State Republicans vow to ‘take back the House’ in fall

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy present the colors during a fundraising event Friday, May 2, for Republican candidates in state and local elections. State Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran, who is running for re-election, was the guest speaker. The event was held at the Liberty. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Secretary of [&hellip...

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Sheriff, magistrate judge candidates speak at forum

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bobby Arnett, left, and K.C. Rogers, center, face off in race for magistrate judge in the June 3 Republican Primary. Rick Kraft, served as the moderator. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   If Chaves County Republicans have their way, the party will take back...


Absentee voting begins today

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Absentee voting begins today for the June 3 primary elections. Today also is the last day to register to vote before the primaries. Early voting in Chaves County will be held at the following locations and times: • Roswell Mall, 4501 N. Main St. May 17-31,...


Learning to fly

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alamogordo resident Liz Tribble, left, got in some training hours Sunday morning at the Old Timers Balloon Rally. Tribble is learning all the aspects of ballooning, including set up, chasing, flying and packing after the flight is finished. She is...


‘Give Grande’ fundraising campaign event held today

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

“Give Grande! New Mexico,” and online fundraising campaign supporting local nonprofits, will be held all day today. The Community Foundation Coalition of New Mexico has organized this day of giving dedicated to supporting local causes. “Give Grande!”...


Race Across USA to run through Roswell

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Manager Larry Fry, left, and City Councilor Jason Perry, second from left, visit with Darren and Sandy Van Soye at Roswell City Hall on Monday. The Van Soyes were in town traveling the route that the Race Across USA is going to follow through New Mexico...


Assurance Home holds open house

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attendees enjoy a performance from The Flying J Wranglers during a celebration of the Assurance Home’s 35th anniversary, held Sunday. (Courtesy Photo)   Hundreds of people came to help Assurance Home celebrate its 35th anniversary on Sunday. Those in...


Intersection of West Alameda and South Richardson closed

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City of Roswell and Constructors Inc. will start the replacement of a water line on West Alameda and South Richardson beginning today. The intersection will be closed to traffic until May 12. City officials ask drivers to pay close attention to the...


Sky high

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Balloons begin to lift off during the 27th annual Old Timers Balloon Rally at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area, Saturday morning.  (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Leprino Foods celebrates 20 years in Roswell

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, is greeted by a young fan while Pete Mayadag, plant manager of Leprino Foods in Roswell, looks on during Saturday’s 20th anniversary celebration at the cheese-processing plant, located south of Roswell.  (Randal Seyler...