Roswell’s Most Wanted: Jorge L. Ibarra

January 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jorge L. Ibarra, aka Joner Ibarra, is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Ibarra, 25, is described as 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighing 230 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his left shoulder and was driving a silver Nissan passenger car. He has a Dexter address. [&hellip...

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Mexican national faces 40 years on meth conviction

January 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An illegal immigrant from Mexico living outside the law in Hagerman has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Chaves and Eddy counties. Israel Mireles-Rivera, 33, pleaded guilty Jan. 16 in federal court in Las Cruces...


Pearce encouraging right-to-work state law

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pearce    The only Republican member of New Mexico’s congressional delegation says right-to-work legislation is the most important measure state lawmakers should adopt during the 2015 legislative session. “I think it’s important, the whole idea of...


Sneakers in Senate to promote healthy living

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Sen. Cliff Pirtle of Roswell, far left, shows off his tennis shoes to New Mexico Military Institute students visiting the Senate Chambers today. He points out that he is wearing tennis shoes to promote cancer awareness and to promote healthy living...


City considers splitting Yucca funding with Boys & Girls Club

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State funding earmarked for improvements to the Yucca Recreation Center could be spread out between Yucca and the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, the city’s Building and Lands Committee was told on Monday. “We have sought a reauthorization of that funding,...


Carl’s Jr. opens in Roswell

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Opening day at Carl’s Jr. was as busy as a beehive. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Carl’s Jr. opened in time for lunch Monday at 737 N. Main St. in Roswell. Customers were lined up from the counter to the entrance to order from the dozens of delicacies...


Committee hears cemetery board report

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Building and Lands Committee received an update on the South Park Cemetery Advisory Board from Parks Director Tim Williams during Monday’s meeting, but no members of the cemetery board attended the meeting. During last week’s cemetery board meeting,...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 23-26

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 23 • At 8:13 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 8:22 a.m., fire alarm, 100 block of South Utah Avenue. • At 9:05 a.m., medical call, 1000...


Fire and ice

January 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeremy Salinas built this impressive snow dragon in his yard during last week’s heavy snowfall. The dragon was built at 1907 South Heights. It took Salinas about three hours to build the 12-foot long dragon. He used lots of food coloring to dye the dragon...


Trujillo to face Gutierrez for ENMU-R District I seat

January 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Trujillo   Editor’s note: Due to an apparent incorrect email address, Mireya P. Trujillo never received the candidate questionnaire via email as did the other four candidates. She said after seeing the article in Saturday’s paper in which responses...