A hoppin’, boppin’ Easter

April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Olivia Tang, 3, is dressed warmly for a breezy and chilly morning Easter egg hunt at Spring River Park & Zoo. (Max Scally photo)   Despite a mild cold snap, several Easter festivities brought families outside Saturday. The Easter fun included an Easter egg hunt at Spring River Park & Zoo, as well as contests [&hellip...

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At 80, weight lifter, gardener still going strong

April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lester Peck shows the front page of a newspaper from Killeen, Texas, in 1991, the day after a gunman fired upon a restaurant that he and his wife visited almost every day for lunch. But that day they went to a restaurant about a mile away. (Bill Moffitt...


Doll collection donated to All Saints Catholic School

April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Claribel Marshall was honored Oct. 31 during an opening ceremony for the doll collection she donated to All Saints Catholic School. (Katy Ross Photos)      Local philanthropist Claribel Marshall donated more than 300 dolls she collected from...


Gov. Martinez signs Pirtle’s water bill

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez on Friday announced she signed 14 bills into law, including legislation offered by Roswell’s state senator regarding the location of water hearings. The governor signed into law Senate Bill 276, a measure sponsored in the 2015...


RMAC hosts Spring Fling

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center concluded its first ever Spring Fling at RMAC Friday. Art projects were the centerpiece of daily activities. Just a few of the 64 total youths who participated during the week gathered Friday to display this banner everyone...


Not so soon!

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Despite what this conspicuous sign on North Main Street implies and what some night owls in town might wish for, there are no plans to open a Hooters restaurant in Roswell. Mark Whittle, spokesman for the nationwide chain restaurant known for its scantily...


Local educator gets scholarship

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Martinez   Cheryl Martinez has been awarded the 60th anniversary scholarship from the Delta Kappa Gamma International. The honor society for women educators promotes excellence in education and personal ad professional growth of women educator, leading...


Volunteer Fair scheduled today at Civic Center

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

How can our Roswell-newbies find information about more than 70 civic organizations in town? How can the organizations reach those new to our town and those who are now in a place in life to give back, when the need for volunteers is just as important as it...


Chaves County DWI arrest ­for April 1

April 4, 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...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April 1-3

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 1 • At 8:22 a.m., medical call, 200 block of East 22nd Street. • At 11:57 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of Gaye Drive. • At 1:21 p.m., medical call, 100 block of...