RFD Call Log — July 13 and 14

July 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. July 13 • At 1:47 p.m., fire alarm, 500 block of North Main Street. • At 1:53 p.m., motor vehicle accident, West Mountain View Road and South Main Street. • At 9:18 p.m., grass fire, 300 block of Hervey [&hellip...

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Council rejects trimming museum board

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joyce Tucker, president of the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s board of trustees, appeals to city leaders not to cut RMAC’s board from 11 to seven members. Tucker said a larger board builds wider support in the diverse Roswell community. (Jeff Tucker...


Farmers market breaks record with favorites old and new

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Therewere many first-timers at the event Saturday, such as Jeremiah Hilley, above, “My zucchini comes directly out of my backyard.” Hilley said. He added that he is looking forward to this Saturday. (Christina Stock Photos) The Roswell farmers...


Body discovered in Roswell home

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An RPD crime scene technician lifts up crime scene tape so a technical services unit vehicle can enter the scene Sunday near Union Avenue and Wildy Street. (Corey King Photo) The Roswell Police Department is investigating the discovery of a body at a...


Attack with shovel leads to SWAT situation

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Schneider The suspect wanted in connection with a SWAT incident on Sunday night in west Roswell was later arrested at a different residence a few hours later. Roswell Police Public Information Officer Todd Wildermuth said 30-year-old Cody Allen Schneider was...


Chaves County DWI arrests, July 10-12

July 14, 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 all...


Man convicted of defacing properties

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gomez A local man who defaced numerous properties in downtown Roswell with graffiti earlier this year was recently convicted of multiple counts of criminal damage and, as a result of his sentence, will now spend some time helping to improve the community...


Project to re-surface U.S. 285 begins

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will be resurfacing approximately two miles of US 70/285, just north of Pine Lodge Road in Chaves County. The work began Monday, June 13, 2015 and is expected to be completed in January 2016....


Republican Women to have luncheon

July 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Republican Women are holding their July luncheon at noon on Wednesday at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The guest speaker will be Aron Balok, superintendent of the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy. The CCRW will will make a...


Fort Stanton salutes the Civil War

July 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Vanessa Baum leads one of two camels on display that her family brought to Fort Stanton on Saturday. Camels were used by the U.S. Army in the 1850s for packing and developing trails, she said. Below: Civil War re-enactors fire off a cannon...