Police seek help locating missing Roswell man

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniel Raul Herrera was last seen on Tuesday, May 26, police said. (Courtesy Photo) Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 26-year-old Roswell man who was last seen Tuesday afternoon, May 26. Family members of Daniel Raul Herrera told police he usually stays in regular contact with them each day, but they [&hellip...

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Scholarship funds seeks sponsors

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund is searching for sponsors for the program’s annual fundraising dinner, slated for 5:30 p.m. June 14 at First United Methodist Church at 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The organization has arranged for ABC News journalist Sam...


RFD Call Log — May 27 and 28

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 27 • At 7:10 a.m., public assist, 1100 block of East First Street. • At 7:14 a.m., medical call, 300 block of West Country Club Road. • At 8:50 a.m., fire, 600 block of...


Roswell man sentenced for meth trafficking

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES — Albert Johnny Mondragon, 38, of Roswell, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to seven years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for trafficking methamphetamine in Lea County. Mondragon was arrested on federal...


Cahoon Pool opens next week

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The opening date for Cahoon Pool has been pushed back from June 1 to June 6. On opening day, everyone can swim for free. After that, open swim be 1 to 6 p.m. everyday. Adult and senior lap will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $3 for...


H ighway correction to begin

May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crews are scheduled to begin a curve correction project on NM 532 (Ski Run Road) in Lincoln County this week. The $3.4 million project is expected to take a year to complete. The project will take place between mile marker 7 and mile marker 12. As part of the...


Commission denies junkyard man’s appeal

May 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The photo above was taken April 17 and depicts Ernest “Rod” Tricarico’s property at 6105 N. Main St. The photo below was taken Thursday afternoon and depicts the same property. Tricarico says he’s been making progress cleaning up the property, but the...


Experience cultures through dance

May 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Folklorico, under the direction of Frank Herrera, will present “Festival Folklorico” at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. both days. This is the 22nd annual dance recital for the...


Clubhouse co-owner: Sparks, fire shot out of electric panel at back of building

May 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell firefighter operates a water nozzle at the end of a fire engine-mounted ladder to fight a large structure fire nine miles west of Roswell off of Hwy 70 Wednesday.  (Jared Tucker Photo)     Neil Roe said he was alone in his building, 20...


Early actions can reduce mosquitoes

May 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

They are tiny bugs that can be big nuisances, but everyone can take steps now to reduce the prevalence of mosquitoes in and around Roswell this summer. Local residents can help limit the number of mosquitoes by getting rid of places where water collects,...