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American Red Cross assists community

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. According to development coordinator Gale Landrum, the American Red Cross in New Mexico’s mission is to “assist the people in our community to prevent, [&hellip...

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Washington Federal invests in Roswell

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cappy the Cub and the entire student body at El Capitan Elementary assemble to hear a presentation by employees from Washington Federal and to receive a Save at School account. Mark Wilson Photo Washington Federal Bank is making an investment in the Roswell...

Coke offers Core Power

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo The Coca-Cola Co. has entered into the dairy business as a distributor of a high protein recovery drink that’s made with fresh milk produced here in Chaves County. On July 9, the company began distributing Core Power, which is produced at...

Balloon Fiesta this October

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A hot air balloon is inflated during a customer appreciation party hosted by Dos Equis Tuesday evening at Russ DeKay Soccer Field. The balloons are traveling the region to promote the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta which will be held this year from...

RISD rolls out numbers

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Last week Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris rolled out the 2012-2013 district enrollment numbers, which included significant disparity between the number of students at Goddard High School versus Roswell High School. On the 10th...

Roswell Refuge provides shelter, advocacy, treatment program

August 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. With multiple programs and services that help both victims and...

Local couple to attend Democratic convention

August 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell residents Maria Sonia Raftery and Timothy Raftery have earned the trip of a lifetime. The couple, who have been married 27 years, will travel to Charlotte, N.C., to attend the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which kicks off Sept. 4. It will be...

‘Please scrunch over and make room for me’

August 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dozens of small butterflies scurry around wildflowers growing at Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Roswell economy doing fine

August 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

At a time when many communities are struggling in an unstable economy, development in Roswell seems to be trending in a positive direction. Michael Vickers, city planner, sees the local economy in an upswing, with a healthy dose of development projects in the...

Lawrence Bros. Family Day success

August 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo Anthony Silvestri, 7, gets a fire hose lesson from Roswell firefighters during Special Needs Family Day at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Saturday. [/auth...