Committee denies lease renewal for Stewart Industries; Attorney says city will file lawsuit against company for back rent owed

October 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Airport Committee voted to not renew the lease for Stewart Industries International because the company is behind in its rent. “This is a renewal request, and we set it aside at the last meeting,” said Scott Stark, property manager at the Roswell International Air Center. The renewal request is for Building 81 and the [&hellip...

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Scouts have long history in southeastern NM

October 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keith Alder, left, scout executive for the Conquistador Council of the Boy Scouts of America, discusses the history of Scouting in Roswell while Kiwanis Club President Abel Esquibel, right, listens to the presentation. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Boy...


Don’t let Halloween fun turn truly frightening; Police Department offers safety tips for trick-or-treaters, parents

October 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted by RPD   While children are expected to have some “frightful” fun on Halloween next week, going out to trick-or-treat shouldn’t be “scary” when it comes to safety. The Roswell Police Department reminds parents, and drivers, to take...


Book drive will support Make a Difference Day

October 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Assistance League of Chaves County, an all-volunteer, charitable organization that helps improve the lives of children and adults in need, is once again participating with Assistance League chapters across the country to hold a Children’s Book Drive in...


Weh cited with FEC violations

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

As U.S. Senate candidate Allen Weh has been trimming the gap in the polls between himself and Democrat incumbent Tom Udall in a race state Republicans hope will encapsulate a landslide election night that gives the GOP control of the Senate, the retired...


Pig kissin’

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Ingram and Griffin each raised $79.79 in their classrooms, tying for the honor to kiss a pig during the school’s Red Ribbon ceremony on Monday. Below: First grade teacher Dolores Ingram reacts while fifth grade teacher Brittany Griffin kisses a pig...


Municipal Court reopens in Penn Plaza building

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Municipal Court reopened for business on Monday, but in a new location. Court is now being held at 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The court will meet in Room 450 on the fourth floor, and court hours will be 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday....


Museum director talks local event successes

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees listen to Museum Director Michael Hall, center, discuss the “Aiming for the Stars” event held Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center, Museum and at Pearson Hall. Museum staff helped with the...


Going back in time

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Shire of Gleann Medonach, Roswell’s chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism, held an event on Saturday. Medieval re-enactors do battle, as well as re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The event was held next to...


Bond could bring improvements to ENMU-R

October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Donna Oracion, college development director for Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, discusses campus improvements that are dependent upon Bond C being approved by voters on Nov. 4. (Randal Seyler Photo)   When voters go to the polls on Nov. 4, they...