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Ruidoso fire: 10 acres, 8 houses

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fire crews work on containing the Swallow Fire that burned eight homes in Ruidoso, Thursday. (Matthew Arco Photo) A fire ripped through the steep rugged hills of Ruidoso Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of residents and burning eight houses, officials said. The Swallow Fire was quickly contained and grew to only about 10 [&hellip...

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Ruidoso fire: 10 acres, 8 houses

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fire crews work on containing the Swallow Fire that burned eight homes in Ruidoso, Thursday. (Matthew Arco Photo) A fire ripped through the steep rugged hills of Ruidoso Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of residents and burning eight...

Roswell women arrested for murder

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell natives Melissa Mathis, 28, and Alexis Torres, 27, were arrested on June 8 in Alamogordo for the murder of Shavon Twitty, 33. Alamogordo police were called to Burger King, 117 S. White Sands Blvd., around 4:15 a.m. in reference to a woman suffering...

Roswell women arrested for murder

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell natives Melissa Mathis, 28, and Alexis Torres, 27, were arrested on June 8 in Alamogordo for the murder of Shavon Twitty, 33. Alamogordo police were called to Burger King, 117 S. White Sands Blvd., around 4:15 a.m. in reference to a woman suffering...

Police search for Swallow Fire culprit

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A federal arson specialist with the Bureau of Land Management is investigating the cause of Thursday’s Swallow Fire in Ruidoso that destroyed nine homes, police say. Ruidoso Police Department Chief Joe Magill said Friday that the blaze was human caused...

Police search for Swallow Fire culprit

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A federal arson specialist with the Bureau of Land Management is investigating the cause of Thursday’s Swallow Fire in Ruidoso that destroyed nine homes, police say. Ruidoso Police Department Chief Joe Magill said Friday that the blaze was human caused...

Hazardous no more

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Parks & Recreation Department employee Mark Hendricks works on the removal of a hazardous tree along West Alameda Street between South Missouri and Lea avenues, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Hazardous no more

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Parks & Recreation Department employee Mark Hendricks works on the removal of a hazardous tree along West Alameda Street between South Missouri and Lea avenues, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

County OKs precinct changes

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Chaves County Commissioners during their monthly regular business meeting, Thursday, passed a resolution to adopt changes to voting precinct boundaries in preparation for redistricting before the 2012 elections. Boundaries for 30 of the 52 precincts in Chaves...

County OKs precinct changes

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Chaves County Commissioners during their monthly regular business meeting, Thursday, passed a resolution to adopt changes to voting precinct boundaries in preparation for redistricting before the 2012 elections. Boundaries for 30 of the 52 precincts in Chaves...