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Doritos ad features Roswell

December 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

For filmmaker Rodney Austin, the chance to win commercial time during the Super Bowl and a $1 million-prize began with a bag of tortilla chips. Doritos issued an open call to filmmakers in the United States to create a commercial that just might be aired during the Super Bowl and that just might become so [&hellip...

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RPD arrests Aguilera

December 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Oscar Aguilera, 54, was arrested Thursday, charged with four counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor. According to the criminal complaint filed in Magistrate Court on Dec. 2, the 13-year-old victim told officials that the sexual abuse began when she...

‘Ready or not, here I come!’

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A duck is less than a quack away from a water landing on the pond at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Rodrigues addresses CRC meeting

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Aladin Rodrigues, the new Roswell Job Corps Center director, and Pam Hess, president of Career Opportunities Inc. attend a Community Relations Council luncheon meeting, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) With 39 years of experience at Job Corps centers across the...

Agencies offer winter driving tips

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Given last winter’s historic deep freeze and current dropping temperatures, government officials want to ensure New Mexicans are as prepared as possible for dangerous road conditions. As the probability of snow and icy conditions increases, the New Mexico...

Cops bust major meth ring

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A multi-agency operation dismantled a major drug ring on Wednesday after an Albuquerque federal grand jury issued a two-count indictment against 17 members of a methamphetamine trafficking organization operating in Southeastern New Mexico. Another three...

Feds delay lizard listing

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

To allow for additional public comment and discussion, the listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species has been postponed. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plan for a 6-month extension of its final determination concerning...

County man injured in home invasion

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A Chaves County resident was injured during a home invasion on Tuesday. Sheriff’s Office Lt. Daniel Ornelas said the incident occurred on North Redbridge Road in the early evening hours. “A subject knocked on the door and then three subjects forced their...

Millennium out of Chapter 11, current on loan payments

December 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell company that went bust in 2008, is staying current in its payments to the city and the State Investment Council. Millennium Transit Services LLC, went bankrupt after borrowing millions from the state and the city of Roswell. The company largely...

Pecan harvest

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Workers at Mountain Estate Pecan Orchard on the western edge of Roswell assist in pecan harvesting, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...