‘Coffee with a Cop’ continues

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a successful inaugural “Coffee with a Cop” gathering last month, attended by numerous citizens and police personnel, the Roswell Police Department looks forward to the second of these monthly events coming up Monday. Locals attending the event have the opportunity to talk in person with members of the police department in a relaxed, informal...

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Small fire destroys shed on McGaffey

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Fire Department personnel look over the damage of a small fire Friday morning in a storage shed behind a house at 315 W. McGaffey St. There were no injuries.  (Jeff Jackson Photo)   A small fire destroyed a storage shed behind a house on West...


Another alien invasion?

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The UFO Capital of the World seemed to have some celestial company Thursday as these UFO-shaped clouds appeared to be coming in for a landing near the intersection of Atkinson Avenue and Hobbs Street. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...


Third suspect in fake robbery arrested

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Boyd   A third suspect in a March 11 fake robbery at the Russell Cellular Verizon store downtown turned himself in to police Thursday night. Marcus Boyd, 23, joins Joshua Fitisemanu, 25, and Felicia Mejia, 21, who have been arrested and charged with...


Most Wanted: Roberto A. Herrada-Espinoza

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roberto A. Herrada-Espinoza is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Herrada-Espinoza, 30, is described as 5-foot, 7-inches tall and weighing 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He also may use the first...


Donate used goods to hospital auxiliary

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s never been more convenient to do your spring cleaning. ENMMC Auxiliary has handy and easily accessible drop boxes throughout Roswell to dispose of your used goods. The boxes are located in front of Office Max, Sear’s parking lot, ENMMC employee’s...


RFD Call Log — March 19-20

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 19 • At 7:10 a.m., structure fire, 600 block of East Reed Street. • At 8:14 a.m., illegal burn, 600 block of East 23rd Street. • At 8:19 a.m., medical call, 1600...


The bunny bunch

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Southwest Regional Rabbit Breeders Association hosted a Youth Rabbit Extravaganza Show at the VFW in Hobbs earlier this month. Several of the members from Roswell and other surrounding areas attended the show. Here are some of the results from attending the...


Folklorico fun

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Folklorico, under the direction of Frank Herrera, will be attending the Viva Aztlan Festival Friday and Saturday.  The festival, now in its 21st year, will be held in McAllen, Texas, near Lubbock. The festival will feature a traditional folkloric...


Drug task force arrests parks superintendent

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Smith   The city of Roswell’s superintendent of parks was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged on five marijuana-related counts. According to Roswell police and a criminal complaint filed in Chaves County Magistrate Court on Thursday, Kenneth Smith...