Families needed for exchange students

August 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. These personable and academically selected exchange students are conversant in English, bright, curious and...

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City sees gas price war

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top: The Chisum Travel Center just north of city limits was one of several locations in Roswell Tuesday where regular gas could be purchased for $2.99 a gallon. Above left: On Saturday, gas was as low as $2.89 at the Allsup’s convenience store at North Main...


Attorney: Women still face pay challenges, discrimination

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Susan Scott, left, discusses equality and women’s pay while guest speakers Paige Duhamel, center, and Pamelya Herndon, executive director of the Southwest Women’s Law Center, listen during a program on Monday at the Roswell Public Library. The program...


Director: Planetarium hosted 1,700 during fest

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marcus De Thouars, new director of the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium, center, discusses the number of visitors to the planetarium while Roswell Museum and Art Center Director Michael Hall, left, and Chaves County Tourism Council Chairwoman Judy Stubbs,...


Dead body found in Hagerman canal

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hagerman Police officers are investigating a dead body discovered in a canal on Tuesday morning. A resident out for a morning walk discovered the body of a 69-year-old man in the Hagerman Canal about 100 yards from Allsup’s at about 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday,...

Hilario G. Martinez

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A rosary is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for Hilario G. Martinez, 72, who passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Graveside services will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Ballard...


Water projects top city’s wish list

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council’s Finance Committee on Monday prioritized its list of capital projects for consideration of funding by state and federal lawmakers, with an emphasis on water supply projects. The Finance Committee’s recommendations for the...


Gateway christens new science lab

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Christian School freshmen Blane Hendrix, left, David La Vopa, center, and Lee Uriques give their best science geek poses moments after the ribbon cutting for the school’s new science lab. The ceremony was attended by school officials, parents and...


City to consider updated ordinance

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Lucero, city alarms administrator, discusses the proprosed changes to the city’s alarm ordinance. The police committee approved forwarding the revised ordinance on to the councilors for discussion at Thursday’s city council meeting. (Randal Seyler...


Shelter to expand hours of operation

August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police Chief Phil Smith, at right, discusses the city animal control services with the members of the city Police Committee on Monday at City Hall. The animal shelter is in the process of expanding its hours to include weekends. (Randal Seyler Photo)  ...