Fate of Arnett voter registration fraud allegations still unknown; No answer from Secretary of State’s office despite 5 months of phone...

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family members of Bobby Arnett, who ran for District 1 magistrate judge in the June primary and lost to K.C. Rogers, used this business address to register to vote although all three live in District 2. It is a felony in New Mexico to put false information on a voter registration form. (File Photo)   [&hellip...

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DST ends Sunday

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

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Municipal Judge Larry Loy to retire

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Municipal Court Judge Larry Loy submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday, according to a news release from Mayor Dennis Kintigh. Loy will retire as of Dec. 31. “I wish to thank Judge Loy for his decades of service to the city of Roswell in numerous...


Hitchhikers Beware!

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Grim Reaper watches for customers at 700 N. Lea Ave., Friday, as part of the decorations put out by Dave Berke, formerly of Chino Hills of Los Angeles. A Roswell resident for three years this is the second year that Berke has used the decoration. “I saw...


On the campaign trail

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commission Democrat candidate Eloy Ortega Jr. campaigns with his horse Quince at the corner of 2nd and Main streets in Roswell Friday afternoon. “I’m just having a little bit of fun to get some attention,” Ortega said. Also...


Hundreds ticketed in enforcement effort

November 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police conducted hundreds of commercial vehicle inspections and issued hundreds of tickets last week in an enforcement project in southern New Mexico. State police and officers from the Motor Transportation Police Division of the New Mexico Department of...


Witch way does it go?

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A young witch tries her magic power of pumpkin bowling for toilet paper at Wednesday’s Fall Festival, held at the First Church of the Nazarene in Roswell. Dozens of little goblins and their parents came out in costume for candy, games, food and hay...


Halloween has a long history

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s Halloween! For centuries, this day has brought a mix of joy and fear. Once used to celebrate the harvest, it is now a day for people to dress up in the hopes to find treats and maybe pull a few tricks. Halloween started in Europe around 2,000 years ago...


Duffey doubles Ortega in campaign funds

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The two candidates for Chaves County Commission District 1 have been unloading their campaign accounts in recent weeks for newspaper and radio ads, although the incumbent retains a huge advantage in remaining funds in the closing days of the race. As of...


Allies in the making

October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Local artist Oscar L. Hernandez is painting a mural on the north wall at Allied Keys on North Main Street. The Goddard High School graduate had only two art classes in his young life before deciding to become an artist. Four and a half years ago, a chance art...