Fight or flight

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Startled geese scramble for the relative safety of the pond at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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NMSP arrest Gomez for homicide

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gomez The New Mexico State Police arrested Adalberto (Albert) Gomez, 24, in Las Cruces around 7 p.m. Monday. Gomez was wanted on charges of murder for the slaying of Juan (Pun) Gonzales that occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, when officers from the...

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Veterans cemetery dedicated in Roswell

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

After years of struggle, it took the strong will of local veterans, officials and community businesses to provide Roswell with its own official cemetery to honor its service men and women. U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Robert Jensen stood in the bitter cold...


Roswell man dies in vehicle collision

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man, Kevin Avery, 37, died Saturday after his motorcycle crashed into a car that was turning onto Main Street. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of North Main and 12th streets. The driver told officials she was leaving...


Shooting after minor car accident

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Officers with the Roswell Police Department responded to the 300 block of South Delaware Avenue in reference to a shooting around 7:15 p.m. Sunday. RPD Public Information Liaison Sabrina Morales said the female victim, who was travelling southbound on...


Local author Arias inspired by family, gardening and faith

December 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veronica Arias stands with a display of her recently published book, “Letters from the Garden: A Spiritual Journey,” Dec. 12 at the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Tareada at the American Legion. (Courtesy Photo) Veronica Arias...


Dunn declares run for land commissioner

December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

Rancher Aubrey Dunn, center, chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water District, has announced his candidacy for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands. (Courtesy Photo) Chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water Conservation District Aubrey Dunn...


Robbers steal family’s savings

December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

One Dexter woman did not expect what fate threw her way after she watched her husband, Edwin Adams, die on Dec. 21 in Mesilla Valley Hospital. That night, Beth Adams became stranded in Cloudcroft at her daughter’s house because of snow. She phoned a family...


Chaves County prints new marriage licenses after ruling

December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clerk Dave Kunko holds the newly changed Chaves County marriage certificates his office received Thursday. Changes were made to remove references to “man and wife” and replace them with “spouse” after the state Supreme Court decided gay marriage was...


Saint Andrew’s hosting Breakfast

December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Free food? Free shots? Free blood pressure check? Saint Andrew’s has it all, this weekend. Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 505 North Pennsylvania Ave. will hold a free community breakfast today from 7:30-10 a.m. Free blood pressure checks and free flu...