Suspects captured after pursuit, collision

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Authorities arrested three burglary suspects as they attempted to flee on foot from this black Ford Explorer, which crashed into the Impala as it was being chased by police. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   The solitude of a quiet neighborhood in the northwest corner of the city was disrupted Tuesday after a black Ford Explorer [&hellip...

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Roswell teacher dies in crash

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The remains of a Ford Explorer sit mangled Monday night after its driver, Victor Torrez, 35, of Roswell, allegedly crossed over the center line and hit Roswell school teacher Lori Johnson head on, killing her. Torrez was transported to a hospital in Lubbock,...


City pays $65K-plus to 27 employees

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than police officers and utility workers are cashing in after the city of Roswell agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement with unionized employees recently. All personnel on the city payroll were affected financially when the City Council...


From Germany with love

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, left, presents the key to the city to Roswell’s latest visitors, Angela Schubert and Alexander Moeckel who are joint sponsors for a group of 20 German students on a week-long stay as the guests of Sharon Bell, far right, who teaches...


Most Wanted: Arthur Mestas

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Arthur Jason Mestas, also known as, Jason Stone, is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Mestas, 41, is described as 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds, with tattoos on his left arm and hand and his right...


Municipal Court offers amnesty

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Municipal Court again will offer amnesty through this Thursday to those who have fallen behind on paying fines or performing mandated community service. It is a chance to avoid additional fines by establishing a payment plan and getting the...


Junkyard property owner says he’s on it

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ernest “Rod” Tricarico, owner of this property at 6105 N. Main St., says he will clean up the land by Aug. 1. The Chaves County commission last week ordered Tricarico to clean up the property within 15 days or face a lien on the property. Tricarico...


Hangin’ at the rodeo

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cowboys literally “head out into the sunset” in the parking lot at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds Saturday during the Bob Crosby Open Ranch Rodeo. (Bill Moffitt Photos)   Cohdy Seely, 5, of Roswell, watches the action at the ranch rodeo at the...


Morning sun

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morning sunlight filters through the branches of a tree and gives a cloud-like effect to the sprinklers as they water a yard in the 500 block of West Hervey Drive Monday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 80s this week. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April. 16-20

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 16 • At 10:13 a.m., fire alarm, 1000 block of South Mulberry Avenue. • At 11 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 11:50 a.m., medical call,...