RFD Call Log ­— April 10-13

April 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 10 • 9:16 a.m., medical call, 1200 block of Highland Road. • At 9:34 a.m., medical call, 700 block of West Deming Street. • At 11:04 a.m., medical call, 1800 block of North Montana Avenue. • At 11:53 a.m., medical call, [&hellip...

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Chaves County DWI arrests ­— April 8-12

April 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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‘Tres Ritos’ a river of history

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

“Tres Ritos” was published by South Carolina-based The History Press and has a cover price of $19.99.  ( Submitted Picture)   For such a small book, “Tres Ritos” is packed with history. A resident and state historian from Lincoln County, author...


Trinity Site: Where course of history changed

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The morning sun reflects off the glass a the New Mexico Museum of Space History, which earlier this month sponsored a tour to the Trinity Site northeast of Alamogordo. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The bomb was assembled two miles from Ground Zero in this ranch...


Free tree seedlings mark Arbor Day

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nine-year-old Jennifer Rosas of Artesia receives free tree seedlings Saturday from Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield at Spring River Park & Zoo. Also pictured is Jennifer’s mother, Amalia Rosas. About 300 tree seedlings were given away Saturday at Arbor Day...


Social worker embracing life, fatherhood

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Social worker Nathan Padilla of La Familia Mental Health receives a certificate award from Julie Morrow of the state Department of Health Southeast New Mexico region. Padilla received recognition on Wednesday for his many years of work with La Familia and...


Local Briefs

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Explosions disturb peace on south side Several Roswell Southside residents reported large explosions Saturday that rattled residential windows. The explosions were a result of pyrotechnic and blank rounds being detonated Saturday for clients, said Glenn...


Seeing the light

April 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh shows off the city’s newest warning light on Union Avenue between 19th Street and Montana Avenue. The flashing safety lights are right outside La Bella Vita and French Brothers neighborhoods and around the corner from Military...


Lt. gov. says NM leaning to the GOP; John Sanchez positioned for 2018 governor’s race

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sanchez   Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, whom many see as the frontrunner for the GOP nomination for governor in 2018, says he’s open to another run for the chief executive’s office in New Mexico, which he said is becoming a breakthrough state for...


Students learn about DWI

April 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Every 15 Minutes program made its way to Goddard High School Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, a mock crash occurred and students watched as their peers got into an accident due to a drunk driver. One person died, one was life flighted away from the scene...