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Duffey surpasses 10K in campaign funds

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Following the lead of the Chaves County Republican Party, the Democratic Party of Chaves County has chipped in for the only contested race for a county office on the Nov. 4 general election ballots, although Republican Commissioner James Duffey continues to significantly outpace Democratic challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. in fundraising. The Democratic Party of...

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Mold remediation underway at fire station after weekend away

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters moved back into Fire Station One on Monday after mold experts had a chance to examine the building, Deputy Fire Chief Devin Graham said on Monday. Officials discovered mold growing in the fire station, which is located downtown on South...

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NMMI names outstanding cadets

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute Commandant of Cadets, Brigadier Gen. Richard V. Geraci, has named the outstanding cadets for the month of September who will represent NMMI in the Roswell community. In naming the cadets, Geraci made special mention of their...

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City’s Rotary clubs award $14,500 to local charities

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s three Rotary clubs awarded $14,500 to seven local charities during a Tuesday afternoon ceremony at Desert Sun Motors. The money represents the balance of the $34,500 total raised by the 2014 Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic after a $20,000 award to...

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Cowboy Mounted Shooting returns to Roswell

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cowboy Mounted Shooting will be returning to the Bob Crosby Arena at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds for the ninth annual Chisum Shootout on Sept 12, 13, 14, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This is a family-oriented sport that can be enjoyed by...

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Ready to ride

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The carousel at the Spring River Park and Zoo stands ready for riders on Sunday in Roswell. Spring River Park and Zoo is the only free zoo in New Mexico, and the historic wooden carousel was donated to the city in the 1970s. The rare carousel is one of about...

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Rescued Roswell dog attacks rescuer in Vaughn

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This photo of Elizabeth Honce’s bitten hand was posted on the “Save Max” Facebook page on Sunday. (Courtesy Photo)   An Albuquerque attorney who rescued a dog from Roswell’s city pound Friday said the dog attacked and mauled her en route to her...

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Planetarium to host open house Thursday evening

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

School board member and former Goddard Planetarium director James Waldrup, left, visits with Kaarina Jager following Monday’s Chaves County Tourism Council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Roswell Museum and Art Center will host an open...

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Final performances of ‘Patsy Cline’ to be this weekend at Little Theater; Theatre staff recommends reservations for last shows

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The final three performances of “Always… Patsy Cline!” will be this coming weekend, and Roswell Community Little Theatre officials are recommending ticket reservations be made due to the last three performances selling out. “We have some...

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Hobbs man found guilty of kidnap, battery

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Hobbs man was convicted on Sept. 4 of kidnapping, aggravated battery against a household member, aggravated assault against a household member and false imprisonment in Lea County District Court, according to a news release from the New Mexico Department of...