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Man fatally shot during burglary

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Police and emergency personnel respond to a shooting at 1506 W. Third St. around 2 p.m., Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A man was shot and killed, Tuesday afternoon, in a burglary that went horribly wrong. The Roswell Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 1500 block of West Third Street around 2 [&hellip...

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Roswell briefly becomes winter wonderland

December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Long shadows cast from the rising sun spread across newly fallen snow at Cahoon Park, Monday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Lawrence testifies to keep license

December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

The witness testimony for the hearing of the New Mexico Public Education Department vs. David Lawrence was held, Monday, at the Roswell Independent School District school board room. The hearing was called to review the former Goddard High School coach’s...

Redcoats honor Madlyn Wafful

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lifetime Roswell Redcoats member Madlyn Wafful (seated) and president Ruth Wise share a laugh Friday during a surprise party in Wafful’s honor thrown by the organization. Ilissa Gilmore Photo The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats recognized one of its...

Grinch-proof

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A sign of the times when Christimas decorations have to be anchored to a tree. Rudolph looks a bit bemused at having his feet chained. Friday marked the unofficial start of the Christmas season with the first police reports of theft of holiday ornaments. One...

Salvation Army Toy Run

December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph, prepare to depart from the Roswell Mall parking lot during the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s Toy Run for The Salvation Army, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Edward Seitz rebuilds his life after losing everything

December 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Edward Seitz poses in front of the Roswell Adult Center, the place where he was shown love and compassion when he needed it the most. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Edward Seitz has always loved working with his hands. Since the age of 13, he’s worked in...

Artist John Cerney wants to make scene near city

December 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Muralist John Cerney of Salinas, Calif., shows a conceptual art piece to the Chamber of Commerce, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo The scenery along a highway near you might soon inspire an epidemic of double takes. Outdoor artist and California native John Cerney...

They do Christmas dances, too

December 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Sweet Leilani’s perform Hawaiian and Christmas dances at Lovelace Regional Hospital, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

BLM gets land for chicken

December 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lesser prairie chicken. USFWS Photo ROSWELL (AP) — The area of protection for the lesser prairie chicken in New Mexico is expanding. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management acquired 1,789 acres of land in eastern Chaves County earlier this month that will become...