Soup ’n Bowl kicks off tonight

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the past several weeks students in the Roswell Museum Ceramic Program have been making ceramic bowls for the Soup ’n  Bowl event, which begins tonight with a pre-party at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Call it the post-football season bowl, and the beauty part is you get to eat soup and take home [&hellip...

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‘I stole him,’ Polasek says of incoming aide

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell has made its first administrative hire under a new organizational structure that will be implemented by City Manager Steve Polasek, who is relatively new on the job himself. Polasek, who became city manager in mid-November, went back to...


Geraci leaving NMMI after 10 years

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Geraci   Brig. Gen. Richard Geraci will not be on the New Mexico Military Institute’s campus come the 2015-16 season. Geraci has been the commandant and dean of students at NMMI for 10 and a half years. Geraci came to NMMI in December 2004, after...


IRB bill passes Senate

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill that would expand industrial revenue bonds to the housing and energy development industries passed the New Mexico Senate Thursday. A committee substitute for Senate Bill 319 passed the Senate by a 33-7 vote and now heads to the New Mexico House of...


NMDOH releases vaccine exemption data for schools

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health has compiled vaccine exemption data for each public school district in the state. The data is for the 2014-15 school year. The Department of Health said in a released statement it is making a commitment to update vaccine...


A teacher of character

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexandra McGrath, an eighth-grade student at Berrendo Middle School, nominated her math teacher, Ashley Owen, for a Character Counts! award.  From the 100 teachers nominated, Owens was one of the top 10 teachers to receive the award at the Roswell...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Luleva Cachini

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Luleva Cachini is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Cachini, 44, is described as 5-foot, 4-inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Cachini is charged with robbery. She is...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 4-5

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 4 At 9:13 a.m., fire alarm, 2800 block of North Kentucky Avenue. At 10:08 a.m., medical call, 1700 block of West Second Street. At 10:22 a.m., medical call, 2000 block...


Ortega: Student protests misguided

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A group of Roswell High School students holds signs Tuesday and chants against new statewide testing. (Bill Moffitt Photos) Below: Roswell High School students hold signs Tuesday, across the street from the school, protesting Partnership for...

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New ENMU-R board approves new certificate

March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Newly elected members of the ENMU-Roswell Community College Board, from left, Ralph Fresquez, Dawn Tschabrun and Mireya Trujillo, are sworn into office by District Court Judge Steven Bell. Seated is Eloise Blake, board president. (Courtesy Photo)   Newly...