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German POW’s daughter visits city

April 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leoni Jansen, gathering research for a book on her father who spent time as a prisoner of war in Roswell in 1944, gets a view of the Iron Cross at POW/MIA Park, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Dutch singer Leoni Jansen came to Roswell on Thursday to investigate the three months her father spent in the [&hellip...

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‘The play’s the thing …’

April 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI cadets let off steam Thursday during the Shakespeare Festival coordinated by the English department in their annual spring event celebrating the life and work of William Shakespeare. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Bonds get AA ratings

April 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell learned of its financial standing and bonding opportunities Thursday evening. Indicating the stature of a third-party verification of Roswell’s financial performance, the city’s bond adviser, Kevin Powers, said, “You have managed through the...

Club gets new Old Glory, flag etiquette lessons

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club raise a brand new flag during an afternoon spent with members of the American Legion Riders and National Guardsmen where the veterans taught the youngsters proper flag etiquette and respect, Wednesday. Mark Wilson...

The Rambler shoots in film-friendly Roswell

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Soon after being released from prison, a drifter takes to perilous back roads in an effort to reconnect with his long lost brother, encountering mystery and gripping individuals along the way. Enter Roswell with its open roads, desert attributes and small...

Cops, schools share info

April 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Law enforcement officers and detention guards met with school representatives and school security officers Wednesday at Roswell High School, discussing ways the entities can work together to share information and solve common problems. The meeting was the...

City Clerk Dave Kunko seeks return to county clerk position

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dave Kunko Seeking a new challenge, City Clerk Dave Kunko has announced his candidacy for Chaves County clerk in 2012. The position is currently held by Rhoda Coakley, who has served as clerk for 24 years and is retiring at the end of this year. Born in...

City marks Healthy Schools Day

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney reads a proclamation declaring April 24, 2012, as Roswell Healthy Schools Day as Nicole Vargas looks on, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Joining a nationwide effort, the city of Roswell celebrated the 10th anniversary of National Healthy Schools...

Law enforcement to buy new equipment

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a continued effort to remain technologically updated, the Roswell Police Department and the Chaves County Sheriff’s Department have invested in new equipment with money received from a Justice Assistance Grant. The federal government provides the grant...

NMMI Ropes emphasizes teamwork

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets perform rescue exercises during the Ropes Course Facilitation and Leadership class at the Yates Leadership Challenge Ropes Course, Tuesday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico Military Institute cadets enrolled in the...