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Phoenix air service on the table for approval

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission has joined several other southeastern New Mexico communities that have committed financial backing for air service between Roswell and Phoenix. The county commissioners on Friday approved a resolution supporting air service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Roswell International Air Center. The county...

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County hunger-relief orgs host open house

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Food pantries, county leaders and community members are meeting this morning to discuss hunger in Chaves County. Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico is holding an open house at Harvest Ministries from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, concluding the...

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Reflections & Recovery offers counseling, support

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lorual Peschka, director and founder of Reflections & Recovery, at left, and Houston Johnson, R&R board member, second from right, visit with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Helping women overcome addiction to alcohol...

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Possible arson

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police were investigating a suspicious fire and possible arson at the intersection of Hendricks Street and Wyoming Avenue on Tuesday. The suspect was badly burned and was flown out of town for medical treatment, according to Officer L.J. Harrell,...

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Future wordsmiths

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell hands a dictionary to a Dexter Elementary School third-grader Tuesday. The Chaves County Republican Women have been giving dictionaries to Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur third-graders for 30 years, said Joan Boue, president of...

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Employment Connection event Friday

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has proclaimed the week of Sept. 21-27 as Employ Older Workers Week in New Mexico. In honor of Employ Older Workers Week, the Employment Connection office in Roswell will be holding an event from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Roswell Adult...

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Former Alamogordo AD takes charge of Roswell athletics

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lawrence Johnson, former athletic director of Alamogordo Public Schools, has been named interim athletic director for the Roswell Independent School District, Superintendent Tom Burris announced on Monday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Roswell’s high school...

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Rain for days

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This farm , off the Hub Corn Farm north of Roswell, is now flooded due to the rains that have been happening the past couple of days and will likely stay flooded as the rains continue. (Charles Fischer Photo)...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters matches kids with ‘bigs’

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico’s annual fundraising event, was held iin Roswell on April 26. Big Brothers Big Sisters is an affiliate agency of the United Way. (File Photo)   The sole mission of Big...

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Pearce gets pro-life endorsement

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A national pro-life group on Monday announced its endorsement of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce for Congress. The Washington, D.C.-based Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund said Pearce’s consistent pro-life position stands in stark contrast to that of his...