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Accident results in fatality and injuries

November 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Motor vehicle accident on county roads claims the life of one Dexter youth and leaves four others in critical condition, early Sunday morning. Dexter youth James Lodoza, 14, succumbed to his injuries following the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by a deputy of the Office of the Medical Investigation, [&hellip...

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Chevrolet turns 100, Desert Sun hosts celebration

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Brothers Josiah, right, and Roman Duran check out a stuffed and dressed doll that appears to be looking into the grill of a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Saturday during the Desert Sun Motors & Chevrolet Chevy Only Car Show celebrating Chevrolet’s 100 years in...

Historical Society needs help for Christmas show

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Historical Society has just announced one of the homes scheduled for its Christmas show has dropped out. This means they need two homes with unusual architecture or an older home with period furnishings for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The...

United Way continues to set goals for 2011

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The United Way of Chaves County has higher goals for its 2011 campaign, and soon it will be up to local small businesses to answer the call — literally — to help meet that challenge. Last year, the UWCC raised $460,000 to help various nonprofits. This...

Halloween celebration at RASC

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A scary pumpkin awaits trick-or-treaters who dare venture to a house located on N. Maryland Avenue near 19th Street. (Mark Wilson Photo) It was a scary scary night Saturday as the official Roswell family celebration kicked into gear! A haunted house draped...

Chamber gets new digital billboard

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce will soon have a new outlet to display their events and activities for the entire community to view. For nearly a year, the chamber has been working on a project for a new digital billboard, which will be erected...

Sunset Elem. celebrates Red Ribbon Week

October 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The entire student body from Sunset Elementary walk down S. Main Street, Friday afternoon, towards the base during the Say No to Drugs march celebrating Red Ribbon Week. (Mark Wilson Photo) Clad in red T-shirts, carrying red balloons, students at Sunset...

Author speaks at Dexter Elem.

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Award-winning author Conrad Storad talks with Dexter Elementary fifth-graders during a writing workshop held Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) With the help of Big Mama, the knowledgeable and plush rattlesnake matriarch, award-winning children’s author...

Monterrey Elem. helps vets donate to the homeless

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Second-graders from Ms. O’Meara’s and Ms. Reid’s classes at Monterrey Elementary hold up canned goods that the students donated to the annual food drive hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Roswell Chapter. (Julia Bergman photo)...

Kyzer devotes lifetime caring for children and horses

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lee Kyzer, holds on to one of his tamed wild horses trained to be gentle and work with teens. (Dale Deffer Photo) Lee Kyzer, 69, school liaison at Assurance Home, is a man who has spent a lifetime caring for both children and horses. As a leader of The...