Joseph Ernest Cillis

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

On August 4, 2014, Joseph Ernest Cillis went to sleep one last time surrounded by his family, finally getting rest from the ravages of old age. Joe was born over 90 years ago on November 11, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to Dominic and Mary Cillis, who both preceded him in death. He married Yvonne Westerveld [&hellip...

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FLETC immigrants remain under quarantine

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, left to right, Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch, state Sen. Cliff Pirtle and state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell meet Tuesday with reporters at the Greater Artesia Chamber of Commerce after a group of lawmakers toured the Federal Law Enforcement...


Roswell’s Night Out brings out neighbors

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A young participant receives a paint tattoo Tuesday during Roswell’s Night Out presented at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jerry Heck Photos)   Steve Wolfe and Richard Lucero are the advisers for the Roswell Neighborhood Watch Program. Wolfe said,...


County imposes new standards for chambers; Commissioners urge merger of 2 chambers

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County leaders have put in place specific performance standards for the county’s economic development agencies to continue qualifying for public funding, while also encouraging Roswell’s two chambers of commerce to consider a merger. The county...


Stu Pritchard, 92, dies

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pritchard   One of Roswell’s most accomplished and beloved citizens, Stuart Pritchard, passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. He was an Air Force lieutenant colonel, businessman, artist, writer and civic leader who retired in Roswell, his hometown,...


Regional tax practitioner meeting in Roswell Aug. 26

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Give your tax preparation skills a boost. The New Mexico Society of Certified Public Accountants, the New Mexico Society of Enrolled Agents, the New Mexico Small Business Development Centers, the National Association of Tax Professionals and the Internal...


RHS Class of 1974 reunion Sept. 26-27

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell High School Class of 1974 will be holding its 40th Reunion Weekend and Homecoming Celebration, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27. ­­ Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 3620 N. Main St. Some of the planned events include a...


10 Boys State participants receive legislative training

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

2014 N.M. Boys State delegates were sponsored by Roswell’s American Legion Post 28. Front row from left, Eric Fouratt, N.M. Military Institute High School, Drake Williams, NMMI HS, Jet Murphy, NMMI HS; and Haden Maloney, NMMI HS. Top row, Hiram Olvera,...


Water wells topic of committee meeting

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Planning and Zoning Council Committee discussed domestic water wells within the city limits during Tuesday’s meeting at City Hall. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Planning and Zoning Council Committee members discussed domestic water wells within...


Principal: Teaching ‘best thing in the world’

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jennifer Bolanos, principal of Nancy Lopez Elementary School, discusses the teaching profession at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Although being a teacher brings a lot of responsibility, Principal Jennifer Bolanos...