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City Council all business

September 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a 6-2 vote, the City Council approved modifications to the municipal judge qualifications, removing the requirement of an associate degree and replacing it with a high school diploma or GED, rendering the education standards equivalent to those for Chaves County Magistrate Court judges. Councilors Jason Perry and Jeanine Corn-Best voted against the...

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Assurance Home, helping troubled youth since 1979

September 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. Maintaining a safe, homelike environment and caring staff for...

Alliance pickets Muni Court

September 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (4)

Kylie Walker protests a decision to return two boxers, who were the subjects of an animal cruelty case, to their owner, in front of Roswell Municipal Court, Tuesday. Jessica Palmer Photo Jo McInerny of the Animal Welfare Alliance and Kylie Walker picketed the...

RPD hosts 2-day class on meth labs

September 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area police officers participate in meth lab interdiction training involving mock scenarios involving traffic stops near Cielo Grande, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Police Department took its training into the field, Wednesday. RPD is hosting a...

Sheriff arrests burglary suspect

September 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department apprehended Roswell’s Most Wanted, Victoriano Carrasco, 29, Monday morning, at the Briar Ridge Apartments. The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Chaves County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service followed a tip that...

Peachtree Village honors first responders

September 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sgt. J.L. Tutor of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Department greets a resident of Peachtree Village during a luncheon celebrating first responders on the anniversary of 9/11, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Though Roswell is some 2,000 miles away from New York...

Generation of Learning day care hosts 9/11 observation

September 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children at Generations of Learning recite the Pledge of Allegiance during an observation of 9/11, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Like many Americans, Marilyn Wagner and Jeri Key remember exactly where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001. Wagner...

Monterrey students learn ‘what freedom means’

September 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Savannah Trammell, 1 1/2 years old, and students at Monterrey Elementary School cheer on as first responders and Vietnam veterans make an appearance during a flag-waving ceremony on the anniversary of 9-11, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Though none were alive to...

Area middle-schoolers gear up for success

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lauren Smith, 13, and her mother Rosemary Mendoza, and Luz Lathrop joined by her son Paul, 12, and daughter Brittni, 13, study GEAR UP pamphlets prior to an orientation about the program at the Civic Center Monday evening. (Julia Bergman Photo) Seventh- and...

HazMat cleanup not yet done

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cleanup efforts are still in progress following a hazardous material spill that occurred after a semitruck going southbound overturned on the on-ramp from US 70 and 285, Friday. Immediately after the incident, officials reported that the containers carrying...