MENU

Roswell pays respects to the fallen

September 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Cadets place flags representing victims of 9/11 in the Field of Honor on New Mexico Military Institute’s Stapp Field, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photos) Emotive yet solemn, the Field of Honor celebration Saturday at the New Mexico Military Institute gave attendees a chance to pay their respects to the men and women who lost their [&hellip...

Read More

Bitter Lake: Dragonflies, and reptiles too

September 11, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

At left, Joann Romero and granddaughter Nevaeh, 2, check out an American alligator on display courtesy of the Rio Grande Zoo during the Dragonfly Festival Saturday at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (Mark Wilson Photo) Despite the unusually rainy...

Waymaker sings tribute

September 11, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Following a video depicting images of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the Waymaker Church Choir, the Roswell Symphony Orchestra and the New Mexico Military Institute Vocal Ensemble opened the church’s tribute to the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with the song...

UWCC helps its affiliates

September 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

This article is the last in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. They work hard and give to the community, just like any...

RMAC art classes: Kid friendly

September 11, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Two girls work on clay sculptures as part of Second Saturdays at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Saturday. (Julia Bergman photo) Second Saturdays at Roswell Museum and Art Center is tailored to schoolchildren, third-graders through high schoolers. Funded...

City settles for $25K in police force suit

September 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

The city of Roswell has settled a civil lawsuit regarding accusations of police using excessive force for $25,000. The suit was filed by Wiley Maloney on Dec. 28, 2008. It named Officers Keith Rightsell and Keven Weekley, the city of Roswell and the Roswell...

Lynda Whalen: selfless volunteer leader for 17 years

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lynda Whalen, director of volunteer services at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) At any given time, dozens of volunteers dressed in bright pink blazers dart through Eastern New Mexico Medical Center to aid patients and visitors...

Children learn what a hero is

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Children at Generations of Learning recite the Pledge of Allegiance Friday morning during the Grandparents & Hero Celebration held to honor the memory of 9/11. (Mark Wilson Photo) Youngsters clad in red, white and blue with American flags tattooed on...

Field of Honor events today

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard Riders rallies fellow bikers to saddle up for a parade to the Field of Honor at New Mexico Military Institute’s Stapp Field Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Field of Honor — an event that is taking place in...

We Remember

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Students at Monterrey Elementary School cheer as members of the Roswell Fire Department make an appearance Friday during a balloon release commemorating 9/11. Below, Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard Riders rallies bikers to saddle up for a parade down Main...