Job Corps helps keep Roswell beautiful

April 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Jobs Corps student Nathan Dayton, right, works up a sweat while helping with trash pickup earlier this month at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Electrical trade students from Job Corps volunteered with cleanup at the wildlife refuge on April 6. Also pictured is volunteer Don Weld. (Submitted Photo)...

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NMMI regents approve tentative budget

April 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

To meet the deadlines of the New Mexico Higher Education Department, New Mexico Military Institute officials asked for and received Board of Regents approval Friday for the next year’s budget expenditures, even though many staff feel as if they are just...


Post Office hosting passport fair today

April 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Post Office is hosting a passport fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the post office at 415 N. Pennsylvania Ave. for one-stop shopping for passports, passport photos and passport cards. Albuquerque Postmaster Reece Steelman recommended travelers...


U.S. 70 pavement work starting next week

April 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two will begin pavement preservation work next week on U.S. 70 in Chaves County. The project includes 8 miles of pavement preservation work from mile-marker 302 to mile-marker 310 on the eastbound lanes of...


DWI arrests in Chaves County

April 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area law enforcement have furnished the following information. All people are assumed innocent until proven guilty. Garcia Name: James R. Garcia Age: 49 Resident of: Roswell Arrested: April 19 for aggravated DWI (first offense) BrAC/BAC: 0.19/0.19 Arresting...


Requested road closure raises controversy; County commissioners will pay a visit to site before making decision

April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Game and Fish Officer Tyson Sanders uses a map to explain how the closure of a portion of Felix Canyon Road would affect access to nearby public lands during the Thursday annual road hearing, held as part of the Chaves County Board of Commissioners...


Dinner highlights importance of oil and gas to region, education

April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former New Mexico Gov. Garrey Carruthers speaks at the New Mexico State Lands conference Thursday night at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, which was attended by about 600 people. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Above: Allen Gilmer, chairman of CEO of...


ENMU-R hosts prospective students

April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from Goddard, Roswell and Dexter high schools visited Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Thursday to explore Roswell’s community college. About 40 students toured the campus during the Explore Eastern event, met with faculty, and took home...


Cadets receive helicopter training

April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute Senior ROTC program conducted helicopter training and familiarization on Thursday in preparation for its annual field training exercise. UH-60s from the 1st Armored Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade are supported with...


Local youth begin sign up for ‘kinder-world’

April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gone are the days when kindergarten was mainly about singing songs and drawing trees and flowers. Now, kindergarten starts a student’s primary education. “Some of the largest growth you can see in the K-8 grades is in kindergarten,” said Dr. Arsenio...