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Good Friday

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds of the faithful make a spiritual pilgrimage during the Stations of the Cross at St. John’s Catholic Church, on Good Friday. The Stations of the Cross are part of Christ’s Passion. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Roswell man gets 5 years on meth charges

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell resident Jesus Vallejos, 23, was sentenced to five years in prison in Las Cruces federal court in Las Cruces, Thursday, for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine. Vallejos will serve a fouryear...

Roswell man gets 5 years on meth charges

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell resident Jesus Vallejos, 23, was sentenced to five years in prison in Las Cruces federal court in Las Cruces, Thursday, for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine. Vallejos will serve a fouryear...

RPD nabs suspected copper thieves

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress near the airport, Thursday. The airport manager and a second witness said they saw a man exiting the building in the 500 block of Gail Harris Avenue with two handsfull of copper. The...

RPD nabs suspected copper thieves

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress near the airport, Thursday. The airport manager and a second witness said they saw a man exiting the building in the 500 block of Gail Harris Avenue with two handsfull of copper. The...

State commander suspends local VFW post, again

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Veterans of Foreign Wars state commander suspended the local Roswell VFW post on Wednesday for violating state liquor laws and national VFW bylaws, VFW members say. State Commander Cathy Brock confirmed the suspension of VFW Post 2575, commonly called the...

State commander suspends local VFW post, again

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Veterans of Foreign Wars state commander suspended the local Roswell VFW post on Wednesday for violating state liquor laws and national VFW bylaws, VFW members say. State Commander Cathy Brock confirmed the suspension of VFW Post 2575, commonly called the...

Hunters protest road closures

April 22, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

About a dozen local hunters showed up at the Chaves County Commissioners monthly business meeting on Thursday to protest proposed road closures. They argued during the annual public road hearing that closing portions of Buchanan Draw Road, southwest of...

Hunters protest road closures

April 22, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

About a dozen local hunters showed up at the Chaves County Commissioners monthly business meeting on Thursday to protest proposed road closures. They argued during the annual public road hearing that closing portions of Buchanan Draw Road, southwest of...

Fire burns 100 acres

April 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell fire officials say about 100 acres burned Thursday just south of the city following an afternoon grass fire. Roswell Fire Department Chief James Salas said the blaze that broke out along Highway 285 near Calusa Road started along the highway....