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County evaluates CCDC project

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The County Commission toured the Chaves County Detention Center during its regular meeting Thursday to learn more about the site’s upcoming expansion and remodeling plans that will include new equipment and more space. “In the beginning, we were looking at building a new facility,” said Detention Administrator Sandra Stewart. “But it was...

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Autumn burns bright

November 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fallen leaves cover the ground at the corner of 13th and N. Kentucky, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Dr. Leandro Gutierrez: Pet ownership takes ‘education and responsibility’

November 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This 7-month-old Siberian Huskey was turned over to Animal Services because she is an escape artist. She is full of energy and requires space to run and lots of exercise. She would need special accommodations in the summer months in order to keep cool....

EGP students help the troops

November 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Student Council members at East Grand Plains Elementary sort through bins of supplies destined for the troops in Afghanistan, Wednesday, following a three-week long fundraiser held at the school in conjunction with the Adopt-A-Soldier program. Mark Wilson...

‘Blessings in the dressing’ at church dinner

November 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cathy Calder and Ashley Lucero serve drinks during the annual Thanksgiving dinner held at Country Club Road Church of Christ, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Country Club Road Church of Christ hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday, providing holiday...

Veteran outreach program addresses needs

November 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

National, state and local organizations informed military veterans and care providers Wednesday of rights and benefits available to them during the Rural Veteran Outreach Program at Roswell Elks Lodge #969. Nancy Dailey, acting director of the Veterans Rural...

Remember, get your memory checked

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the National Memory Screening Day event sponsored by Comfort Keepers check out the displays at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo In honor of National Memory Screening Day, a nationwide event held by the Alzheimer’s...

Tips aplenty at Christmas showcase

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the “Christmas from the Heart” showcase explore different ideas for Christmas decor at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of New Mexico State University’s Extension Clubs gave tips and ideas for...

3rd-graders take on fitness challenge

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Delighted third-graders at Valley View receive apples and oranges during a visit by the mayor, Goddard FFA students and dignitaries from the 5-2-1-O Physical Fitness and Nutrition Challenge, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Mayor Del Jurney visited Valley...

Annual Operation Christmas Child collection calls for help

November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from All Saints Catholic School brought boxes to Grace Community Church Monday. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo) This holiday season, as the city is digging in various storage places to retrieve Christmas decorations, Grace Community Church is encouraging...