A call to serve others: Local Catholic deacon receives 2014 Sin Fronteras Award for his work on immigrant rights

January 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Herrera   Roswell resident Jesus Herrera came to the United States as an immigrant from Durango, Mexico, in 1968. He soon met the love of his life, Emma, in Farmington and the two were soon married. His wife, an American citizen, filed a request for a Green Card on behalf of her husband and he [&hellip...

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Police identify men wounded in officer-involved shooting

January 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Hobbs Police Department has identified the two men who were shot Jan. 17 when one of its officers discharged his weapon while attempting to break up a struggle in the parking lot of bar in Hobbs. The two men are Kyle Laghrin, 21, and Nathan Trujillo, 25,...


Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 22-23

January 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 22 • At 3:05, a.m. medical call, 700 block of East Fifth Street. • At 4:44 a.m., medical call, Del Norte Drive. • At 5:06 a.m., medical call, 400 block of East...


USDA service office opens

January 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, center, presents a certificate to U.S. Department of Agriculture State Director Terry Brunner, left, and USDA Area Specialist Ray Melton, right, during the opening of their new service office at Suite 3 in the Washington Federal...


Two ENMU-R board candidates being challenged

January 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Buldra   Fresquez Gutierrez Tschabrun Five candidates are running for three positions on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell College Community Board. The winners will earn four-year terms on the five-member ENMU-R board. All board members serve...


Roswell Realtors make like ‘The Great Gatsby’ at annual banquet

January 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Starla Nunez, board secretary, Century 21; Marshal Hese, Exit Realty of Roswell; Baro Shalizi, Realtors Association of New Mexico president; Marcia Tidwell, RANM Southeast; Wes Graham, RANM, Corby Cummins, RANM executive. (Max Scally Photos)  ...


Mental health provider to stop services in county; Law enforcement prepares for ‘devastating failure’

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (2)

Turquoise Health and Wellness, 110 E. Mescalero Road, will close its doors in March. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   When Turquoise Health and Wellness shuts its doors in March, Chaves County law enforcement officers are going to face some difficult...


Ezzell, Espinoza chosen to chair House committees; Wooley tapped to vice chair committee

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (2)

Two state lawmakers from Roswell have been appointed committee chairs and another has been chosen as a committee vice chair in the new Republican-controlled New Mexico House of Representatives. House Speaker Don Tripp has appointed Republican state Rep. Candy...


Martinez wins Superbowl … tickets

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Martinez of Roswell is probably the luckiest football fan in Chaves County. By test driving a Hyundai, Martinez was entered into a drawing and won two tickets, hotel accomodations and airfare for the 2015 Superbowl. The New England Patriots will play...


It’s snowtime!

January 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Downtown North Main Street Thursday morning looked more like it was in Ruidoso than Roswell. Snow continued to fall throughout the day as Chaves County was on a winter storm watch. (Christina Stock Photo )   Above: Snow decorated homes throughout the...