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Council passes on film offer

July 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

City Councilors turned down an offer from Insight Television during a special meeting Wednesday night that would have highlighted the city of Roswell on the Travel Channel and CNN, citing financial concerns and saying there wasn’t enough time to review the legal contract before deadline. “I think it was a great idea, but the timing [&hellip...

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The next Nancy or Tiger?

July 20, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Children ages 4 through 6 enrolled in The First Tee Annual Youth Golf & Life Skills Summer Camp at the NMMI Golf Course practice their swings on the driving range, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

RIAC gets $775K grant

July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell International Air Center was recently awarded a $775,000 grant from the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration to acquire a new aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle. The announcement was made Monday by Sen. Tom Udall, a...

LRC plan could cost Roswell seats

July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Legislative Redistricting Committee meets Tuesday morning at the Daniels Leadership Center on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell may lose representation in both the state Senate and House of Representatives in several...

Man attempts murder, rape

July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A family gathering turned lethal on Sunday when, after all other guests left, the ex-boyfriend drenched the hostess with gasoline and threatened to ignite the two of them. Jonatan Cano, 27, was charged with the attempted murder and rape, Monday. Shortly after...

Mortgage robo-signing still happening, illegaly

July 19, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Mortgage industry employees are still signing documents they haven’t read and using fake signatures more than eight months after big banks and mortgage companies promised to stop the illegal practices that led to a nationwide halt of home foreclosures....

’Twas a day for creativity at the Lakes

July 17, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Being creative, dedicated, and having a way with sand all came in handy during the 21st annual sand sculpture contest at Bottomless Lakes State Park, Saturday. At the end of the day, the most creative sand sculpture was awarded for a sand castle titled...

Dexter man dies in freak accident

July 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The remnants of a barn on Thompson Camp, Dexter, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A Dexter man was killed Thursday night after a severe gust of wind blew the roof off his barn and stuck him in the chest, authorities say. He died shortly afterward at Eastern New...

Sunset Villa Block Party

July 16, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Snooterbell the Clown entertains residents and guests of Sunset Villa Care Center, including 8-year-old Jennifer White whose mother works at the facility, during its 3rd annual Block Party celebrating 44 years of community care, Friday. ( Mark Wilson Photo)...

ATF changes policy

July 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will soon notify New Mexico gun dealers of a new measure that requires them to report sales of two or more assault weapons to the ATF if the guns are purchased by the same buyer within five...