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Ohanas have Fun in the Sun at Spring River Zoo

August 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Enchanted Squares dance during the Ohana Fun in the Sun event held at Spring River Zoo, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Just about everyone in Roswell knows that Ohana means “family,” thanks in large part to the Sweet Leilani’s Kipuka Hula, and Saturday people had the opportunity see the fun activities Roswell has to offer [&hellip...

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Remembering Sage, ‘everybody’s dog’

August 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Sage receives a final salute from the Patriot Guard Riders as handler and companion Diane Whetsel holds tight to her remains during a memorial service and celebration of the beloved K-9 service dog. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell community gathered Saturday to...

Bobby Goode: Welder, award-winning artist in metal, photographer

August 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bobby Goode welds a piece of angle iron at his shop. Julia Bergman Photo Bobby Goode’s calloused hands smeared with dirt and grime, revealing the wear of working for his family’s welding business since the fifth grade, may render him an unlikely candidate...

J.O.Y. Centers help seniors stay healthy, active, independent

August 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. Chaves County J.O.Y. Centers Inc. is dedicated to helping the...

It’s gonna be a dugout when it’s done

August 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Louie Noriega of Waide Construction builds a dugout for a new baseball field across the street from Goddard High School, Friday morning. Construction has been ongoing for a baseball and soccer field complex. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

RISD numbers drop

August 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

On the 10th day of school, Roswell Independent School District’s enrollment for the 2012-2013 school year is down from last year’s numbers. Superintendent Tom Burris said total enrollment for the district this year is 10,010. “Right now we do it so that...

Working Mother’s Nursery gives back, provides quality child care

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. When you walk into the Working Mother’s Nursery on East Bland...

RPD arrests Chavez for kidnapping

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell man Jessie M. Chavez, 27, was arrested in Hobbs on charges of kidnapping around 6 p.m., Thursday, after Lindsey Mendez, 28, and her 9-year-old son endured 24 hours of terror. On Wednesday afternoon, Mendez’s former boyfriend Chavez, 27, broke into...

Dem HQ opens on Main

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dan Johnson, right, helps Greg Fiser sign up to volunteer at the Democratic headquarters. Chaunte’l Powell Photo With the 2012 Presidential Election quickly approaching, the democratic headquarters in Roswell opened on 2801 N. Main St., during a time when...

Romney stumps in Hobbs

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mitt Romney greets admirers following his speech during a campaign stopover in Hobbs, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Campaigning Thursday in one of New Mexico’s richest oil and gas communities, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney...