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Bear cub leaves

March 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Spring River Zoo bear cub decided to take a walk on the wild side Thursday. At about 2 p.m., one of the two new baby bears at the Spring River Zoo decided to take a walk around the roof of her enclosure, according to a news release from the park. A couple visiting the [&hellip...

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Chamber to present ‘Gift of Attitude’

March 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce will hold a banquet Thursday featuring “The Gift of Attitude” with guest speaker Sam Glenn. This event begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the Roswell Convention Center. “We will begin the evening with music and...

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Judge finds Campbell competent to stand trial

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

District Judge Freddie Romero ruled on Friday that 12-year-old Mason Campbell, the boy accused of shooting two classmates at Berrendo Middle School, is competent to assist with his defense and stand trial. However, Campbell’s attorneys told the court...

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Goddard senior Hart qualifies for int’l Taekwon-Do competition event

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bryce Hart, left, practices Wednesday with instructor Dwayne Worley at the Roswell Adult Center. Hart is preparing to compete in the International Taekwon-Do Federation World Championships, which will be held in Rome, Italy, in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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Ex-legislator Coll of Santa Fe dies at 82

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Coll SANTA FE — Former state Rep. Max Coll of Santa Fe, longtime legislative budget committee chairman, has died at age 82. Sen. Peter Wirth, a family friend, said Friday that Coll died Thursday night after suffering a stroke last week. Coll, who began his...

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Street closures set for this weekend

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Two sections of roadway will be closed this weekend as the city continues its slurry seal pavement maintenance program. East Country Club Road from Garden Avenue east to the railroad tracks will close today. East College Avenue from North Main Street east to...

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Pearce accepts resignation from new press secretary

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, asked for and accepted the resignation of his new press secretary, Rebekah Stevens, saying her past had become a distraction. “When I hired Miss Stevens, I hoped she could transition from activist to become an asset to the...

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Birds of prey

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vultures soar over the historic district near downtown Roswell late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Feds list prairie chicken as threatened

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species...

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Library board discusses member nominations

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Public Library Board of Directors are looking at nominees for two open positions on the board. “We have two members leaving the board, and we are open to suggestions from board members for possible replacements,” said board...