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65 Chaves County 4H’ers compete for district

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Savanna Fox takes aim during the archery portion of the Chaves County 4H Contest at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Some 65 Chaves County youths participated in the county 4H competition Wednesday, kicking off their summer series of contests that starts the path to the state finals. “It was really big for this [&hellip...

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Deputy testing to begin next week

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office will start testing candidates for three vacant deputies positions, next week. Lt. Britt Snyder said the two of the three positions opened up when two long-term employees retired, although some will quit if they decide they...

Police Blotter: 81-year-old seeks help after embezzlement

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

•Police responded to the Joy Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave., Wednesday, after an 81-year-old woman came to the Center seeking their assistance. The woman reported to them that she had looked at a her bank statement and discovered she had only $15 left in her...

Beetles land in Roswell for weekend fest

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The VW New Beetles returned to Roswell this weekend for three days of exciting competitions, a car show and a Saturday night light cruise down Main Street. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The flames may be painted on, but New Beetle owners seriously burned up...

GHS begins abestos removal

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Signage posted at the entrance of Goddard High warn of an asbestos hazard at the school as workers inside the building remove the substance. (Mark Wilson Photo) Goddard High School is undergoing asbestos abatement and remediation. The process started after...

Burglars strike Boys & Girls Club game room

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s Boys & Girls Club was hit by burglars Tuesday night. The subjects got away with four Xbox 360s, three Playstation 3s, two Wii game consoles, two Connect game systems and 24 controllers. Unit director Jaynan McKelvey estimated the losses at...

School district nets lukewarm fiscal rating

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District went to market this week to sell $6.5 million in bonds following another national report that found the district had underlying fiscal challenges. A Moody’s Rating report assigned the district another lukewarm rating,...

DC10 lands in town

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tate Salas, a ramp manager for BLM, watches as a DC10 is loaded with fire retardant at the Roswell International Air Center, Wednesday. The plane, contracted by the forest service, is the first DC10 to cycle through RIAC and is involved in fighting the...

Drug-scare numbers grow nationally

June 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed 24 patients in four states reported infections after being injected with the medication implicated in a federal investigation and recall. Roswell Family Clinic on North Main Street was the only medical facility to...

‘Color Me Dance’

June 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Studio Plus youngsters rehearse for their production of Color Me Dance featuring a second act of Cinderella at Pearson Auditorium on the NMMI campus, Friday afternoon. The dance production will feature around 200 entertainers ranging in ages from 3-18 and...