An uplifting experience

May 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo Kendra Jones, the reigning Miss Roswell, gets a boost from the other lovely ladies in her family during the Walk for Hope, held Friday night at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The annual event was attended by hundreds of people and all proceeds will benefit Chaves County residents needing assistance during cancer [&hellip...

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RPD members to carry Special Olympics torch through city

May 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is one of more than 70 law enforcement agencies participating in the New Mexico Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics this year, and several RPD members will be running the local leg of the Torch Run in Roswell...


051615 Correction

May 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An article in the May 1 edition should have said the 2015-16 budget for New Mexico Military Institute included $80,000 for roofing at Pearson Auditorium, not $800,000.  ...


Dancing Angels

May 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo They may not be the state champion dance team like Roswell High School’s ‘Charlie’s Angels’ but they can still kick up their heels. With only one exception, the members of this senior dance team — the Rac-a-Taps — are all over...


NMMI vs. NMMI legal costs exceed $1.2M

May 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Over the past two years, NMMI and its alumni association have spent $1.2 million in a legal battle over who controls $5.2 million in assets. The former alumni association of New Mexico Military Institute has incurred more than $750,000 in legal fees in an...


Complaint: Garcia wanted man he shot ‘neutralized’

May 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A self-defense claim by a man who has admitted to shooting another man to death April 4 west of Roswell isn’t holding up with authorities, since they’ve charged him with murder. A statement by the victim’s girlfriend suggests jealousy may have been the...


Ponce wanted for several drug charges

May 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Desiree Cherie Ponce is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Ponce, 21, is described as 5-foot, 5-inches tall and weighing 145 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes. Ponce is wanted for drug-related charges,...


Man gets eight-year sentence in marijuana cases

May 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after he was found with almost 3 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle and later tried to smuggle marijuana and tobacco into the Chaves County Detention Center. Robert Mairot, 25, was sentenced on April 29...


Forgery suspect at large after high-speed chase

May 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ponce   Trujillo Desiree Ponce, left, in December 2013. Michael Trujillo, 24, is pictured after his arrest for aggravated fleeing from an officer Monday.  (Courtesy Photos) It was supposed to be a simple traffic stop Monday afternoon near the...


United Blood Services to open community blood drive center

May 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

United Blood Services, located off 19th Street near Lovelace Regional Hospital, will be opening its community blood center on Saturday. ( Timothy P. Howsare Photo )   It’s probably something you don’t think about much, but it is vital to all our...