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Multiple child abuse cases reported in short time span

March 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Seventeen incidents of child abuse – ranging from physical to sexual – were reported between Friday, March 16, and Friday, March 23, to the Roswell Police Department. Given this heightened number of incidents, particularly in a short time period, the RPD is soliciting public help in reporting these types of incidents. The victims, some of whom...

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Women’s History brunch honors 4

March 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Deborah Goluska, Barbara Gomez, Diane Whetsel and Sage, pose for a photo during the 13th annual Women’s History Month Celebration Brunch, Saturday, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) The 13th annual Women’s History Month...

Dinner honors Diamond A Ranch

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phelps Anderson provides a historical presentation of the Diamond A Ranch, Friday, at the Civic Center. (Noah Vernau Photo) The Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico presented its second annual Denim and Diamonds, Friday, at the Civic Center, where...

All Saints opens playground

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Kennedy, head of the volunteer project, cuts the ribbon at the official opening of All Saints Catholic School’s new playground. (Jessica Palmer Photo) All Saints Catholic School celebrated the official opening of its new playground Friday afternoon....

1-car wreck injures driver

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The remnants of a 2007 Ford Focus sit on North Main Street following a one-vehicle accident, late Thursday night. (Lawrence Foster Photo) Linda Carter, 53, was injured and subsequently arrested following an accident on Main Street near 23rd Street, around 11...

Sunset readies for SBA tests

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Sgt. Michael Mendoza, Staff Sgt. Donald Tackett and Capt. Randall Bates demonstrate military-style motivation for the students of Sunset Elementary. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Sunset Elementary School held an assembly Friday to cheer its students before the...

For Steve Rhodes, all creative arts are the essence of life

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Rhodes works on a landscape in oil at The Frame Shop, Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Near the corner of Fourth and Main streets there is a quaint little shop owned by an artist who calls himself Roswell’s version of Forrest Gump. With one glance...

Still at it

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction work continues at the west end of College Boulevard near the Relief Route, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

NWR plans restoration project

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Sanchez, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge biologist, stands in front of phragmites, or common reed, which has taken over the area surrounding Bitter Creek. (Jessica Palmer Photo) This year Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is implementing a...

City seeks funds for new spur

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The possibility of the city of Roswell receiving $99,000 from the New Mexico Economic Development Department for economic assistance for the implementation of a new rail spur at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Fifth Street came closer to becoming a reality...