The science of having fun

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Addison Edmonson happily volunteers to be ‘the bubble girl’ in this demonstration as New Mexico Military Institute cadets Victor Raigoza, left, and Brian Harris assist. (Max Scally Photos) Del Norte Elementary School on Thursday hosted its second annual Science Extravangza! The Del Norte Parent-Teacher Organization, parent volunteers and cadets from the...

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Gov. Martinez vetoes, signs local bills

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ezzell   As Gov. Susana Martinez reviews bills recently passed by the state Legislature, two of Roswell’s state lawmakers have already felt both the sting of a gubernatorial veto and the warm political embrace of the governor’s signature. The...


Roswell man pleads guilty to meth charge

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of trafficking more than an ounce of methamphetamine. Jaime Juan Alvarado, 36, faces a possible 20-year prison sentence, and at least three years of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty Wednesday in...


RFD Call Log — March 25-26

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:    March 25 • At 10:02 a.m., fire alarm, 2800 block block of North Main Street. • At 11:36 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West Country Club Road. • At 11:53 a.m.,...


A great day for an ag day

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce held its annual Rise with Roswell Salute to Agriculture Thursday morning at the Chaves County Fairgrounds.  Above: Jay Hill, pictured center, is a local farmer and a Selected Face for the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. He...


State police to do sobriety checkpoints

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and registration, insurance and drivers’ license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of April. Efforts of law enforcement continue to show a...


Job Corps says good work to all

March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Todd DeKay receives a certificate of appreciation on Thursday from the Roswell Job Corps Center from Amy Briggs, center, and Rhonda Smith of the Jobs Corps Center. Several certificates were awarded at the program’s community relations luncheon that was...


RPD now patrolling with body cameras

March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo   The Roswell Police Department’s new body cameras are hitting the streets. RPD patrol officers and sergeants are now wearing the latest technology that will record video and audio that will essentially show what the officer or sergeant...


MSR gets $86,000 for festival with a catch

March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A merchants coalition has been approved to receive city funds to support this year’s UFO Festival, but first got an eerie lecture from those doling out the money. Main Street Roswell was granted $86,000 from the city of Roswell’s Occupancy Tax Board on...


‘Optimism’ essay winners announced

March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Essay winners in the Sunrise and Noon Optimist clubs 2015 contests were presented with their medals and award checks Wednesday morning at a joint meeting of the two clubs. Pictured are, from left, Leanne Bratland, treasurer of the Noon club; first-place...