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Art show kicks off UFO Fest

July 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local and state artists submitted more than a dozen UFO or alient-related entries for the UFO Art Show at The Gallery on East Fifth Street Wednesday. Ufologist and author Don Schmitt judged the entries. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The alien-themed art show in the back of The Gallery on East Fifth Street downtown, Wednesday, was small [&hellip...

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Train wrecks car

July 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo New Mexico State Police responded to a call at about 4:26 a.m. Wednesday after an abandoned vehicle was hit by a train on State Road 256 and Crossroads Road, the State Police said in a press release. Kurt M. McWhorter, 27, was driving the 2004...

Conference to shed light on aliens, UFOs

July 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In order to spread knowledge about the phenomenon of aliens and UFO history, Stardust Conferences will be hosting its grand opening July 5-7 at Roswell Antique Mall, 208 N. Main St., complete with speakers and presentations. After having her own UFO...

Agencies welcome plane

July 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Fire Department stand along with local participants and the employees, in front of a plane donated by Birdman Air International. Jennifer Brady said it was a community project. The...

NMMI lawsuit moves to Carlsbad

July 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County District Court judges bowed out of hearing the New Mexico Military Institute’s lawsuit against its expelled Alumni Association, sending the contentious litigation to Eddy County. The Institute filed the suit June 10 at the Chaves County...

Fire Dept. urges firework safety

July 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Extreme fire danger from the ongoing drought prompted local officials Tuesday to remind the public that certain fireworks are not just illegal within the city, but are dangerous this year. Officials urged those who want to enjoy July Fourth firework shows to...

Van theft affects handicapped vets

July 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Southeastern New Mexico Veterans’ Transportation Network and all those whom they support have become the victims of a crime. Greg Neal, vice president of SENMVTN, reported to the Legislative and Military Affairs Committee that they found their handicapped...

Fed funding of vet cemetery discussed

July 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Legislative and Military Affairs Committee of New Mexico met in Roswell, Monday, at the Daniels Leadership Center of the New Mexico Military Institute. New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Timothy Hale gave an overview of the NMDVS...

Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon Day 2

June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Swashbucklers engage in swordplay during the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon at the Roswell Mall, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Actresses in formal dresses and actors in fancy ties make their way down the red carpet to the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon Gala as...

Top U.S. House leader tours Roswell area

June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, of Dallas spent Saturday touring Southeast New Mexico with the district’s Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM, discussing issues that impact both influential U.S. House leaders before they return to a critical week in Washington. The...