Alumni Association to hold annual awards banquet

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several exceptional community leaders will be recognized during the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association’s (LRAA) 18th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Military Institute VMV Ballroom in Hinkle Hall, 101 W. College Blvd. The cost is $20 per person or $140 for a table of 8. The public [&hellip...

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Little Cinderellas and princes

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local contestants for Cinderella Scholarship Program are pictured Friday at Imagine That! Scrapbooks and Gifts, 317 N. Main St. A total of 17 contestants from the Roswell area will attend state finals, which will be held in Albuquerque June 13-19. The...


Battle over marijuana farm continues

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photo Terry R. Johnson II speaks out against a proposed medical marijuana farm at a May 12 hearing of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission. Johnson has filed an appeal of the commission’s May 12 vote in favor of a change...


Local briefs: Body ID is hampered

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff Lt. Mike Herrington said the Office of the Medical Investigator could not confirm the identity of the body found off the Old Clovis Highway Thursday morning because of the advanced stage of decomposition. “Because of the condition of...


Park dedication planned, city pool ready to open

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Today will be a special day for recreation in Roswell as a recently rejuvenated park is dedicated and the city’s Cahoon Park Pool opens for the season. A celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Altrusa Park, located in the 800 block of South...


Kickin’ it at the park

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 Nancy Lopez Elementary School cafeteria worker Amy Garcia cooks up a fresh batch of cheeseburgers while 10-year-old Jonathan Medrano, shown in the background, goes to find his friends to eat his lunch with at Carpenter Park Friday morning.   Bill...


A musical experience

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo Maestro John Farrer, right, from the Roswell Symphony Orchestra introduces different musical instruments to more than 800 area fourth grade students at the recent Young Person’s Concert. This concert is a fun annual tradition with music...


DWI arrest

June 6, 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...


060615 Fire log

June 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 4 • At 7:32 a.m., public assist, 3400 block of South Union Avenue • At 9:14 a.m., medical call, 100 block of East Church Street. • At 9:17 a.m., medical call, 3400 block...


Sales taxes increasing in Chaves County

June 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sales taxes in Chaves County will increase slightly in July due to increases in gross receipt taxes approved by the Chaves County commissioners last year. GRT rates in Chaves County and its incorporated municipalities will increase by 0.375 percent on July 1,...