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Job Corps demolishes vacant buildings

July 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A crew from Hudspeth & Associates, Inc. out of Albuquerque demolish 2 unoccupied and unused buildings on the Roswell Job Corps campus Friday, clearing space for new growth that will include a male dormitory in the near future. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Authorities seek help in deer shooting

July 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

ROSWELL – The Department of Game and Fish seeking the assistance of the public to find the person or persons who illegally shot a mule-deer doe sometime during the week of June 19. The deer’s remains were found on private property off Bear...

Push America pays yearly Tobosa visit

July 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Push America Journey of Hope bicycle team pedals towards Tobosa Developmental Services to pay a visit Thursday afternoon on day 30 of their cross-country journey from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson Photo) After biking 95 miles from...

Panel approves nightclub

July 8, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A joint city and county commission recently approved a request for a special use permit to allow for a nightclub on West Second Street after it was previously rejected in a different location. The Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission...

Man slams into pole and house

July 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Police investigate the scene of a one car accident on the 600 block of South Plaza Thursday morning around 11 a.m., after the driver lost control, severing a power pole before coming to a stop by hitting the house in the backyard. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Yo-Yo magician wows crowd

July 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Luje Renner, the Yo-Yo Magician from Farmington, entertains youngsters during the Roswell Public Library’s Storytime Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Military fighter drone crashes, sparks fire

July 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Emergency personnel scramble along a dirt road southwest of Hope Wednesday morning, searching for the remote crash site of a U.S.Air Force manned QF-4 Phantom Drone. (Mark Wilson Photo) A military fighter jet crashed southwest of Hope and sparked a small...

Hay catches fire

July 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Firefighters respond to a blaze in the 700 block of West Pine Lodge Road, Tuesday, after hay caught fire. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Gov praises RISD for fiscal responsibility

July 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell was among seven school districts in the state praised for protecting dollars in the classroom by Gov. Susana Martinez and Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera in a recent press release from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Roswell...

The Rockets' Red Glare

July 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fireworks erupt in the night sky during the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza Monday evening at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. (Mark Wilson Photo) The severe drought may have curbed firework fun for some New Mexico residents this...