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Judge Riggs shares philosophies on life

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Judge Riggs shares philosophies on life

Fifth Judicial District Judge Kea Riggs speaks at Wednesday’s Christmas Luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women at the Elks Lodge. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Chaves County’s first female district court judge said the woman who would become the state’s first elected female governor inspired her to strive for professionalism, preparation and...

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Elementary students collect diapers for CASA

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Elementary students collect diapers for CASA

The East Grand Plains Elementary School Student Council held a diaper and baby supplies drive this week. Student Council President Kayla Theimer, left, and Vice President Sara Royo, right, presented Carrie-Leigh Cloutier of Chaves County CASA, center, with...

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Roswell’s very own angels

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Roswell’s very own angels

The Roswell High School Charlie’s Angels Dance Team donated holiday gifts to CASA of Chaves County on Wednesday. The program supports neglected and abused children by providing volunteer court advocates. With the help of Charlie’s Angels, CASA is able to...

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Here come the judges

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Here come the judges

Participants in Leadership Roswell heard firsthand about what it’s like to be a judge Friday during a judicial panel led by Bobby R. Baldock, center, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th District, and K.C. Rogers, right, District 1 magistrate judge in Chaves...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Stephanie Hope Ross

December 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Roswell’s Most Wanted: Stephanie Hope Ross

Stephanie Hope Ross, also known as Stephanie Hope Chadwick, 22, is wanted for battery against a household member, according to police. An argument on Nov. 10 between Ross and her ex-boyfriend escalated to the point where Ross allegedly punched the man several...

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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 16-17

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 16-17

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 16 • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, Van Lueven Place. • At 11:34 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Hendricks Street. • At 12:43 p.m., medical call, 500 block of...

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Songs of many voices

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Songs of many voices

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church held its Advent Festival on Sunday. Musicians and singers from several churches in Roswell joined the church’s choir and performed sacred music and hymns. (Max Scally Photo)...

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Raytheon, Northrop Grumman express interest in air center; Navy pilots to return in January

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Raytheon, Northrop Grumman express interest in air center; Navy pilots to return in January

Some big names in aerospace industry are looking at the Roswell International Air Center as a potential home. Roswell/Chaves County Economic Development Executive Director John Mulcahy told the Airport Committee that Raytheon Company representatives expressed...

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Gonzales needs volunteers, toys for Christmas Eve giveaway at Yucca

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Gonzales needs volunteers, toys for Christmas Eve giveaway at Yucca

Second-graders at Gateway Christian Elementary School display toys the elementary students gathered for the Community Volunteers’ toy giveaway, planned for Christmas Eve at the Yucca Recreation Center. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Community Volunteer...

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Man gets more than 9 years for drugs, firearms charges

December 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Man gets more than 9 years for drugs, firearms charges

A Roswell man was sentenced Monday to 111 months in federal prison on convictions of firearms and drug trafficking charges. Raymond Lariva, 31, was also sentenced late Monday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces to three years of supervised release...