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Two arrested Sunday following home invasion

November 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Roswell Police Department arrested two men Sunday following a home invasion. This is the third home invasion in the city in the past three weeks, although according to the police, the third is unrelated to the first two. The family of four was awakened around 4 a.m. by loud pounding on the door. The male [&hellip...

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Catch fish, enjoy sunset

November 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paul Martinez, of Roswell, fishes at Lake Van in Dexter as the sun sets on Sunday. Toby Martinez Photo [/auth...

‘Super blitz’ campaign takes on drunk driving

November 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of a tragic alcohol-related accident so horrific it made several first responders question their choice of vocation. On the night of Nov. 24, 1987, Maria D. Ramirez, 21, had just finished her shift at the Wendy’s...

Santa better hurry

November 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emma the CASA dog sniffs a decorative Santa Claus descending stairs on a Christmas tree during the Winter Wonderland Auction benefiting the Chaves County CASA Program, Friday evening, at First American Bank. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Ernie and Rita Montoya open their hearts, one child at a time

November 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Ernie and Rita Montoya have opened their hearts and their homes to more than 100 foster children. Jessica Palmer Photo Ernie and Rita Montoya describe their beginnings as humble. Yet the couple has accomplished a great deal and provided a service to their...

ILEA Roswell graduates 30-plus delegates

November 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Assistant Secretary William Brownfield from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, left, and Attorney General Gary King participate in a partnership agreement signing ceremony at the International Law...

Scam: ‘Asphalt gypsies’

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new scam is visiting the area, known to the trade as “asphalt gypsies.” These scammers haunt Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, New York, Colorado, Texas, New York, West Virginia, Minnesota, South Dakota and Michigan. The people or companies vary, but the system...

Students wish upon a giving tree

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Midway Learning Center tape their wishes to a Thanksgiving Tree, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

County evaluates CCDC project

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The County Commission toured the Chaves County Detention Center during its regular meeting Thursday to learn more about the site’s upcoming expansion and remodeling plans that will include new equipment and more space. “In the beginning, we were looking...

Autumn burns bright

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fallen leaves cover the ground at the corner of 13th and N. Kentucky, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...