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo Dazy Deleon, left, and Nani Deleon pose with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo at El Capitan Elementary School Friday after an anti-bulling assembly. Michelangelo and the rest of the TMNT will be preforming Saturday at the Pueblo...

Leadership Roswell to assist Pregnancy Resource Center

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Diapers, wipes drive calls on donations The Leadership Roswell Class of 2015 is holding its community project, called “Diapers & Wipes Drive,” today and Sunday. Class members will be in front of Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club and K-mart from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....