German culture shared through exchange program

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sharon Bell, German teacher at Goddard High School, shows the Kiwanis Club a photo of GHS students with German high school students from a trip to Germany that took place in 2010. Bell will be taking 11 students on a tour of Germany May 25 and then will be retiring from the Roswell Independent School [&hellip...

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Artesia man gets 10 years on federal charges

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Artesia man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 months in federal prison on methamphetamine trafficking and firearms convictions. Angel Guadalupe Ochoa, 38, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to four years of supervised release following his prison...


Chaves County DWI arrests for May 1-3

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


RFD Call Log — May 4-5

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   May 4 • At 8:33 a.m., medical call, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 11:08 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of Southeast Main Street. • At 12:56 p.m., medical call,...


New Carlsbad air service starts in June

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A San Francisco-based air carrier has announced new non-stop flights connecting Carlsbad with Albuquerque and Dallas, beginning June 1. Boutique Air was recently awarded a federal Essential Air Service contract to provide six non-stop round trip flights to...


‘Spa Day’ for elephants in Roswell

May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Pampered Pachyderms of the Carson & Barnes Circus are looking forward to their upcoming stop at Roswell’s Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 SE Main St., May 11. On May 11 at 3 p.m., the biggest stars of the Circus are scheduled to receive...


Toddler found alone near cemetery fence

May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Olivas The white plastic fence surrounding a grave site, at the Lake Arthur Cemetery, where 1-year-old Lucas was found by Good Samaritan Gracie Raigoza and her children Saturday while visiting her mother’s gravesite. Asidiro Grado, a volunteer groundskeeper...


Lunch with Roswell’s finest

May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers and detectives from the Roswell Police Department shared lunch with students at various elementary schools Monday as part of “Embracing the Badge,” which will recognize law enforcement officers in Chaves County throughout the month of May....


Mother given mercy at drug sentencing

May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell woman whose family said she is essential to them and a hard-working member of the Roswell community was spared jail time Monday in an unusual case of leniency involving minimum mandatory drug sentencing. Andrea Morales, 33, was sentenced Monday...


Mustang collides with tanker truck

May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A woman was transported to the hospital after the black convertible Mustang she was driving collided with a tanker truck at U.S. 380 and Red Bridge Road east of Roswell around 6:45 p.m. Monday. Both the New Mexico State Police and the Chaves County...