Man sentenced for firearm at 2014 graduation

June 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Warford   A Roswell man who brought a gun to last year’s graduation ceremony at Roswell High School was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 37 months in prison for being a felon in possession of firearms. Brandon Warford, 32, was also sentenced Tuesday morning in federal court in Las Cruces to two years of [&hellip...

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Rainy days and Mondays

June 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A young cyclist is drenched in a sudden thunderstorm that erupted Monday night near Poe Street and Washington Avenue. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...


Diabetes treatment now available

June 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

People who have diabetes or who are afraid they might get it now have a place to go in Roswell to learn more about the disease and receive treatment. La Casa Family Health Center received a grant from the University of New Mexico to take part in the Endo ECHO...


‘Razing’ the roof

June 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An unidentified worker peeks over the roof at the equipment parked below behind City Hall Tuesday. Work on a new roof for the building is expected to be completed Friday thus ending a four-week construction project. While the old adage says that “you...


Chaves County DWI arrests for June 12-13

June 16, 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...


RFD Call Log — June 15 and 16

June 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 15 • At 8:20 a.m., medical call, 1500 block of South Mulberry Avenue. • At 9:07 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of South Main Street. • At 11:15 a.m., medical call, 3200...


Ongoing generosity

June 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Melissa Mendoza, her sons Tony and Ray, and James Hutchison, district manager for Farmer’s Insurance, work to fill bags with necessities for Roswell’s homeless. RAOK (Roswell’s Acts of Kindness) by Servant’s Heart will be meeting at 200 W. Hobbs St....


Sheriff: Body found off Old Clovis Hwy is Daniel Herrera

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Herrera   The family of a missing Roswell man finally has answers about their loved one who went missing May 26. Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder said the body discovered off the Old Clovis Highway June 4 has been identified as 23-year-old Daniel...


Witness: Uncle punched handicapped girl repeatedly

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New details have surfaced regarding the two people arrested for child abuse near the Roswell International Air Center on Friday. According Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder, 34-year-old Manuel Torres and 57-year-old Beatriz Torres were arrested for...


Temperature is just a number

June 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A sudden cold wave seems to have hit Roswell Sunday afternoon according to the digital thermometer at the North Main Street Walgreens. The actual temperature was in the 90s with no such relief predicted in this week’s forecast. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...