Lovington man killed in two-vehicle crash

May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 38-year-old Lovington man was killed around 8:40 a.m. Saturday, when two trucks collided on Louis Whitlook Road between U.S. Highway 62/180 and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant site. Shawn Pollock, who was driving a 2008 GMC truck, was pronounced dead at the scene, the New Mexico State Police reported. The driver of the other [&hellip...

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Salas wins twice for classic cars

May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: This 1956 Ford Crown Victoria won third in its class at the 40th annual Valley Vintage Motor Car Club Car Show held recently at the Roswell Civic Center. Car owner Greg Salas, front, is pictured with Alfonso Pena. Below: This 1968 Chevy II Nova won...


KB’s Musik Studio students perform recital

May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Seventeen students from KB’s Musik Studio, owned by Kendra Beagles, recently performed their favorite piano pieces for family and friends at Christ’s Church. Musical genre’s included blues, boogie, classical, jazz, ragtime, rock and roll and spiritual....


Alleged Berrendo Middle School shooter changes plea

May 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Campbell enters ‘no contest’ plea; disposition set for July 2   Mason Campbell, the 12-year-old boy accused of shooting two classmates at Berrendo Middle School, changed his plea from “not guilty” to “no contest” on Friday morning at the...


Walking for hope

May 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of Chaves County residents showed their support in the battle against cancer Friday at the fourth annual Walk for Hope at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The annual event raises money for county residents who are fighting cancer. It also honors cancer...


College Day

May 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mesa Middle School eighth-graders Breyanna Mendoza, left, and Briana Quintana look over literature Friday from Oklahoma State University. Mesa students decorated booths representing about 30 universities for the middle school’s first College Day on...


Scholastic features Mesa Middle School students, teachers in training film

May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniel Kasuboski, a Read 180 teacher at Mesa Middle School, teaches students Kody Gilpin, Isabell Sanchez and Breyanna Mendoza on Thursday in Roswell. The students, as well as Kasuboski and teacher Chris Carrillo, took part in a professional development video...


Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide

May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police looking into separate shooting at residence   Chaves County sheriff deputies responding to a shots-fired report on Wednesday found a dead body early Wednesday morning. County deputies and Roswell police officers responding to the report...


Commission mulling adult business measure

May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners on Thursday postponed a resolution that would have established zoning restrictions and regulations for adult businesses in the county. After considerable discussion Thursday morning, the commissioners voted unanimously to table...


Duran’s Democratic challenger says she is the better choice

May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oliver   The county clerk of New Mexico’s most populated county, Bernalillo, believes she is a better choice for secretary of state than the incumbent, Republican Dianna J. Duran. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, a Democrat who has served as Bernalillo County...