Stewart Industries celebrates expansion

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Red Coats watch as Stewart Industries founder Tom Stewart, far right, and Mayor Del Jurney cut the red ribbon stretched before a new door to a hangar used to house aircraft maintenance work. (Tess Townsend Photo) Aviation spares supplier Stewart Industries held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning at the Roswell International Air [&hellip...

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Through the years

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI alumni march onto Stapp Field for the Homecoming and Alumni Weekend parade, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


No joke — Mike Walsh lives to entertain

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A huge fan of Roswell’s walk/runs, Mike Walsh walks in the annual Alien Chase. A former Marine and recently retired air traffic controller, Walsh likes to amuse others, “to keep you entertained,” he’ll say. (Courtesy Photo) “Despite appearances, I...


Gov, county mark biofuel plant groundbreaking

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez addresses attendees at the groundbreaking for AG Power’s Advanced Biofuel Plant which will be located south of Roswell, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Gov. Susana Martinez joined local leaders Friday in celebrating the...


Preparing to take flight

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons Anastasia and Air Rageous prepare for an early morning flight during the 2013 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend at New Mexico Military Institute, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Judge: NMMI can keep lawyers

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute’s ousted Alumni Association lost its first battle in what is expected to be a lengthy court fight against the school. An Eddy County district court judge decided late Thursday NMMI can keep its legal counsel, denying a motion...


NMMI inducts 5 into Hall of Fame

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2013 Alumni Hall of Fame at New Mexico Military Institute announced its newest members during an induction ceremony held on Friday. The newest members are, from left: Rick Galles, Harold Barr (Skip) Palmer, Charles Coll, Jim Geibel and Brig. Gen....


Chamber’s annual Tailgate Party paints the town pink

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Anna Permar, left, and Brooke Linthicum, of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, paint it pink during the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Tailgate Party, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Barbeque pork mixed with the smell of a quesadilla pizza made every mouth water....


Protests begin as hearing nears for Valley Meat Co.

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Beverley Hughes, of Denver, and Lisa Cummings-Kowals, of Roswell, were part of a small protest held in front of the Chaves County Courthouse Thursday against horse slaughter. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A group of anti-horse slaughter protestors plan...


2 women charged with 33 counts of animal cruelty

October 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Animal Services filed charges against two women, Thursday, for 33 counts of animal cruelty. Officer Josh Martinez was called to the 300 block of North Washington Avenue by the Roswell Police Department after officers discovered five dogs inside a residence as...