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Feds arrest Barela for firearm possession

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Xavier Barela, 36, now faces federal charges as felon in possession of a firearm. The Roswell Police Department arrested Barela on the weekend of April 21, following a traffic stop. When he was pulled over, Barela tossed a gun to the passenger. A search warrant done upon his vehicle unearthed some 16 cellphones, gift cards, [&hellip...

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ENMU-R, Sacred Power, Xcel Energy commission carport

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Riley Hill, president and CEO of Southwestern Public Service Co., speaks to attendees at the commissioning ceremony for a new solar carport on the ENMU-Roswell campus as Dr. John Madden, ENMU-R president, listens. Julia Bergman Photo On one of the cloudiest...

‘Who put that hole there?’

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Nature’s Dairy delivery truck sinks into the pavement Tuesday morning near the former Alco Store, 900 W. Hobbs St. Dale Juarez, driver, said he was driving in the area after making a delivery when suddenly the left rear tires fell into an unmarked hole....

Lawrence jury trial under way

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (6)

The jury trial for David Lawrence, former Goddard high School coach, started Tuesday. Lawrence is charged with criminal sexual contact after allegations of sexual misconduct with a student on Feb. 4, 2011. In her opening statement, Assistant District Attorney...

Dexter council OK’s shaky audit

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Town of Dexter faced and consequently approved its audit for the 2011 fiscal year, Tuesday, which includes findings of alleged fraudulent use of taxpayer’s money for personal use and discloses instances of noncompliance. The Dexter Council approved the...

Watch out here we come!!!

May 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Kindergartners at Washington Avenue Elementary students ‘drive’ their homemade vehicles through the halls during the annual Transportation Parade, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Ruidoso man arrested for alleged assault

May 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs Police arrested Kenneth Kaulay, 40, on unrelated charges, Monday. He was taken to the Lincoln County Detention Center where the Ruidoso Police served an arrest warrant on charges of criminal sexual penetration, kidnapping,...

Eldridge receives Purple Heart at ESGR banquet

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Gary Smith, ESGR area chairman, Dorothy Canon and Ray Battaglini, N.M. ESGR chairman, pose with National Guardsman during the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve banquet at the Civic Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Bert Eldridge “was...

LULAC honors 4 at annual awards banquet

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aailyay Gustamantes and the Folklorico Dancers wait to perform during the 83rd New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens State Convention at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico LULAC held its State...

An abundance of fun

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Team Cattleman’s compete in the women’s division of tug of war during the Party on the River, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Party on the River kicked off Saturday at Cahoon Park, bringing hundreds of families under the sun to enjoy an assortment...