RPD officers receive court training

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers of the Roswell Police Department spent time Friday and Monday receiving training in how to effectively present criminal cases in court. Police officers present their own cases when it comes to bench trials (those heard solely by a judge rather than a jury) for misdemeanor crimes conducted in municipal and magistrate courts. The four [&hellip...

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Immanuel Church observes black history

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 The 22nd annual Youth Black History Program was held Saturday at Immanuel Church of God in Christ, 1004 N. Union Ave., in Roswell, with the theme “Unity in the Community.” The purpose of the program was to unite and educate the youth of Roswell. The...


DWI arrests March 7-8

March 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...


Fire Call Log — March 6-9

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 6 • At 7:39 a.m., motor vehicle accident, 600 block of North Delaware Avenue. • At 7:48 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Main Street and Ballard Street. • At...


A sea of bowls

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 1,300 handmade ceramic bowls were donated to Saturday’s Soup ’n Bowl event at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art.  The majority of the bowls were made by the Pecos Valley Potters Guild. Other bowls were made by middle school students and...


Entry forms for 18th annual Knowledge Bowl now available

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Literacy Council will present its 18th annual Knowledge Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at the Chaves County J.O.Y. Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave. This will be a fun-filled afternoon of trivia with a silent auction and prizes. Literacy will...


Just in time for Easter

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a hiatus of several years, the Roswell ArtFaire is back in action. The fair continues today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. Admission is only $1, and all the arts and crafts displayed by vendors are handmade. There...


Young Republican reaches for the stars

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Megan De La Rosa, center, a 2011 graduate of Hagerman High School, said state Reps. Bob Wooley, left, and Candy Spence Ezzell, right, are two state lawmakers who have inspired her to excel. (Courtesy Photo)   At 22 years old, Hagerman’s Megan De La...

Espinoza presiding

Espinoza presides over House

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, presides over the New Mexico House of Representatives on Friday. The 60-day legislative session ends at noon March 21. Several key bills are pending in the House and New Mexico Senate, including a state budget, as state...


Baptist Association holding St. Patrick’s Day event for seniors

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Green, green, and more green! Join the Pecos Valley Baptist Association on March 17 for a fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day gathering. All senior adults are invited to the association’s second annual Senior Adult Singspiration. The event begins at 10 a.m. at...