Little green mantis

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A mantis hangs out in a garden and enjoys the sunny weather, Tuesday morning. (Toby Martinez Photo)...

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House hopeful Mastin says Roswell airport can take off

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mastin   A retired aircraft engineer of rural Alto is making a run for his money to unseat Republican state Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell. Lincoln County Democrat Dick Mastin is challenging Espinoza in next month’s general election for the District 59...


Espinoza seeking fifth term

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Espinoza   State Rep. Nora Espinoza (R-Roswell) is seeking her fifth consecutive term representing District 59. The district includes most of Lincoln County, except most of Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Glencoe and San Patricio. It also includes the western...


Countdown to election

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Early voting in Chaves County begins Oct. 18 and runs through Nov. 1. Early voters may cast ballots in Roswell from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the Roswell Mall at 4501 N. Main St. Early voters in Roswell may also cast ballots from 8...


Count on the Red Cross when disaster strikes

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Chaves County United Way partner can always be counted on after a disaster or personal tragedy such as a house fire. The American Red Cross is an independent organization that is federally chartered to provide disaster relief aid. “We assist...


Reception scheduled for Lt. Gov. Sanchez

October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Republican Women and the Republican Party of Chaves County invite the public to attend a reception for Lt. Gov. John Sanchez from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the Chaves County Republican Headquarters, 324 N. Richardson Ave. Sanchez is running for...


Ortega closing fundraising gap

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

As promised, Chaves County commission candidate Eloy Ortega Jr. has loaned his campaign a sizeable chunk of money as the Democrat challenger has out-raised Republican incumbent James Duffey in recent weeks. Duffey still maintains a considerable advantage in...


Reintroducing vets to community

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

American Legion Post No. 28 held an open house for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Following the open house, Homegrown Boyz from Ruidoso performed for a dance. Post Commander Jimmy Montoya said there was an “awesome” turnout that included...


Two injured Saturday in drive-by shooting

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police are seeking a man who is believed to have injured two other men in a drive-by shooting Saturday while the two victims were in front of one of their homes. Police were called to the scene in the 1400 block of West Tilden Street at 1:08 p.m.,...


Food Truck Throwdown planned for Nov. 8; Toddzilla’s to be featured on Food Channel

October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chef Todd Alexander, center background, looks out of the food truck, while the crew from the Food Channel prepare to film a segment of “Pizza Masters” featuring the Roswell-based Chef Toddzilla’s Mobile Cuisine on Thursday. (Rey Berrones Photo)  ...