Fresh and Delicious

September 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

What would a festival be without kettle popcorn? Randy Wright and his wife Renee have been coming to the Chile Cheese Festival for 11 years. “We are from Clovis, but we are more in Roswell than there,” said Renee Wright. They are at almost every fiesta or festival. “Just not the UFO Festival, we have [&hellip...

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Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic makes donations

September 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Jeremy Crow, tournament co-chair; Bill Cooper, Community Kitchen president; Shelly Currier, Wings for LIFE executive director; and Howard Perry, tournament director. (Submitted Photo) Proceeds from the 26th annual Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic...


Comfort Keepers celebrates 15 years serving community

September 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the past 15 years the owners of Comfort Keepers in Roswell, Artesia and Carlsbad have dedicated themselves to providing seniors and other area residents with exceptional in-home care services, while establishing themselves as one of the leading service...


Roswell woman implicated in Hobbs prostitution ring; Lea County Drug Task Force shuts down Hobbs massage parlor

September 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A task force has arrested a Hobbs woman for alleged prostitution at the Comfort Spa in Hobbs. Authorities said the massage parlor is owned by a Roswell women, whom they said they are trying to locate. (Hobbs News-Sun) A Roswell woman has been implicated in...


Ready for a good home

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clarabelle Romero shows off her homemade chile ornaments on opening day of the Chile Cheese Festival on Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. (Christina Stock Photo) Clarabelle Romero shows off her homemade chile ornaments on opening day of the...


Business leaders: Regulation conflicts, crime, insurance rules, anti-drilling actions hurt state econony

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

About 11 local business and government leaders share ideas about the ways the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry can represent their business interests with the state Legislature during a Friday luncheon at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. In the...


Teacher evaluations match state average

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This chart shows teacher effectiveness for the Roswell Independent School District. Data is for the last three full school years, from 2013-14 to 2015-16. According to data received last week from the Public Education Department, Roswell Independent School...


Carlsbad Caverns invites public to help clean the cave

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than a few dust bunnies collect over the course of a year at Carlsbad Caverns. If you’re a clean freak, here is your opportunity to help clean up the Caverns. (Submitted Photo) CARLSBAD — Have you ever wondered how Carlsbad Caverns is kept...


School honors first responders

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Military Heights Elementary School presented handmade thank you cards to fire, law enforcement, emergency medical workers and military personnel during a First Responders Appreciation celebration Friday afternoon at the school. The event...


Pool contractor considers Cahoon cracks “not a big deal,” tour video shows

September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Some of the local residents talk about Cahoon pool as they tour it earlier this week. From left are Harold Dean, Sue Ferguson, Perry Toles and Tom Jennings. (Tom McDonald Photo) A local pool contractor, Harold Dean, said it is “not that a big of a deal”...