ENMMC welcomes graduate nurses

June 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Family and friends celebrate, from left, Lisa Clay, Shelly Perez and Lynette Hansen as they join the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center staff at the Graduate Nurse Celebration/Signing Party Wednesday. (Katy Ross Photo and Story) Clay accepted a position in the Critical Care Unit Department. Perez accepted a position in the Behavioral Health Department...

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Local gets 10-year trafficking sentence

June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 10 years in prison on methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking convictions. Simon Nicholas Sais, 45, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to five years of supervised release after...


Jail accreditation boosts staff morale

June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Adult Detention Center Administrator Clay Corn, fifth from left, holds a new certificate of accreditation for the jail presented by the Adult Detention Professional Standards Council. (Submitted Photo)   Jail personnel who serve in trying...


RFD Call Log — June 23 and 24

June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 23 • At 8:46 a.m., medical call, 1800 block of North Garden Avenue. • At 9:11 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West Country Club Road. • At 9:40 a.m., medical call, 1400...


Man sentenced for illegally having weapons

June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Carlsbad man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 46 months in prison for illegally possessing multiple firearms and over a thousand rounds of ammunition. Larry Allen Jennings, 50, was also sentenced in Las Cruces federal court to two years of...


Steve Pearce dropped from House post

June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 Pearce U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has been removed from a leadership position in the U.S. House of Representatives after he and a group of conservative House Republicans sided with Democrats in opposing a trade resolution that would grant President Obama...


‘Miss Bee Haven’

June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An apparent error in the control tower nearly ends in disaster as a bee, coming in for a landing, is nearly struck by a bee taking off from a century plant bloom Monday. Evasive maneuvers were initiated and a deadly crash was averted. (Bill Moffitt Photos) A...


Summer festival shoots for July 2-4

June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Cosplayers pose for a photo at the Roswell Cosmic Con in July 2014. (File Photo)   It’s time to dust off your costumes and get those blasters charged for the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon. This year’s event will be held at the Roswell Mall, July...


NMMI appoints new commandant

June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In four years of service at the New Mexico Military Institute, Jonathan K. Graff Jr. has received his third promotion. Graff will transfer from the academy’s prep director to commandant of cadets and dean of students effective July 1, NMMI President and...


Local group offers Alzheimer’s help

June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

People who have Alzheimer’s disease may feel like they are alone, but they aren’t. The Alzheimer’s Association has a New Mexico chapter and five regional offices, one of which is in Roswell. The Alzheimer’s Association offers almost everything for...