Trinity Site: Where course of history changed

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The morning sun reflects off the glass a the New Mexico Museum of Space History, which earlier this month sponsored a tour to the Trinity Site northeast of Alamogordo. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The bomb was assembled two miles from Ground Zero in this ranch house that was built in 1913. The house fell into disrepair [&hellip...

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Free tree seedlings mark Arbor Day

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nine-year-old Jennifer Rosas of Artesia receives free tree seedlings Saturday from Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield at Spring River Park & Zoo. Also pictured is Jennifer’s mother, Amalia Rosas. About 300 tree seedlings were given away Saturday at Arbor Day...


Social worker embracing life, fatherhood

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Social worker Nathan Padilla of La Familia Mental Health receives a certificate award from Julie Morrow of the state Department of Health Southeast New Mexico region. Padilla received recognition on Wednesday for his many years of work with La Familia and...


Local Briefs

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Explosions disturb peace on south side Several Roswell Southside residents reported large explosions Saturday that rattled residential windows. The explosions were a result of pyrotechnic and blank rounds being detonated Saturday for clients, said Glenn...


Seeing the light

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh shows off the city’s newest warning light on Union Avenue between 19th Street and Montana Avenue. The flashing safety lights are right outside La Bella Vita and French Brothers neighborhoods and around the corner from Military...


Lt. gov. says NM leaning to the GOP; John Sanchez positioned for 2018 governor’s race

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sanchez   Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, whom many see as the frontrunner for the GOP nomination for governor in 2018, says he’s open to another run for the chief executive’s office in New Mexico, which he said is becoming a breakthrough state for...


Students learn about DWI

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Every 15 Minutes program made its way to Goddard High School Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, a mock crash occurred and students watched as their peers got into an accident due to a drunk driver. One person died, one was life flighted away from the scene...


Lights, camera, action!

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

About 50 people responded Thursday night at Peppers Grill & Bar for a meet-and-greet session and commercial auditions. The event was a function of 4K Media and Secret Circus Video. Discussing the happenings on the Peppers’ patio are, from left, actress...


RFD Call Log — April 9-10

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 9 • At 8:05 a.m., motor vehicle accident, O Connor Road and South Main Street. • At 8:43 a.m., medical call, 1100 block of North Delaware Avenue. • At 9:32 a.m.,...

Soil Temperatures: 4-11-15

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area soil temperatures from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, Chaves County Extension Agriculture   NW Roswell 54 SW Roswell 50 Dexter 55 SW Hagerman 55   Average ...