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Genealogy expert offers research tips

February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Howsare Photo Suzanne Lamontine has developed key strategies for genealogy projects and shared her ideas at Thursday’s monthly meeting of the Roswell Genealogical Society.   While growing up in the Texas Panhandle, Suzanne Lamontine liked to hear stories from her father. Those tales later spurred Lamontine into family research, formally called...

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RISD approves $9.6 million solar farm deal

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

This photo of a 20-megawatt solar field just north of Las Vegas, Nev., completed by NextEra Energy Resources, shows what a proposed solar farm in Chaves County would look like. The Nevada solar farm is on 160 acres, whereas the proposed solar farm in Chaves...


Burris addresses bullying in schools

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Burris After months of parental concerns of bullying and discrimination in Roswell schools, the administrators at Roswell Independent School District have attended a training session on diversity, sensitivity and bullying. Superintendent Tom Burris informed...


2-year-old left in unlocked, running car outside store; Bill addressing issue is currently in Legislature

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

While leaving a purse inside a vehicle is ill-advised if you are leaving the vehicle, and leaving the vehicle unlocked and its engine running while you are gone are also generally bad decisions, a Roswell woman last weekend did all these things as she left...


DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 1- 6

February 11, 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...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: David Roy Gomez

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gomez   David Roy Gomez is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Gomez 42, is described as 5-foot, 6-inches tall and weighing 175 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. An officer came in contact with Gomez...


GEAR UP Program to host open house

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ENMU-Roswell GEAR UP Program is hosting an “Exploring Open House” for all ninth- and 10th-grade students and their parents of Roswell, Goddard, and early college high schools. This event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Roswell...


Explorer Open House slated for Feb. 24

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Conquistador Council of the Boy Scouts is hosting an Explorer Open House at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Explorer is a Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14 through 20 years...


Goddard FFA busy with competitions

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard Livestock team consisting of Courteney Walker, Zoe Walker, Sage Barraza and Britt Dixon competed at the National Western Roundup in Denver from Jan. 8-11. At the end of the contest the team walked away as the sixth-place team overall. Zoe was 12th...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 9-11

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 9 • At 7:34 a.m., medical call, 3600 block of Camilla Drive. • At 8:49 a.m., medical call, 100 block of West Crossroads. • At 9:09 a.m., medical call, 3100 bock of...