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Puppy, people perambulate

March 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wendy Deichman, right, and Natasha Yates walk their puppy Kaia along West Third Street next to the Spring River Golf Course on the first day of spring, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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And things that go BOOM in the night

March 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area residents were startled Tuesday night as the ground trembled beneath their feet and the waves of sonic booms erupted in Roswell’s usually quiet night sky. Some city officials remained in the dark about the military operations Thursday afternoon. “I...

ENMU-R dedicates new Student Center

March 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guests at the grand opening of the new Student Services Center at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell tour the facility, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The sun streamed through the wall of windows into the newly constructed $4.8 million Student...

RPD searching for Barela

March 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny “Juan” Barela is wanted on charges of one open count of murder and three counts of bribery or intimidation of a witness. He is considered armed and dangerous. (Courtesy Photo) The Roswell Police Criminal Investigation Division were summoned to the...

Roswell may be site for Aerial system test

March 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a cooperative effort, local entities are applying to make Roswell the location of a federally approved unmanned aerial system test site. Last year, Congress and President Barack Obama approved a mandate requiring the Federal Aviation Administration...

Gov passes $5.9B budget

March 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

By most area legislators’ accounts, the 2013 state legislative session started slow and rushed to the finish, but in the end, things went the best they could have. After a weekend of fast frenzy and heavy compromise, Gov. Susana Martinez said she will sign...

Meet new Emergency Preparedness Manager Sanders during forum at RPL

March 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Karen Sanders The Roswell SAFE Coalition is sponsoring a Disaster Preparedness Forum at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will give people the chance to meet keynote speaker Karen Sanders, the...

Adult Center holds annual cycle, hobby show

March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors young and old attend the Roswell Adult Center Hobby and Motorcycle Show, Saturday. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon was one of seven first-place winners Saturday at the 12th annual Spring Motorcycle Show, as more than 200 people selected his more than...

New Mexico seniors play around on NMMI campus

March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Competition was fierce during basketball games at the New Mexico Senior Olympics Senior Play Day at the New Mexico Military Institute Godfrey Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Senior competitors traveled from all over New Mexico to compete Saturday at New...

8 one-eyed, one-horned flying purple bicycles

March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From Left: Roswell Refuge officials Al Wilson, Karen Griffo and Michelle Royer with purple fundraiser bikes. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Purple bikes are expected to secretly begin rolling into yards across Roswell Monday, as residents wake up to the special...