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Suzy Wood retires

August 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suzy Wood, left, receives a hug from Nicole Vargas during Suzy’s retirement party at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Thursday. Wood has been the Visitor Center representative for the past eight years, greeting travelers new to the city with a warm and loving touch and always with a smile. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

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RPD to take recruits to Michigan

August 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is planning to take its recruitment program on the road this fall. A trip to Michigan has been approved, which will last from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15. Sgt. Jim Preston and Officer Erica O’Bryon, along with two officers who made a...

Truck flips on North Main

August 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A state police officer marks off the distance following a one-vehicle wreck of a pickup truck traveling northbound on North Main Street between Pine Lodge and the bypass, Thursday morning. The truck was hauling a large liquid tank on a trailer when the...

Attorney position stirs debate

August 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

While the desire of the Roswell Police Department to have its own attorney is overwhelmingly supported by the City Council, there has been much debate about where the money will come from to fund that position. During a police committee meeting, Thursday...

Celebrate Labor Day with a free jazz concert at Spring River Park & Zoo

August 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Spring River Park & Zoo, Roswell Adult and Senior Center and Pecos Valley Jazz Festival are hosting a free jazz concert at the zoo on Monday, Sept. 3. Spring River Park & Zoo director Elaine Mayfield said that when she found out the Roswell Symphony...

American Red Cross assists community

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. According to development coordinator Gale Landrum, the American...

Washington Federal invests in Roswell

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cappy the Cub and the entire student body at El Capitan Elementary assemble to hear a presentation by employees from Washington Federal and to receive a Save at School account. Mark Wilson Photo Washington Federal Bank is making an investment in the Roswell...

Coke offers Core Power

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo The Coca-Cola Co. has entered into the dairy business as a distributor of a high protein recovery drink that’s made with fresh milk produced here in Chaves County. On July 9, the company began distributing Core Power, which is produced at...

Balloon Fiesta this October

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A hot air balloon is inflated during a customer appreciation party hosted by Dos Equis Tuesday evening at Russ DeKay Soccer Field. The balloons are traveling the region to promote the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta which will be held this year from...

RISD rolls out numbers

August 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Last week Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris rolled out the 2012-2013 district enrollment numbers, which included significant disparity between the number of students at Goddard High School versus Roswell High School. On the 10th...