Rush hour accident

April 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

First responders and Roswell Police were called to an accident at the intersection of Main and 19th Street Monday at about 5 p.m. Traffic was backed up briefly while police officers cleared the way for fire and ambulance personnel. No other information on the accident was available before press time. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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Senior Olympics seeks volunteers

April 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senior Olympics State Games will be happening in Roswell on July 16-19, and 1,200-plus registered athletes will be competing in over 30 sports over four full days. The number of volunteers required to manage 90 different events in the various...


Blaze on Brown Road

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters respond to an out of control fire at a salvage yard located on Brown Road at around 6 p.m., Saturday. The cause of the blaze was unknown at press time. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Lovelace CEO: Cath lab shows a commitment to community

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lovelace Regional Hospital’s new cardiac catheterization laboratory is about six weeks old and is built with state-of-the-art technology that will allow providers to treat a variety of patients with cardiovascular and vascular conditions with minimally...


A princely pooch

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zeev, a Saluki, is affectionate to Peggy Kaser, while her son, Lance, puts a matching costume on Enoch, also a Saluki. The breed is rare in Southeastern New Mexico. The royal dog of Egypt, the Saluki is perhaps the oldest known breed of domesticated dog. The...


Vale believes in the benefits of language

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Erinda Ornelas Vale, 74, has lived all over the U.S. and in Europe, and she has always had a gift for language. (Randal Seyler Photo) Erinda Ornelas Vale believes that learning more than one language is important not just for cultural growth, but for the...


Walking against the wind

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Volunteers and walkers braved the winds Saturday morning to participate in the Walk MS: Roswell at Cahoon Park. The walk was a fundraiser for the National MS Society and funds raised go to support multiple sclerosis research. (Randal Seyler Photo)...


Bowling for kids

April 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Kiwanis Club members were one of numerous civic organizations and groups who turned out Saturday to support the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, a fundraiser for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico. The funds raised allow Big...


Show stopper

April 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Carson & Barnes Circus kicks off its Roswell show with a spectacular vaudeville number at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Police identify homicide victim

April 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police on Friday identified a 22-year-old man who was shot to death in south Roswell. Joseph Sanchez, 22, was fatally shot on the 5800 block of South Main Street at about 2:24 p.m. on Thursday. The investigation is ongoing, according to a news release...