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Murder scene

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police investigate the crime scene in the 200 block of East Bland Street, where Arthur Contreras, 22, of Roswell, was killed Wednesday night. The incident occurred at 10:19 p.m. and the police were still investigating the scene at 10:30 a.m., Thursday. According to Roswell Police Department Public Information Liaison Sabrina Morales, detectives have...

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’tis the season

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rac-A-Taps bring holiday cheer to the residents of Beehive Homes, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Agencies investigate county murders

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is attending an inter-jurisdictional meeting with the New Mexico State Police, Eddy and Lea county Sheriff Departments, the FBI and Hobbs Police Department about the two homicides in Chaves County and the shooting of a Lea...

Holiday Jubilee

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ariana Armenta, right, and Azalea Martinez wrap Christmas presents at ENMU-R, Wednesday, during the school’s Holiday Jubilee, a fundraising event for student clubs and organizations, sponsored by Ambassadors for College Educational Success. Mark Wilson...

P’master to Army: Shoo!

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the first time in several years, the bells of The Salvation Army have been silenced at post office locations around the city due to the postmaster’s enforcement of a longstanding rule. Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army said, recently, Postmaster...

Sanchez brings Mobile Office to Roswell

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez meets with members of Roswell City Council during his Mobile Office Day tour, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Lt. Gov. John Sanchez met face-to-face with constituents and city councilors Wednesday at City Hall to address their state...

Donnell to retire from EDC

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bob Donnell will retire from Economic Development Corporation of Roswell-Chaves County after serving as its executive director since 2002. He will stay on as executive director until a replacement is named, which could be as late as March 2013. Donnell said...

Kiwanis hosts Civic Club Luncheon

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marisa Coates entertains those attending the 63rd annual All Civic Club Luncheon hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Roswell at the Roswell Convention Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo The 63rd annual All Civic Club Luncheon recognized members of 25 local...

Radiant Tree of Hope graces RMAC

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from All Saints Catholic School with help from the Assisteens decorate the Tree of Hope with handmade decorations at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo All Saints Catholic School students gathered at the Roswell Museum and...

Hobbs shooting linked to area murders

November 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The shooting of Lea County Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Tovar on Saturday is linked to two recent homicides in Chaves County. Tovar was struck during an old-style shoot-out as the LCSO and the Hobbs Police Department executed a Chaves County search warrant at 61...