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911 tape: Victim was buying marijuana from shooter

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The shooting death of a Roswell man July 4 at an RV park in south Roswell has left two boys fatherless, and loved ones searching for answers to why someone shot and killed 35-year-old Wade Whitman. Whitman was shot and killed at the Town and Country RV Park in the 300 block of West Brasher [&hellip...

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A singing celebration

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A barbershop quarter performs Wednesday for seniors celebrating July birthdays at the Senior Circle, 2801 N Main St. in the Wilshire Center. The quarter, who are part of the Carlsbad Cavernaires Chorus, are singing to Raye Miles, far right, who is celebrating...

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ENMU-R respiratory therapy program enrolling new students

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Respiratory Therapy Program is accepting students for a new class to start August 24. The Respiratory Therapy Program at ENMU-Roswell is the only Respiratory Therapy Program in Southeastern New Mexico. The program is...

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Dexter kids focus on dental care

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students in Tami Garcia’s math and science summer school class at Dexter Elementary made their own toothpaste Wednesday for one of the science projects they have been doing this summer. Pictured around one of the two tables in the class are, clockwise...

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Chaves County DWI arrest for July 7

July 9, 2015 • 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...

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‘Hero Award’ for cousin, brother who rescued girl from drowning

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two local boys whose quick actions were vital to saving the life of a little girl after an accident in a swimming pool last month will be honored with a “Hero Award” by the Roswell Fire Department on Thursday. The presentation will take place during the...

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Fort Stanton turns clock back on Saturday

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Civil War will revive Saturday at Fort Stanton in Lincoln County through various activities connected to the annual Fort Stanton Live! event. The day’s programstarts at 9 a.m. with the Garrison Ladies’ silent auction and ends about 8 p.m. with...

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Dragway scheduled to be reopened in Roswell

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rob Coon points down the drag strip as he explains how a drag race works. The dragway was last open two years ago under the name Roswell Dragway. (Katy Ross Photo)   A group of Roswell men are working to reopen the dragway located on the former Walker...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — July. 7-8

July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: July 7 • At 7:58 a.m., medical call, 1400 block of South Union Avenue. • At 11:14 a.m, medical call, 3100 block of Vassar Drive. • At 12:17 p.m., medical call, East Byrne...

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Governor touts tourism during Roswell visit

July 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell City Councilor and Mayor Pro Tem Art Sandoval presents Gov. Susana Martinez a gift with items that pertain to Roswell, including wine from Pecos Flavors Winery, locally grown green chile and UFO dust. Martinez was in Roswell Tuesday to discuss...