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1 Dead in Shooting

July 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers from the Roswell Police Department are investigating a shooting which occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Friday. A man in his 20s, James Stewart (a.k.a “Roach”), was shot and killed. A second victim was shot in the leg; a non life-threatening injury. If anyone has additional information you are urged to contact the police, [&hellip...

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Police to public: Lock car doors, remove valuable items

July 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

According to police statistics, between 51 and 74 percent of all vehicles hit by burglars are unlocked. Of a total of 135 vehicle burglaries reported between April 8 and July 15, only 26 percent were reported as locked, while 41 percent were reported as...

Cute Colors

July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Darci Roe spray paints a bicycle at Down Home Boutique located at 2308 Urton on Friday, readying for the store grand re-opening set for July 23rd. Down Home has been closed the last 5 weeks due to flooding caused by a broken water line. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Waiting for the Man

July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A horse waits patiently for its owner at the Subway located at 1701 W. 2nd during lunchtime, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

As a human rights advocate, Rubio works toward social, political reform

July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Angelica Rubio Angelica Rubio grew up in Lake Arthur. It is, as she says, a small town with a population of 300. It has a small economic base. “The only thing that sustains it is the school, and the oil and gas industry.” Rubio was the youngest of six...

Main Street Bank of America branch sold

July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Bank of America branch that has towered over the corner of North Main Street and 5th Street was acquired by Washington Federal Thursday in one of its largest deals ever. Although bank officials said Friday that employees and customers will not be...

Phew!

July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A false fire alarm forced the complete but temporary evacuation of the Bank Of America building around 10:30 a.m., Thursday morning, as firefighters investigated. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Hellens share family’s history with Rotary Club

July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

C.W. “Bill” Hellen, a third-generation cattleman, was the keynote speaker during the Roswell Rotary Club meeting, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) His tie hangs down against a white collared shirt, tucked into black pants. He sits on the stoop of his new...

Council approves hotel fee

July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hotel and motel guests will pay slightly more to spend the night in Roswell starting Nov. 1, City Councilors voted Thursday. The passage of a new Convention Center Fee, which will cost lodgers an extra $2.50 a night, is expected to raise an estimated $500,000...

Valley Meat Co. plans to open Aug. 5

July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley Meat Co. is set to begin operating Aug. 5, the plant’s attorney said Thursday. But the opening depends on an Aug. 2 federal hearing, when an Albuquerque judge overseeing a lawsuit by animal protection groups will decide whether to halt operations for...