RPD hopes to add SRO, enhance contact between children and law enforcement

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Increasing positive contact with students in Roswell schools and reaching out to all citizens to gain their trust, as well as their help in addressing crime issues, while also focusing on dealing with known high-crime areas, are among the initiatives the Roswell Police Department is carrying out to help reduce and prevent crime. Police Chief [&hellip...

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Balloon festival fever

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 Stacie Carroll, who serves on the Old Timers’ Balloon Rally Committee, was the guest speaker at Wednesday’s lunch meeting of the Pecos Valley Rotary Club. She gave club members an update on  this year’s festival, which is scheduled May 1-3. Carroll...


RFD Call Log — March 31-April 1

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 31 • At 8:34 a.m., medical call, 800 block of Broken Arrow Road. • At 8:37 a.m., medical call, 600 block of La Fonda Drive. • At 8:43 a.m., medical call, 3200...


Roswell Municipal Court judgments — March 16-20

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

March 16 Judge Lou Mallion   Arraingnments Shoplifting — Nita Randles; The Defendant is fined $329. Revoked, no insurance, speeding — David Banuelos; The Defendant is fined $437. Failure to appear, paraphernalia — Paul Gordon; The Defendant is...


Locally-owned bank expands ‘lots’

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Barry Stone, chairman of the board of James Polk Stone Community Bank, leans on one of the traffic cones now that construction of an expanded parking lot is finished at the north Roswell branch. The project also added more space to the drive-thru, located at...


Mental health program changes hands today

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Behavioral health services for the indigent will transfer agencies today, but those who need treatment still could be left out in the cold. La Casa Family Health Center takes over today for Turquoise Health and Wellness, but the transition has just begun and...


Ezzell’s water bill awaits approval

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ezzell   State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell sponsored six bills in the 2015 legislative session, two of which were passed by both the New Mexico House of Representatives and Senate, although one of them was vetoed by the governor. Ezzell, the new chairman of...


Roswell company helps nearby Village of Hope with water system upgrade

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

White Cloud Pipeline was the primary contractor for this water infrastructure upgrade in the Village of Hope. (Submitted Photos)   White Cloud Pipeline of Roswell was the prime contractor for a project in which the Village of Hope recently had water...


Chaves County DWI arrests— March 28-31

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

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...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Patricia K. Ravelos

April 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patricia K. Ravelos is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Ravelos, 28, is described as 5-foot, 5-inches tall and weighing 190 pounds, with blonde hair and hazel eyes. Ravelos is charged with fraud and...