Coming up this week around town

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Del Norte hosting  math, science night Del Norte Elementary School, 2701 N. Garden Ave. is hosting a math and science night, Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the school building. All children are welcome. Methodist Church presenting musical Masterworks Chorale of the Pecos Valley and the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will present [&hellip...

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New trail being blazed to Bitter Lake

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The proposed Hondo Spring Trail would begin across this street, North Atkinson Avenue, at the Spring River Park and Zoo and extend for about 6 miles to the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) In spite of some voiced concerns by city...


Oratorical contest district winner ;Local takes third in international competition

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emilee Glenn shows off her award for third place in the New Mexico/West Texas International Optimist Oratorical District contest. She also received a $1,000 check. (Submitted Photo) Emilee Glenn, a senior at Goddard High School, placed third in the New...


State Senate passes Electoral College bill; GOP says law would weaken influence of small states

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (1)

Left: Ingle, Right: Pirtle SANTA FE — The New Mexico Senate by a party-line vote Monday approved a bill that would award the state’s five electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes nationally. All 26 Democratic...


Museum looks to improve in future

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Caroline Brooks, executive director of the Roswell Museum and Art Center, says the museum is well-respected in the region, but she and others are developing a plan to move it forward. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) As the Roswell Museum and Art Center nears its 80th...


Woman needing heart transplant continues to fight for her life

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lifelong Roswell resident Sarah Bradley addresses an attentive crowd Thursday at Lovelace Regional Hospital’s annual Cowgirls With a Cause, that raises awareness for heart disease in women. Bradley continues to await a heart transplant. Meanwhile, she must...


Public invited to hear local author speak at Senior Circle Wednesday

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell resident and Senior Circle member Lonna Enox will speak at the Senior Circle Book Club at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Enox has had three books published. The first book, “The Last Dance,” is placed in southwest New Mexico in a fictional town called Saddle...


Lady Demons go cold in district tourney opener

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dexter junior forward Madison Bogle pokes the ball away from Capitan’s Dominique Valadez during the second half of the Lady Demons’ 31-19 loss to the visiting Lady Tigers Monday night at Lewis Gym in Dexter. (AJ Dickman Photo) DEXTER — The Dexter Lady...


Election set for firefighter union; Majority of firefighters needed to form new union

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A date has been set next month for Roswell firefighters to decide if they will form their own union, joining other first responders in the city who are part of collective bargaining units. The city of Roswell’s Labor Management Relations Board established...


Montgomery is the luckiest historian in the world

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Perusing one of her favorite history books in front of one of her many book shelves, Bonnie Montgomery never tires of learning more about how life was lived by our ancestors. (Curtis Michaels Photo) What do you call someone who is always talking about others?...