Murder suspect

Local alleged to have murdered uncle

May 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suspect was released from detention center days before incident Police enter a house in the 1500 block of Pontiac Drive Tuesday afternoon that according to reports was the scene of a murder Monday. Police were dispatched to the home at about 11:55 p.m. after neighbors said they heard shots fired. When police arrived, reports say [&hellip...

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Second Albertsons

Roswell’s second Albertsons opens

May 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As Roswell residents drive down West Second Street this week, they may notice something is a little different. The transition of the Lawrence Bros. grocery store to Albertsons is now complete. Customers now have two Albertsons locations to choose from when...

Alcochol sales

City officials consider alcohol sales

May 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Liquor licenses for airport terminal, golf course discussed City officials are discussing applying for liquor licenses to allow sales of beer and wine at the airport and the Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River (Lisa Dunlap Photo). The city of Roswell is...

Dominos Heart Transplant

Local Domino’s franchise steps up to help woman needing heart transplant

May 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Anthony Fish, vice president of Domino’s Pizza Team New Mexico; Brian Bailey, president; Michelle Bailey; Sarah Bradley; Caleb Bradley, 4; Chris Bradley; and Logan Bradley, 1 (Timothy P. Howsare Photo). After reading an article in the Daily...


Council approves $73M city budget; Public swimming at NMMI, MainStreet Roswell funding added

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell leaders pack into a room at City Hall Monday afternoon to discuss the adoption of the city’s $73 million budget. Extra funding was added Monday to expand public swimming this summer at New Mexico Military Institute and for Main-Street Roswell....


Youth ChalleNGe gets ‘do-over,’ fresh barracks

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sgt. Godfrey and the current Cycle 30 New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Acadmeny cadets stand at attention during the recent rededication ceremony of the newly renovated barracks. Building 607 is a cityowned property which was an original part of Walker...


Two Roswell Republicans chosen for GOP convention

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Roswell Republicans were elected Saturday as delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Jason Perry, chairman of the Republican Party of Chaves County, was elected as a delegate from the 2nd congressional district. Two other...


Animal care groups, vets see good in distemper outbreak response

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The canine distemper epidemic in Roswell has been largely quelled, according to a local veterinarian, and the city reports that some reforms have occurred to prevent another outbreak. Only eight dogs were known to have the virus by May 20, said Dr. Craig...


Splash Pad opens this weekend

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city’s new Splash Pad at the Poe Corn Park on Second Street will open Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend. There is no charge for using the water recreation site. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the summer. (Submitted Photo) The city’s...


DWI Arrests

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...