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RPD seeks leads on homicide

August 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marquis Franco, 35, was found dead in the 1400 block of West Hendricks Street sometime between 3 and 3:30 a.m. Sunday. According to the police incident report, a witness heard a crash, looked outside and saw the body. Roswell Police officers responded to the man-down call to find Franco deceased. Originally reported by RPD Public [&hellip...

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How Roswell keeps going—rain or shine

August 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Padilla (foreground) and Rueffer frame an electrical pole to be set in the ground near West Country Club Road and North Louisiana Avenue. (Julia Bergman Photo) As temperatures hovered around one hundred degrees, Joseph Padilla and Jeff Rueffer, equipped with...

Accident Monday kills 52-year-old man on bike

August 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 52-year-old man died early Monday morning as the result of a vehicle accident at the intersection of Garden Avenue and Deming Street. According to police, Clark Wolf was driving eastbound on Deming a little after midnight when he ran a stop sign. Wolf...

New school rules: Pass exit exam or don’t exit

August 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Apprehensive parents and their kin flocked to a meeting of the Roswell Independent School District, Thursday evening, to find out the fate of those students who failed an exit exam, meaning they would not be able to graduate at the end of this school year....

Radio Amigo 96.1 launches Quienes Somos

August 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Felipe Peralta Travieso, Bobby Villegas, Jose Bolivar and special guest Carl Kallansrud after the first broadcast of Quienes Somos on Radio Amigo 96.1, Friday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Radio Amigo 96.1 featured a new show Friday morning....

It’s harvest time at the vineyard

August 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Megan Ragsdale clips grapes from the vine at the Pecos Flavors Winery vineyard early Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo If you happen to have a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon at the Pecos Flavors Winery, you are enjoying a family tradition years in the making....

Mary Guinn: Sports relief from classroom; kids need to yell

August 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mary Guinn at her home, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo No matter the person, no matter the challenge, Mary Guinn knows a positive attitude and active lifestyle will result in obstacles overcome. As a former athlete, physical education teacher and coach, Guinn...

Refreshing discovery

August 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sheila McKnight of the Roswell Adult Center shows off a pineapple plant that recently began to bear fruit, Friday morning. The plant was given to her about a year and a half ago, and has resided at the center as an afterthought until she noticed the bloom....

Court finds against Dan Foley

August 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

The 10th Circuit Court ruled in favor Thursday of the city of Roswell, the Roswell Police Department, Cruz Zavala, Greg Carrasco and Pete Hernandez in the 2007 arrest of former State Rep. Dan Foley. According to the United States District Court for the...

Gov visits Berrendo Elementary

August 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez is greeted upon her arrival to Berrendo Elementary by the entire student body during a visit, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Some stood on their tippy-toes, leaning over, to peer out the front entrance to see if she had arrived....