Theft of signs creates havoc for candidates

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several of City Councilor Dusty Huckabee’s campaign signs along College Boulevard were slashed again Wednesday. Candidates reported that hundreds of signs have been stolen or damaged during the campaign. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Thieves and pranksters apparently have called an open season on campaign signs across much of the city as municipal...

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Upgrade installation

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers for Data Cell of Albuquerque descend the ladder of the water tower located on Earl Cummings Boulevard after installing a fiber upgrade for Sprint, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Courthouse dogs help children through trauma

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Molly B. came to Roswell to visit with employees at the Chaves County Courthouse on Jan. 14. She stayed to assist with stressed students and parents after the Berrendo Middle School shooting. (Courtesy Photo) Several dogs became stars during the Berrendo...


Senate approves aviation sales tax removal bill

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill to cut sales tax on commercial and military aircraft sales and services that promises to create some 125 jobs in Chaves County passed the New Mexico Senate Wednesday. The bill, ushered through the Legislature by state Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Dist. 66,...


Navy pilot training migrates to Roswell

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pilot trainees Ensign Jonathan Glassman, left, and Ensign Travis Edmond are temporarily detached to Roswell from Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla., for Primary Flight Training. (Randal Seyler Photo) Young pilot trainees from the Navy, Coast...


CCRW hosts candidates

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican candidates for City Council answered questions from attendees at a Chaves County Republican Women’s Luncheon Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Daniel Gladu

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniel Gladu, 31, is wanted for embezzlement. The incident occurred on Jan. 26, on the 2000 block of North Main Street. Through the course of the investigation, an officer obtained sufficient probable cause and secured an arrest warrant for Gladu. He is...


Local Scouter Mossman receives Silver Beaver award

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local scouter Willis Mossman was recently awarded the Silver Beaver during the Conquistador Council Annual Banquet in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo) Local Scouter Willis Mossman, assistant webelos leader with Pack 360 (now Pack 97, chartered by the St. Paul’s...


Wings for spring

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Spring has come early to Roswell as a butterfly floats from flower to flower in a garden, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


City receives 21 applications for planning director

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city received nearly two dozen applications to fill the position vacated when its planning director left last month, City Manager Larry Fry said Tuesday. Planning Director Michael Vickers’ last day was Jan. 17. He accepted a position with a contracting...