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Pignitary, messy; Wool Lead, super clean

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young ladies and their furry friends ready for the Wool Lead & Fashion Extravaganza Show during the 2012 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a long week of hard work and tense moments, the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair was transformed Thursday into a lively atmosphere of good [&hellip...

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City needs $2M for projects

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An infrastructure capital improvement plan containing more than 100 projects that the city is requesting capital outlay funding for was presented during a City Council workshop Thursday evening. The ICIP lists projects that are in need of funding from 2014...

McFadden interim chief

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Deputy Chief Brad McFadden will take over the reigns of the Roswell Police Department from Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis who was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center around 11:30 a.m. Monday after the Roswell Fire Department and Emergency...

Who bought Impact Confections?

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bidding closed at 5 p.m., Thursday, on Roswell’s Impact Confections candy manufacturing plant, once among the city’s largest employers, providing around 100 jobs at its peak. Online auctioneer fre.com has listed the plant, originally built in 1973, for...

Auto wreck leaves 1,000 without power

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 1,000 people were left without power following an accident in the 3800 block of South Main Street at about 10 p.m., Wednesday. Angela Stotts drove over a median strip, struck an electrical guide line, which caused her vehicle to flip. Stott’s...

Noon Optimist team heads to tourney

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Little League District 2, Noon Optimist champions stand for the national anthem at Lawrence Brothers IGA as city officials, family and friends cheer them on as they prepare to travel to Albuquerque for the Southwest Regional Tournament,...

SKorea TV crew films ‘UFO town’

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Korean Broadcasting System journalists Taehyun Lee and Nam Y. Cho are filmed by colleague Sanghoon Lee during a meeting with city officials at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A production team from Korean Broadcasting...

Hopeful hostel hostess to hold open house Saturday

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vanessa Juarez has come up with a novel way to entice tourist dollars to Roswell by providing low-cost accommodation to travelers. She was inspired when she went to Washington, D.C., to attend classes and stayed in a hostel. “I thought it was a great idea...

Impact bidding closes today

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Very soon, Roswell will have to bid a sweet farewell to a business which was once among the city’s largest employers. Online auctioneer fre.com has listed Impact Confections’ former manufacturing plant in Roswell for sale. The plant, originally built in...

Jessica Burson’s lamb Game Changer wins big

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

It was a demanding competition of restless lambs, stifling heat and more than 100 robust entries, but in the end it was a game changer that stole the market lamb show, Wednesday, at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. Jessica Burson’s blackface...