Two die, officer left in critical condition

October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The scene of the events Monday afternoon. (Jessica Palmer Photo) What started as a motorist assist turned into an officer-involved shooting and a multi-car accident, two people dead, one New Mexico State Police sergeant shot and a Roswell Police officer in critical condition at a Lubbock hospital, Monday. The incident began around 9 a.m. Monday, [&hellip...

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Second council candidate runs for Ward 2

October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Grant, left, announced his bid for Roswell City Council Ward 2. The seat is now held by Councilman Jimmy Craig. (Courtesy Photo Caleb) Business owner Caleb Grant, a lifelong Roswell resident, is the second candidate to announce a bid to run for City Council...


Character Counts! Week kicks off in Chaves County

October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the past two decades, the third week of October has been synonymous with a major national celebration — the Character Counts! Week. On Friday, County Commissioner Greg Nibert officially proclaimed it Character Counts! Week in Chaves County with the...


Roswell legal fair to offer free legal advice

October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 5th Judicial District Local Pro Bono Committee will hold its sixth annual Roswell Legal Fair on Friday, from 1-5 p.m., at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. The Chaves Committee met with Appellate Court Judge Mike Vigil for a planning session...


VCA Harvest Festival a bounty of new activities and old favorites

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Superheroes and princesses rule the day during Valley Christian Academy’s Free Benefit Concert & Harvest Festival, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Valley Christian Academy held its third annual Free Benefit Concert and Harvest Festival on Saturday...


Buddy Walk sees more community support

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Walkers on the team “Mikayla’s Marvels” pass by a sign saying: “When we grow up, we want to be…” one of the themes of the annual Buddy Walk Saturday at Spring River Park and Zoo. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “10… 9… 8…” The countdown...


Change of Flame

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets perform the Change of Flame Guard ceremony in Bronco Plaza during Homecoming and Alumni Weekend, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Stewart Industries celebrates expansion

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Red Coats watch as Stewart Industries founder Tom Stewart, far right, and Mayor Del Jurney cut the red ribbon stretched before a new door to a hangar used to house aircraft maintenance work. (Tess Townsend Photo) Aviation spares supplier Stewart...


Through the years

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI alumni march onto Stapp Field for the Homecoming and Alumni Weekend parade, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


No joke — Mike Walsh lives to entertain

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A huge fan of Roswell’s walk/runs, Mike Walsh walks in the annual Alien Chase. A former Marine and recently retired air traffic controller, Walsh likes to amuse others, “to keep you entertained,” he’ll say. (Courtesy Photo) “Despite appearances, I...