RFD Call log — May 18 and 19

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 18 • At 8:06 a.m., medical call, 1300 block of Country Club Road. • At 9:09 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East Fifth Street and North Main Street. • At 11:10 a.m., medical call, 200 block of Newell Street. • At 11:12 a.m., medical call, 1100 block of...

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Deputy fire marshall probes possible return of car arsonist

May 19, 2015 • Local News, NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL-(RDR) Someone set fire to more than 20 cars in Roswell during the course of last year.  Now authorities are wondering if the fire bug has returned to continue the reign of terror after a car went up in flames in south Roswell Monday night. There are...


Machete, shears assailant gets 22-year sentence

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Singleton   A Roswell man who authorities said tried to decapitate a man with garden shears one day and stabbed a different man in the neck with a machete the following day has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. Elias “Dirty” Singleton, 36, was...


Riding in memory

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Texas resident Charles Kitchen is honoring his late father’s last request by spreading his ashes on the Yellowstone River in Montana. But instead of making the drive in a car or drive, Kitchen decided to travel by horseback with his horse, Palomo, and his...


Perry chosen as new GOP boss

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Perry   Roswell City Councilor Jason Perry has been elected the new chair of the Republican Party of Chaves County. Perry, who has served on the Roswell City Council since November 2009, replaces Clarke Coll as the local party’s new chair for the next...


Monterrey Elementary makes the grade in math

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexys Valverde, third from left, raises his hands in victory Monday as he and his classmates are rewarded with medals for being the top-ranked students in their school for the online program First in Math at Monterrey Elementary School. Monterrey Elementary...


Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement campaign kickoff

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico law enforcement is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31, heading into one of the busiest travel...


DWI arrests for May 16

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (2)

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...


5-vehicle crash snarls traffic on Main

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A multi-vehicle collision at that occurred around 9 a.m. Monday at North Main and Fifth streets closed a section of Main Street well into the afternoon. Roswell Police said the crash involved five vehicles. The initial investigation indicates one pickup...


Potato salad showdown

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Who doesn’t like potato salad? Especially when it’s made from a unique recipe. On Sunday, Seventh-Day Adventist Church on South Union Avenue held its first-every potato salad contest in conjunction with the church’s annual family picnic. Thirteen potato...