Second Saturday sets students’ art aflutter

January 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Second Saturday students work on their flutter flags during Saturday’s lesson. Flutter flags were the creation of Rachel Hayes, the current artist in Roswell’s Artist in Residence program. After making the flutter flags, they were hung up outside the Roswell Museum and Art Center for display. To learn more about Second Saturday, see page C1 [&hellip...

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Olsen seeks more green-thumbs to join Garden Club

January 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Olsen   Isabel Olsen is a friendly woman who spreads her love and knowledge of plants to anyone seeking the joy of gardening. Olsen has been a member of the Home Garden Club for 12 years. In 2008, Olsen completed the Master Gardener program offered by...


Course offers help for prediabetics

January 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Enrollment for the Lifestyle Intervention Course offered at the Chaves County Extension Service, 200 E. Chisum St., Ste. 4, is now open for individuals who have prediabetes or want to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes. An informational meeting will be held on...


Councilors hear transit system presentation

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors were treated to a slide presentation from Pecos Trails Transit Director Anna Aragon on Thursday — a first for the City Council. The presentation was part of City Manager Steve Polasek’s plan to start showcasing city departments and...


Los Cerritos celebrates grand re-opening

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Red Coats helped Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen celebrate its grand re-opening on Thursday. Representing the restaurant are, center from left, Mimi Nevarez, Abel Loya, Joanna Aguilar, manager Roger Garay, and owner Saul...


DOH reports first flu deaths of the season

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health reported on Friday that it has confirmed the state’s first flu-related deaths for the 2014-15 influenza season. The five deaths included a 29-year-old man from Curry County; a 79-year-old woman from Sandoval County; an...


Pickup driver dies in crash near Hobbs

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A fatal crash Thursday west of Hobbs between a commercial vehicle and a pickup truck claimed the life of a 23-year-old Monument man, the NM State Police reported. Samuel Bruton sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 8-9

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 8 • At 8:07 a.m., fire alarm, 500 block of North Virginia Avenue. • At 9:05 a.m., medical call, 800 block of Swinging Spear Road. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, 200...


Easy riders, big and small

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Adam Sandoval, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, made a stop at Champion Motorsports on West Second Street with his pint-sized riding companion, Scooter, a 6-year-old Chihuahua. Sandoval and Scooter are on a quest to raise money for the American Legion Legacy...


Police Chief Smith outlines plans for 2015

January 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police Chief Phil Smith shared some of his plans for 2015 with the Roswell City Council on Thursday, and most of those plans go hand-in-hand with his emphasis on community policing — bringing the residents and the officers together to work toward reducing...