Assailant in garden shear, machete attacks pleads no contest; faces up to 20 years

January 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Singleton   A Roswell man who authorities said tried to decapitate a man with garden shears one day and stabbed a different man in the neck with a machete the following day has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder and other charges. Elias Singleton, 35, withdrew his not guilty pleas on the verge of his [&hellip...

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One charge against Caraveo dropped

January 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Caraveo   One of three charges against Jonathan Caraveo, the 27-year-old Artesia man accused of causing a violent three-vehicle collision at North Main Street on Jan. 6, has been dropped, according to court documents filed Jan. 15 in Chaves County...


Fire Department Call Log Jan. 28-29

January 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 28 • At 8:21 a.m., medical call, 1300 block of West Country Club Road. • At 8:59 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West College Boulevard. • At 11:29 a.m., public...


GHS students learn about RPD

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department participated in the Career Fair held Wednesday at Goddard High School. RPD personnel discussed with interested juniors and seniors the opportunities for and benefits of a career with the police department. Representing RPD at...


Councilors to meet, discuss film festival funding

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors will meet tonight in a special council meeting to discuss the $51,000 funding request from the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon. The city Finance Committee approved the funding request on Jan. 20, and the City Council is considering the question...


Board approves funding requests

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city’s Occupancy Tax Board met on Tuesday to also consider funding for other upcoming events, including more than $78,000 for the Senior Olympics. The Board also discussed Lodger’s Tax requests from the Milkman Triathlon and the Roswell Road Race...


Three seek seats on Hagerman School Board

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gray   Moss Three candidates are running for open positions on the Hagerman School Board elections set for next Tuesday. Lois Wilson Stephens, Heidi Gray and Destry Moss are seeking to serve on the school board for the first time. Board members Cody...


Pirtle offers bill to end time changes

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pirtle   State Sen. Cliff Pirtle will host a news conference today about a bill he’s introducing that would keep New Mexico on the same time year-round. Pirtle, R-Roswell, says the bill would end the confusion of setting clocks back an hour in the fall...


Man accused of choking landlady charged with attempted murder

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sims   A Roswell man accused of attempting to strangle his landlady on Jan. 17 is facing attempted murder charges, according to Chaves County Detention Center booking records. Kirk Sims, 49, reportedly tried to choke a 66-year-old woman at 66 One Horse...


BeWellNM to hold health insurance exchange event in Roswell

January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

BeWellNM, the official state marketplace for New Mexicans to shop, buy, and compare health plans, will be hosting a public informational event in Roswell. The event will provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about the changes in federal law...