Man at large after SWAT incident

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing and trying to kidnap another man after a fight over the victim’s former relationship turned violent Wednesday morning. When Roswell Police served a high-risk search warrant with the SWAT team Thursday night, they found an alleged accomplice in the attack. According to Roswell Police Public Information...

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Clements to speak at ENMU commencement

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clements   ENMU-Roswell will hold two commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 15, at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. In total, more than 200 candidates for graduation will participate in the 63rd Commencement Convocation. The...


Stompin’ it

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Craft of Waide Sand and Gravel uses his feet to pack down a load of dirt in the back of his dump truck Friday afternoon on North Main Street. Shortly after this picture was taken, Craft drove the load underneath the Berrendo Creek Bridge and dumped it...



May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 Students in Leadership Roswell got to experience what it’s like to be in a roll-over accident Friday while touring Matrix International Security Training Intelligence Center (MISTIC) near the Roswell International Air Center. MISTIC is a private company...


It’s a fiesta at Roswell Nissan

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh enjoyed Roswell Nissan’s fiesta time Thursday with the Red Coats from the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, who helped plan the event. Jonathan Philips, the city’s new director of administrative services, and DeAnna Beseda, the new...


RFD Call Log — May 7 and 8

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 7 • At 7:28 a.m., public assist, 1800 block of West First Street. • At 8:54 a.m., medical call, 2500 block of North Aspen Avenue. • At 9:06 a.m., medical call, 2800 block...


RPD searches for Javier Edward Perez

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Javier Edward Perez, aka Javier Armendariz, is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Perez, 24, is described as 5-foot, 3-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his left...


‘Roswell slides’ to be part of UFO Festival

May 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

This screenshot from shows the enhanced version of a Kodachrome slide which was allegedly manufactured and exposed in the late 1940s. (Courtesy Photo)   It was talked up as the most important evidence in the history of UFO research, the...


Proposed marijuana farm raising a stink

May 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Seeds of discontent are growing in response to a proposed medical marijuana farm near Roswell that will be considered next week by a joint city-county commission. The Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission will on Tuesday night consider a...


Roswell man pleads guilty to federal child exploitation charge

May 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES — Jim Walter Qualls Jr., 28, of Roswell, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to child exploitation charges. The plea was entered without the benefit of a plea agreement. The guilty plea was announced by U.S. Attorney Damon...