Carousel up and running

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The carousel and train at the Spring River Park and Zoo are now up and running Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue to be open until the end of September. Starting June 1, the cost of both rides will increase from 25 to 50 cents. ( Katy Ross Photo )...

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ENMU-R names Maguire as VP for Academic Affairs

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maguire    The President’s Office at ENMU-Roswell announced Wednesday that Dr. Ken Maguire has been named vice president for Academic Affairs. The position is currently held on an interim basis by Chad Smith. Maguire will begin his position on July 1....


The domino effect

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pizza and pasta lovers take note. Ram Studio of Farmington is putting up new signs for a Domino’s dine-in restaurant at the location of the former KFC at North Main Street and Country Club Road. A worker for GNS Construction of Albuquerque said the new...


Historical Society scholarship winner

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bryce Davis, center, is the winner of the first Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico scholarship, which was made possible by generous donors. His contributions to his school, community and the RHS History Club set him apart from many others who had...


R FD Call Log — May 26 and 27

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 26 • At 9:47 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of Gaye Drive. • At 9:52 a.m., medical call, 1900 block of South Sunset Avenue. • At 9:57 a.m., car fire, East Pine Lodge Road...


Surround and drown

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fire crews from the Roswell, Berrendo, Sierra, District 8, East Grand Plains fire departments and Chaves County-owned water tankers fought a structure fire Wednesday at the Tierra Grande subdivision clubhouse about seven miles west of Roswell. Look for the...


Local student chosen for DC internship

May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Payne   Roswell’s TyLynn Payne, a junior at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, has been selected for a congressional internship in Washington D.C. Payne, a junior political science major, is interning for U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs,...


Murder suspect arrested in California

May 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guardado      A Roswell man wanted on a murder warrant for allegedly killing a man outside a Roswell home in October 2013 has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to New Mexico. Steve Guardado, aka “Panson” and “Gordo,” was arrested...


Springtime in the park

May 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Annalycia and Christy Anna (sisters) and Santiago (cousin) go down a slide together. From front to back, Santiago, Christy Anna and Annalycia. (Katy Ross Photo)...


Teen runaway is subject of police standoff

May 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A teenaged boy is arrested Tuesday afternoon following a 30-minute standoff with police on Plains Park Drive west of Union Avenue. Police said the boy was reported as a runaway recently, and had fled deputies sometime Monday. Specific details couldn’t be...