Molestation sentencing postponed

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The sentencing for a Roswell man convicted of sexually assaulting three young girls in a Roswell home between August 2012 and March 2014, was postponed Wednesday in the courtroom of Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Steven Bell, pending the review of a recent psychological evaluation conducted per court orders. Convicted in August of three felony [&hellip...

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Chef Todd

Food truck top 10 finalist again

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

He’s b-a-a-ck. For the second year in a row, Toddzilla, aka Todd Alexander, is among the top-10 finalists in the annual contest for Food Truck Burger of the Year. The local food truck won third place last year and is currently in second...


Local candidates to speak at Feb. 8 forum

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is conducting a forum for candidates running in contested races in the upcoming Roswell Municipal Election. The Candidate Forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Roswell Museum and Art Center Bassett Auditorium,...


Man arrested after standoff

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 23-year-old Roswell man was arrested Wednesday after a nearly four-and-a-half-hour standoff with police in the central part of the city that began after the man allegedly pointed a gun at his brother and then at a responding police officer. Roswell Police...


Espinoza, Oliver file for secretary of state

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Democrats call for investigation of Roswell Republican SANTA FE (AP) — Contenders from both major parties in New Mexico are running for election as secretary of state in the wake of a scandal that landed the election agency’s former chief, Republican...


City showdown on Chávez scheduled

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

Retiring Roswell City Councilor Elena Velasquez appeals to the city’s General Services Committee on Jan. 26 to name a new recreation center after César Chávez. Also pictured are Vanessa Tarango and Frank Sanchez. Mayor Dennis Kintigh has called for a...


Dexter school bond sails to victory

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters approve $3M bond for school improvements A $3 million bond and a tax election for Dexter Consolidated Schools both passed easily Tuesday. Voters in the Dexter school district voted 73-11 Tuesday in favor of allowing the school district to issue up to...

Culinary Tips

Taking culinary tips from a pro

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps student Josef Berumen, 17, left, gets some tips on doing food preparation from Manager Holly Chavez in the kitchen at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 2212 N. Main St., Tuesday afternoon. Berumen is a culinary arts student who is...


Career Day at Goddard High School

February 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School held its Career Day for juniors and seniors last week in conjunction with New Mexico Workforce Connection and ENMU-Roswell Gear Up. About 30 businesses, professionals and recruiters participated Wednesday to talk with students...


Bond elections today in Hagerman, Dexter; $3.8M in bonds intended for school upgrades

February 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dexter and Hagerman school districts are holding special elections today that would authorize the collective issuance of $3.8 million of bonds for a wide array of proposed building improvements in both school districts. The Hagerman Municipal School...