Roswell student wins state poster contest

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured are Valley View Elementary School fifth-grade student Anika Tavarez, left, and teacher Jennifer Johnson. Tavarez won the New Mexico National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. (Courtesy Photo) A Valley View Elementary School student has won a statewide poster contest with her artwork. New Mexico...

Read More

Former editor, community leader McQuiddy dies

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

McQuiddy Arthur Robert McQuiddy, former editor of the Roswell Morning Dispatch and longtime community leader, died Tuesday afternoon. McQuiddy, 95, gained international fame for being the newspaper editor during the 1947 Roswell UFO incident, but locally he...


On the ropes

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cadets at NMMI navigate the ropes course, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Judge to decide if Campbell is fit to stand trial

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

A competency hearing for 12-year-old Mason Campbell, the boy accused of shooting two classmates at Berrendo Middle School, is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Roswell. The hearing, set for 1:30 p.m. Friday, will determine if Campbell is competent to stand...


Board approves ‘Aiming for the Stars’ funding

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Funding for the first “Aiming for the Stars,” planned for Oct. 17 in Roswell, was given an initial approval by the city’s Occupancy Tax Board Tuesday. The board will recommend to the city’s finance committee that the event should be allocated $2,465...


Manager: ILEA brings the world to Roswell

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Frank Taylor, site manager for the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell, discusses the ILEA campuses around the world on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) The International Law Enforcement Academy is successful due not only to the world-class...


Kiwanis Club contributes to effort for van

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ed David, president of the Roswell Kiwanis Club, at left, and Kiwanian Gary Spreacker, at right, present a check for $1,000 to Roy Montano, who is raising funds to purchase a handicapped accessible van for a 10-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy. The boy...


Vet honored for 70 years in Legion

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

World War II veteran John Simons Jr., 91, at left, was honored on Monday by the American Legion for his 70 years of continuous service to the organization. Roswell Post 28 Commander Orlando Padilla, center, and Membership Chairperson Nancy Britton visited...


NMED permit delays dairy manure plant

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A plant planned in Chaves County designed to turn dairy waste into biofuel has been delayed at least six months after hitting a snag with its state ground water discharge permit. AG Power broke ground in October on its property at Price’s Lane, with plans...


New Mexico Tech presents STEM Day at ENMU-R

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Professors from New Mexico Tech drew a crowd of students at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Monday, presenting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Day. The interactive presentations included building and flying water rockets, analyzing...