MENU
-politics

Licensure bill that would reduce credit hours to teach passes Senate

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bill that would reduce the mandatory credit hours needed to enter into the College of Education for elementary and secondary education licensure was adopted by the New Mexico Senate Monday. Students wanting to be elementary and secondary school teachers in New Mexico could graduate quicker and get into the classroom faster if the bill [&hellip...

Read More
-politics

Lobbying ban bill passes House

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill that would bar state officials from becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving their government posts was adopted by the New Mexico House of Representatives Monday. House Bill 241 would require elected officials and some government workers to wait...

no-image1-537x350

Donations of new, used books for Head Start being taken

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Sunrise Optimist Club is collecting children’s books to donate to the Head Start program in Roswell. New and used picture books, numbers books, children’s books, early-reader literature and other types will make good donations for youths 4 to 8 years...

031015-COP-TRAINING

RPD officers receive court training

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers of the Roswell Police Department spent time Friday and Monday receiving training in how to effectively present criminal cases in court. Police officers present their own cases when it comes to bench trials (those heard solely by a judge rather than a...

031015-BHM-GROUP-SHOT

Immanuel Church observes black history

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 The 22nd annual Youth Black History Program was held Saturday at Immanuel Church of God in Christ, 1004 N. Union Ave., in Roswell, with the theme “Unity in the Community.” The purpose of the program was to unite and educate the youth of Roswell. The...

dwi-web

DWI arrests March 7-8

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

RFD-patch

Fire Call Log — March 6-9

March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 6 • At 7:39 a.m., motor vehicle accident, 600 block of North Delaware Avenue. • At 7:48 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Main Street and Ballard Street. • At...

030815-SOUP-N-BOWL-ROOM

A sea of bowls

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 1,300 handmade ceramic bowls were donated to Saturday’s Soup ’n Bowl event at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art.  The majority of the bowls were made by the Pecos Valley Potters Guild. Other bowls were made by middle school students and...

no-image1-537x350

Entry forms for 18th annual Knowledge Bowl now available

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Literacy Council will present its 18th annual Knowledge Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at the Chaves County J.O.Y. Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave. This will be a fun-filled afternoon of trivia with a silent auction and prizes. Literacy will...

030815-ARTFAIRE

Just in time for Easter

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a hiatus of several years, the Roswell ArtFaire is back in action. The fair continues today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. Admission is only $1, and all the arts and crafts displayed by vendors are handmade. There...