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Quilting’s fun, relaxing; ask anyone

September 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Quilters Mae Shaw and Charles White look at their French Braid quilt, one of seven they entered in the Pecos Valley Quilt Show, Friday, at the Civic Center. Noah Vernau Photo The Pecos Valley Quilt Show has stitched together quite a collection of quilts this weekend at the Civic Center, where artists and admirers alike [&hellip...

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First United Methodist to celebrate 125 years

September 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured on the left is a plaque with the names of the First United Methodist Church’s charter members. To the right is a picture of founder Helen Johnson. Chaunte’l Powell Photo First United Methodist is a large church with a long legacy in the...

County amends,adopts ICIP

September 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission moved to adopt the 2014-2018 Chaves County Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan, Thursday, with one key addition: that the ICIP include planning for an extension of the bypass around the Roswell International Air Center....

RPD nabs fugitive Miguel Gabaldon

September 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Miguel Gabaldon The Roswell Police Department apprehended fugitive Miguel Gabaldon, 25, on Monday. He was wanted by the U.S. Marshal Service after he escaped from a half-way house in Las Cruces on Aug. 21. He had only six months left on his sentence. The RPD...

Arthur Harris gets 25 yrs

September 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A federal judge in Las Cruces sentenced Roswell man Arthur Harris, 47, to 298 months or nearly 25 years in prison after conviction on a federal firearms charge. He will be on supervised release for another three years. Harris has been in federal custody since...

Xcel offers lighting switch help

September 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

When after 48 years of business Danny Fulkerson moved his longtime plumbing and heating shop across the street into the old Chevy dealership, he knew he needed to make several upgrades to the building, particularly when it came to its old lighting system. He...

Animal cruelty victims to be put up for adoption

September 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This boxer cross came into Animal Control with severe wounds from being set on fire. Her owner, who was arrested in early August, pleaded no contest to charges of extreme animal cruelty. The dog’s injuries have been treated and the wounds have nearly...

Loy orders abused boxer returned to owner

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

The boxer as she appeared when she arrived in Roswell Animal Services. Courtesy Photo/Jo McInerny The protest outside of Roswell Municipal Court continued on Friday. Jo McInerny of the Animal Welfare Alliance said she was even more determined to picket the...

7th Chisum Shootout concludes today at fairgrounds

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Haley Pybus competes in the Chisum Shootout, being held at the fairgrounds through today. Mark Wilson Photo The Chisum Shootout/New Mexico State Championships is back in Roswell, allowing cowboys and cowgirls to show off their riding and shooting skills for...

Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse hosts annual Playday

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A participant competes in a roping event during the Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse 2012 Playday, Saturday. Julia Bergman Photo “If you were to come early in the season and see some young kids and their learnings and the mistakes they make. … Then you...