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Carnella and Abby share a true-blue friendship at Casa Maria

April 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Abby Gonzalez, 5, and Carnella McKinney spend some time at Casa Maria Health Care Center, Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) An unlikely yet true-blue friendship has sparked a mixture of curious awe and heartwarming emotions from workers and residents alike at Casa Maria Health Care Center. At the center of this improbable relationship are two locals [&hellip...

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BLM discusses lizard, chicken

April 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

With their fate on the endangered species list lingering, the dunes sagebrush lizard and the lesser prairie chicken made their way to the forefront of the Pecos District Resource Advisory Council’s meeting in Roswell Wednesday. The 10-member RAC advises the...

3-vehicle accident

April 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A three-vehicle accident occurred at the corner of Second Street and Virginia Avenue around 3 p.m., Tuesday. A four-door black Toyota traveling west on Second Street allegedly ran a red light, striking another vehicle, which then hit a third vehicle. There...

Lisa Riley seeks GOP nod for 5th Judicial District bench

April 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Lisa Riley, the first Republican woman to serve on the bench in the 5th Judicial District, says she is seeking the GOP nomination for the position of 5th Judicial District Court judge, Division 9, in the June 5 primary. The district encompasses...

RPD fills 8 slots; 17 positions still vacant

April 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Eight entry-level officer positions have been filled at the Roswell Police Department, rendering the total number of officers down to 17 from the normal complement of 96. Additionally, 11 officers are undergoing the hiring process, according to Police Chief...

Aviation R&D company Xcor considers city as possible home

April 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Xcor representatives Loretta Jackson, Mike Valent and Dan DeLong brought a motorcycle which the company is testing for aviation technologies to Goddard High School, Tuesday. (Noah Vernau Photo) A private aviation company from California is visiting...

GEAR UP educating students on college funding

April 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School seniors Christian Salazar, 18, and Rachael Chaves, 18, review GEAR UP pamphlets after a presentation about the grant in the school’s cafeteria Monday evening. (Julia Bergman photo) Goddard High School seniors gathered in the school’s...

Jennings’ name to remain on primary ballot

April 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruling that substantial compliance was met and there was no evidence of fraud or misconduct, Judge Teddy Hartley, of the 9th District Court in Clovis, ordered that Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings’, D-Roswell, name remain on the June 5 primary ballot....

10,000 eggs, 120 seconds

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo Youngsters scramble for goodies during the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Saturday. Egg hunting areas at Spring River Park & Zoo provided children with the captivating sights of an Easter tradition, Saturday,...

Walk-about on the lawn

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children compete in the egg and spoon race prior to the MainStreet Roswell 2012 Easter Parade at the courthouse, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) An extraterrestrial donning a bunny costume can only mean one thing: Spring has arrived in Roswell. But it isn’t...