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Council OKs econ development plan

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

After weeks of much talk and heated discussion, the Roswell City Council voted to approve the adoption of Ordinance No. 11-05, which repeals Ordinance 02-6, creating an Economic Development Plan for the city, at its regular business meeting Thursday evening. The council voted 6 to 4 to pass the ordinance with the wording approved at the [&hellip...

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Loretta Clark celebrates birthday today; promotes literacy

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Nov. 11, 2011, is noted as a peculiar date by many as its repetition of the number 11 can only happen once every century. The number 11 may have a special relevance for numerologists. But for one Roswell woman, the day marks not only her birthday, but also a...

Quinceañera contest goes bad for Roswell teen

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

Representatives from KALN Radio Amigo 96.1 FM and a Roswell family are currently in a quandary over a Quinceañera contest, which the radio station hosted. The contest, titled, “The Great Promotion of the Glamour of the Princess,” granted one lucky...

Circus performers

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Mario and Luigi perform the art of juggling during The Mighty American Crown Circus & Circo Osorio Tuesday evening at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Lawrence Bros. shows off remodel

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Jay Lawrence, co-owner of Lawrence Brothers IGA, and Blake Meek, store manager, bag groceries during the grand re-opening of the newly remodeled Lawrence Brothers IGA at 900 W. Second St., Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) After eight months...

Committee wrangles over language

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Heated discussion surrounded the adoption of proposed Ordinance No. 11-05, which repeals and replaces Ordinance 02-6 creating an Economic Development Plan for the City of Roswell, at Wednesday evening’s special finance committee meeting. The three members...

Museum tour

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Residents of Peachtree Village, including several World War II veterans, receive a tour of Walker Air Force Base Museum at the airport, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Educating public Desk and Derrick dinner theme

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Dr. John Felmy and Joy Jurecek, Desk and Derrick Club president, chat during club’s 59th annual Industry Appreciation Dinner Tuesday evening at the Sally Port Inn. Felmy was the guest speaker of the event. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Desk and Derrick Club held...

NMERB has a money problem

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Nearly 200 active members of the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, NMERB retirees and members of the public, gathered at the Pueblo Auditorium Tuesday evening to hear about the NMERB’s current actuarial situation and possible solutions to the...

Leak closes county offices

November 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Robert Trevino of Fulkerson Plumbing works at the site of a broken water line that forced the shut-down of the Chaves County Administration building, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) People received a surprise when they tried to get into the Chaves County...