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83-year-old arrested following sexual solicitation

July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Saturday afternoon, Roswell Police arrested Roy Mahoney, 83, near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Bland Street. Mahoney was charged as a public nuisance. He told officials at the time he was “trying to pick up a woman.” According to the RPD, Mahoney has a history of attempting to solicit sex from the women staying [&hellip...

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Community Health Fair going strong at 30

July 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ain’t nothin’ like free. Health care providers and service organizations assembled at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club for the 30th annual Community Health Fair, Saturday, offering a number of services at no cost, from screenings and check-ups to...

Horse show opens 4-H & FFA Fair

July 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Siblings July and Tara Jones and their trusty steeds Turtle Dove and Freckles prepare to compete in the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Horse Show at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo There was a great deal of horseplay taking place...

John Ford: Guardsman, author, actor, Egyptologist, and a piper, too

July 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

At any given time John Ford sports multiple hats. At once he is father, husband, retired National Guardsman, author, actor, amateur Egyptologist and a history buff. Yet he says, “Of all the careers I have followed in my lifetime, I find I am best qualified...

DOT training

July 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A New Mexico Department of Transportation observer oversees National Guard members as they train on heavy equipment to earn their operators certifications in an annual 2-week training course near the armory in Roswell, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

28 Earth Rangers complete KRB camp

July 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kids participating in Earth Camp from A to Z shovel rocks to cover a weed barrier at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Children who participated in Keep Roswell Beautiful’s Earth Camp this week were provided all sorts of...

Local officials not happy with Alamo DA Zeta cartel comments

July 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local officials reacted to an Associated Press article, originally printed in the July 2 Alamogordo Daily News, in which District Attorney Diana Martwick stated, “We had big-time gangs here involved in the killing of a U.S. consulate (worker and her...

County Commission approves final budget

July 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County will close its books at the end of this month and prepare for a new fiscal year, which accounts for the use of reserve money to finance the design, construction and renovation of the Chaves County Adult Detention Center. The CCDC has a projected...

Council OKs $87M budget

July 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a special meeting, the Roswell City Council approved an approximately 70-page budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year that includes around $87 million in expenditures and accounts for the completion of the new barracks for the Youth ChalleNGe Academy and...

New year, new school

July 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Employees of the Roswell Independent School District move desks, chairs and other items from the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School into the recently completed new school, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...