Winter weather grips Roswell

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aerie, a 6-year-old White Labrador, was enjoying a romp in the snow Saturday morning at Triangle Park along Garden Street. Trotting alongside this playful girl is Nancy Turner, who said the dog belongs to her daughter. A Roswell native, Turner said she hasn’t seen too many snowfalls like the one we got Friday night. (Timothy [&hellip...

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Roswell Toyota tree decoration contest brings teams the green

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top left: Accepting the second-place award of $1,000 for Roswell High School Project Celebration are RHS seniors Floyd Bell, left, and Aaron Dominguez. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos) Roswell Toyota announced Saturday the winners of its first Christmas tree...


Albuquerque Comic Con starts Friday

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

“But Spock, snow in Roswell only exists in theory!” Actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” series, is a confirmed guest at the Albuquerque Comic Con, scheduled for Jan. 9-11. (Photo courtesy of CBS Studios Inc.)...


IRS tax season set to begin Jan. 20

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The IRS will begin accepting tax returns electronically on Jan. 20. Paper tax returns will begin processing at the same time. The decision follows Congress renewing a number of “extender” provisions of the tax law that expired at the end of 2013. These...


Klopfer, driving force behind changes at library, retires

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Klopfer   In the past 29 years, a lot has changed at the Roswell Public Library. Some of the changes include the renovation of the library, the reorganization of magazines by year, and the promotion of Books for the Blind, a state-funded program that...


Snowmen, women and children

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above and bottom left: Adam and Barbara Means emailed these photos of a “community snowman.” The 6-foot Frosty was built by families on East Byrne Street. (Submitted Photos)    Ana L. Meraz emailed this photo of her daughter, Emily, who built a...


3 newborns at Lovelace christen the new year

January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hunter Holmes was the first baby born at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell in 2015. With Hunter are his proud parents, Craig Holmes and Pearl Navarro. Adalyna Lopez of Roswell was the second baby born at Lovelace at 1:38 p.m. Her parents are Amber Armstrong...


Shot fired at off-duty RPD officer’s home

January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City police are trying to identify and locate the person who fired a gunshot toward an off-duty Roswell police officer as the officer was outside his home the evening of New Year’s Eve. During the drive-by shooting, the officer was not struck by the bullet,...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 31- Jan. 01

January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 31 • At 7:05 a.m., medical call, 500 block of East Country Club Road. • At 9:20 a.m., medical call, 600 block of East Summit Street. • At 10:44 a.m., medical call,...


Champion Motorsports among nation’s top 100 dealers

January 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments Off on Champion Motorsports among nation’s top 100 dealers

Champion Motorsports on West Second Street was named one of the winners of the 2014 Top 100 Dealer Awards, presented by Western Power Sports. The dealership first opened in a 5,000-square-building in Roswell in 1980. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)  ...