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NMMI AD charged with sexual battery

July 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Reggie Franklin poses for this photo in July 2010, shortly after becoming the athletic director of New Mexico Military Institute. Franklin voluntarily surrendered to Virginia authorities this month after a warrant was issued for his arrest, charging him with sexual battery of a woman at a NMMI alumni event in Virginia. Franklin coached basketball at...

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Healthy kids get bikes

July 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paula Camp, left, of Healthy Kids of Chaves County, and Shellea Owens of the New Mexico Department of Health, right, award a bicycle to Jazmen Lucero on Friday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club. There were 35 kids participating in the Healthy Kids...

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Roswell schools receive mixed Overall Grades

July 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The grades are in — and for Roswell Independent School District, the grades are a mixed bag. The New Mexico Public Education Department released the 2013-14 grades on Thursday, and the Roswell district netted three Overall Grades of “A,” and six Overall...

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Women support Israel through Christian charity

July 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Deborah the Brave Ministries leadership (L to R) Mary Ann Wootton, Rebecca Chavez and Kathy Hartman. (Jerry Heck Photo)   As a devout Christian, Rebecca Chavez believes that Christians in American need to unite with Israelis in protecting their war-torn...

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Plague activity continues in the East Mountain area

July 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health and the Department of Game and Fish report continuing instances of plague in the East Mountain area, which includes parts of Bernalillo, Torrance and Santa Fe counties. Two animals, a mountain lion and a small...

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Authorities seek witnesses in car fires

July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This arson at 1618 S. Stanton St. on July 9 caught two homes on fire, endangering the families who lived within them. The Roswell Fire Department is seeking the public’s help in catching the person or persons responsible for the recent string of vehicle...

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ENMU-R grads receive Special Services certificates

July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Graduates of the ENMU-R Special Services Occupational Training Program turn their tassels after receiving their diplomas on Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, located on the Roswell campus. The 69 students received certificates in a number of...

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Residents awakened by early-morning crash

July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police investigate a crash that occurred early Thursday in the 1000 block of South Washington Avenue. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Roswell Police were out in full force Thursday morning investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred around 2...

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NM lawmakers to host energy secretary for WIPP discussion

July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce announced Thursday that U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will visit Carlsbad on Aug. 12 for a discussion about the ongoing recovery at the Waste Isolation Pilot...

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Goddard campus busy gearing up for sports

July 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Coach White runs a football camp for boys and girls in an effort to teach agility and strength training. Below: Practice for the Goddard Lady Rockets Soccer Team is underway. Thursday, the girls enjoyed 90-degree temperatures, 45% humidity and a wind...