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Ding-a-ling! Salvation Army tries for bell-ringing world record

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ryan Gass, one of eight Salvation Army bell-ringers nationwide attempting to set a new world record for continuous hand bell-ringing, begins his quest in front of Walgreens on North Main, Tuesday morning. Gass is shooting to break the record for 72 hours. (Mark Wilson Photo) For the next three days, Ryan Gass plans on standing [&hellip...

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Pet owners can now go high-tech for their furry companions

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the pet that has everything, forget about funny hats, fuzzy reindeer antlers, balls for chasing or chewable toys, feather-tipped sticks or catnip mice that the furry feline can bat about. Now the pet owner can go high tech, for their computer-savvy canine...

Twelve’s the magic number for triplets

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For various reasons, today’s date is significant to many people. But for a local set of triplets, 12/12/12 is special because it marks their 12th birthday. Estrella, Alma and Cielo Salinas are sixth-graders at Mesa Elementary School who like to play...

Aguirre gets 97 months

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A federal district judge on Tuesday in Las Cruces sentenced Rene Aguirre, 26, of Artesia, to 97 months of imprisonment. Aguirre pled guilty on July 26 to charges of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, carrying a firearm during a drug...

Man fatally shot during burglary

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Police and emergency personnel respond to a shooting at 1506 W. Third St. around 2 p.m., Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A man was shot and killed, Tuesday afternoon, in a burglary that went horribly wrong. The Roswell Police Department responded to a shots...

Roswell briefly becomes winter wonderland

December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Long shadows cast from the rising sun spread across newly fallen snow at Cahoon Park, Monday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Lawrence testifies to keep license

December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

The witness testimony for the hearing of the New Mexico Public Education Department vs. David Lawrence was held, Monday, at the Roswell Independent School District school board room. The hearing was called to review the former Goddard High School coach’s...

Redcoats honor Madlyn Wafful

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lifetime Roswell Redcoats member Madlyn Wafful (seated) and president Ruth Wise share a laugh Friday during a surprise party in Wafful’s honor thrown by the organization. Ilissa Gilmore Photo The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats recognized one of its...

Grinch-proof

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A sign of the times when Christimas decorations have to be anchored to a tree. Rudolph looks a bit bemused at having his feet chained. Friday marked the unofficial start of the Christmas season with the first police reports of theft of holiday ornaments. One...

Salvation Army Toy Run

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph, prepare to depart from the Roswell Mall parking lot during the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s Toy Run for The Salvation Army, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...