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Survivors take first Walk for Hope lap

May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patriot Guard riders display flags prior to the playing of the national anthem during the Walk for Hope Cancer fundraiser at Cielo Grande, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Thousands of people sent a message of hope to the cancer community at Cielo Grande Park on Friday, raising money for the Chaves County Cancer Fund during [&hellip...

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NMMI Keeps Roswell Beautiful

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Keep Roswell Beautiful Beautification Award was presented to the New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday. Posing for a photo with the NMMI grounds crew (background) are, from left: Renee Roach, Rita Kane-Doerhoefer, Joan Blodgett, Dave White and Kent...

DuBois seeks Senate District 33 seat

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stephanie DuBois Democrat Stephanie DuBois, a longtime small business owner, says she is seeking election to the newly redistricted state Senate District 33 seat. The seat is currently represented by Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, who announced in April that he...

2011 Sci-Fi Film Fest earns Roswell TIARA

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell was recognized for excellence in the New Mexico tourism industry Wednesday, capturing New Event of the Year at the 2012 Tourism Association of New Mexico TIARA Awards. The city received the award for the 2011 Roswell International Sci-Fi Film...

Hint from Heloise: Literacy is fun

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Syndicated newspaper columnist Heloise meets her fans during a reception held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Heloise provided Roswell with plenty of hints Thursday, as hundreds of fans poured into the Civic Center to hear...

Mayor honors RPD officers

May 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney and Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis during a ceremony, Wednesday, in which Jurney proclaimed the day as Roswell Police Day. Jessica Palmer Photo Mayor Del Jurney came to the Roswell Police Department, Wednesday, to honor the officers for...

Coronado bonds out

May 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oscar Coronado Oscar Coronado, 64, bonded out of Chaves County Detention Center, Tuesday, after a bond reduction from $250,000 to $50,000 cash or surety bond on charges of three counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal...

DAs replace VINE with NMSAVIN

May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMSAVIN, or New Mexico State Automated Information Network, was launched Monday. SAVIN replaces the old contracted VINE system. “This system offers significant savings, in excess of $500,000 annually statewide. The VINE service is an excellent system but...

400 kids have Super Day at ENMU-R

May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area students learn martial arts during the RISD Gifted Super Day program at ENMU-R, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Gifted students from 16 area schools participated in Super Day at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Tuesday, exploring community resources...

RISD ’11 HS grad rate 71.6%

May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

While the statewide four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2011 dropped to 63 percent, a decrease of 4.3 percent over the year before, the Roswell Independent School District’s graduation rates for the same period remained relatively unchanged. The...