Jones wins Reserve Champion Broiler

October 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Addison Jones, 10, of Roswell, won Reserve Champion Broiler. She is a member of Barn Buddies 4H. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...

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Daniel wins Grand Champion Meat Pen

October 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brittany Daniel, 10, of Roswell, won for Grand Champion Meat Pen. She is a member of Berrendo 4H. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...


Winn wins Grand Champion Lamb, Kline is Reserve Champion

October 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kaylin Kline, 11, of Artesia, won Reserve Champion Lamb. He is a member of Cottonwood 4H. Laura Winn, 15, of Moriarty, won for Grand Champion Lamb. She is a member of Torrence County 4H. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...


Martinez announces 50 new jobs at AerSale

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez announces Wednesday the creation of 50 new jobs at Aersale. Seated behind Martinez are Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, left, and AerSale CEO Nicolas Finazzo. (Charles Fischer Photo)   Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednesday the...


Governor congratulates Berrendo Middle on nat’l Blue Ribbon achievement

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez greets students at Berrendo Middle School Wednesday before congratulating the staff, teachers and students on being chosen by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)  ...


Judge dismisses dunes sagebrush lizard lawsuit

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras on Tuesday rejected claims by two environmental groups, Defenders of Wildlife and Center for Biological Diversity, that in 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) improperly withdrew its proposed listing of the...


‘Healthy Kids’ prepare for Mayor’s Challenge

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paula Camp, at right, coordinator for Healthy Kids of Chaves County, discusses the various programs the health initiative sponsors in local schools, including this month’s 5-2-1-O Mayor’s Challenge, which challenges third-graders to 21 days of healthier...


Refuge, theater combine forces for Domestic Abuse Awareness Month

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The cast of “Family Secrets,” which will be performed Oct. 17-19 at the Roswell Little Theatre. (Submitted Photo)   Roswell Refuge for Battered Women and the Roswell Community Little Theatre have joined forces to raise awareness of domestic abuse....


Planning Commission changes meeting time; Commissioners approve zoning, permit requests

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Planning & Zoning commissioners voted to move their meeting time ahead by one hour, from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. “I’m always here at 6:30 waiting on you all anyway,” Commissioner Toby Gross said, jokingly. The commission’s time change mirrors the...


McCall wins Market Swine competition

October 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Caleb McCall, 13, of Torrance County, is the winner of the Grand Champion Market Swine at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. He is a member of the Moriarty FFA and has been raising swine since he was 9 years old. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...