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Road construction on Relief Route begins Monday

March 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Road construction on the US 285 Roswell Relief Route between mile posts 0 to 8.2 is set to begin Monday and will last a week. The project will consist of cold milling, re-laying and corrective work. Workers will scarify and pave the remainder of the Relief Route up to West Second Street. The project costs [&hellip...

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5 men and a goat hoof to Wrigley to raise cancer research money

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crack the Curse on U.S. Highway 70 just before they arrive in Roswell, Wednesday. From left: P.J. Fisher, Matt Gregory, Blake Ferrell, Wrigley the goat, Philip Aldrich and Kyle Townsend. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Forget the chicken that crossed the road. Five men...

Mizzou students spend spring break at Bitter Lake NWR

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from the University of Missouri police the area along East Pine Lodge Road near Bitter Lake NWR, Thursday. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge did some spring cleaning along East Pine Lodge Road, Thursday. According to Jeff...

Secret Pals clean up Memory Lawn

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Good Samaritans recently cleaned up Memory Lawn Memorial Park (Mark Wilson Photo) When Robert Corn returned to Roswell from a three-week vacation, he discovered something at Memory Lawn Memorial Park that took him by surprise: The six-acre site had been...

Owen addresses Higher Horizons on city gov’t

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clients of the behavioral health care organization Counseling Associates spent time with area leaders this week, participating in workshops and presentations about health and wellness, nature, art and city government. The organization’s psychosocial...

Garrett statue ceremony set for Saturday at 10 a.m.

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bronze statue of American Old West lawman Pat Garrett will be unveiled Saturday, at 10 a.m., in a special dedication ceremony behind the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia Ave. The statue, located just east of the courthouse, has been named “Pat...

Roswellites participate in Bataan Memorial March

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Some Roswell residents took part in the Bataan Memorial Death March on Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, including area Boy Scouts and students from New Mexico Military Institute. With nearly 7,000 participants, the marathon honored the thousands of...

‘Dig, we must’

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction work continues on the new Educational Center on the ENMU-Roswell campus, just south of the Campus Union Building, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Burt seeks to win Senate seat

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sen. William Burt, R-Alamogordo, the newest member of the Senate and the owner of four radio stations, says he is seeking election to the District 33 Senate seat. Burt was appointed to the Senate by Gov. Susana Martinez in January 2011 to fill the vacancy...

Drink deeply, produce pecans

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Irrigation creates a water wonderland at a pecan grove south of Roswell, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...