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Semi carrying hazmat overturns

September 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and the New Mexico State Police Emergency Response Officers converged upon the scene of an overturned semi-truck on US 70 and 285, around 1 p.m. Friday. The semi was coming into Roswell, southbound. It was turning west onto the Relief Route when it ran off the ramp. [&hellip...

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At Boys & Girls Club, ‘it’s not only for now, it’s for the future, too’

September 7, 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. Demonstrating its longstanding commitment to the welfare of...

Zippity do-dah

September 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cat Parker screams with delight while riding a zipline during a student resource fair held at ENMU-R, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

It’s the capsaicin in those yummy chiles!

September 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Felix Romero picks chile peppers at Graves Farm and Garden, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo As a piquant aroma, faintly stinging the nose, wafted in the air, around 10 workers, clad in long sleeves and hats, bent over some of the greenest acreage in...

Bitter Lake bloomers

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to this year’s Dragonfly Festival will be treated to a colorful display of blooming sunflowers at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

The Salvation Army ‘picks up the pieces’

September 6, 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. With a mission to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human...

Mathis tells Desk & Derrick there’s ‘no replacement for oil’

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Filmmaker Mark Mathis hands Judy Stubbs a business card prior to his speech at the Civic Center, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The Desk & Derrick Club of Roswell held its 60th annual industry appreciation banquet at the Civic Center, Wednesday, welcoming...

New hotel going up

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction workers on the site of the new Marriott Towne Place Suites, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Animal cruelty calls peak in summer

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Animal cruelty cases have made the news. Two of the worst incidents occurred in the county during August. Luis Baltazar, 47, was arrested and charged with extreme animal cruelty after neighbors reported their suspicions to the Chaves County Sheriff’s...

Company’s coming

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A dragonfly glistens under the sweltering sun Tuesday afternoon at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The 11th annual Dragonfly Festival will be held this Saturday and Sunday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...