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 10:19 a.m., motor vehicle accident, 300 block of East McGaffey Street. • [&hellip...

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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...

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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...


Fireworks display part of demo

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Residents in the northwestern part of town near Montana Avenue and College Boulevard Saturday may have been delighted — or startled — to hear and see fireworks in the night’s sky. The show marked the final part of a training session held with fireworks...


Sunday could be last time to change clocks

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic   As New Mexicans “spring forward” one hour this weekend, it could be the last time clocks change in the state as a bill that would place New Mexico permanently on Mountain Daylight Time awaits legislative action next week. The...


Sick trees be gone

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A stand of trees stands no more after city workers finished cutting down half of the trees along University Boulevard near the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus Thursday afternoon. A spokesman for the City of Roswell said that the removal is part...