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Leadership Roswell to assist Pregnancy Resource Center

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Diapers, wipes drive calls on donations The Leadership Roswell Class of 2015 is holding its community project, called “Diapers & Wipes Drive,” today and Sunday. Class members will be in front of Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club and K-mart from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. collecting items for the Chaves County Pregnancy Resource Center. Please donate diapers, [&hellip...

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RSO ends season with guest pianist

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s a wrap! The final concert of the current season — the 55th for Roswell Symphony Orchestra — brought classical music enthusiasts to Pearson Auditorium on April 11. It was a delightfully warm spring evening, which brought an equally delightful...

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Landfill fee waived for ‘Clean’ program

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell citizens have a six-month window to unload for free those ugly structures that might have broken windows or just be broken down. The Clean & Safe Demolitions program offers residents free dumping fees at the city landfill for dilapidated...

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Purpose behind DOH hospital survey unclear

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health has been at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center this week conducting a survey of some kind, two officials said Friday. The purpose of the survey was not revealed by local and state spokespersons. “The Division of Health...

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Correction on A1 of Friday

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An article on A1 of Friday’s edition should have said La Casa de Buena Salud will offer mental health-care support through a drop-in program at 1010 S. Garden Ave., not 1511 S. Grand Ave., until La Casa’s new facility at 110 E. Mescalero Road is fully...

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County to help mental health firm with rent

April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

La Casa de Buena Salud, the new provider of taxpayer funded mental health services in Chaves County, is leasing the former Turquoise Health and Wellness building at 110 E. Mescalero Road in Roswell. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The Chaves County commissioners...

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Back in the trenches

April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The veterans buried at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery at South Park Cemetery probably thought they had seen the last of the trenches and sandbags when they left milItary service. Now a trench, lined with sandbags, as pictured above,...

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Getting ready for the big leagues

April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School band hosted a concert Tuesday night with the bands from Berrendo Middle School and Sierra Middle School. The concert was hosted so that Goddard High School band members could receive feedback from directors on what they need to work on...

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Artesia man admits to big meth find

April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Artesia man found with over 4 pounds of methamphetamine pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges. Martin O. Madrid, 25, pleaded guilty to a felony information charging him with possession of...

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Peachtree celebrates sale

April 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 A ribbon cutting was held Friday to celebrate the purchase of Peachtree Village Retirement Community by Compass Senior Living. A proclamation was read by Mayor Dennis Kintigh. About 300 people turned out for the event. Compass also owns retirement...