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Police buy infant formula for shoplifting dad

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police buy infant formula for shoplifting dad

Roswell Police officers, along with a New Mexico State Police officer, helped a man provide baby formula for his child instead of arresting the father for shoplifting on Sunday. The officers responded to Albertson’s on South Main Street in reference to a shoplifting report, and were surprised by what they found. “We got called to [&hellip...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 11-13

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 11-13

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 11 • At 8:31 a.m., medical call, 4200 block of South Main Street. • At 10:49 a.m., grass fire call, West Albuquerque Street and South Kansas Avenue. • At 10:53...

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Girl power

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Girl power

Missouri Avenue Elementary fourth-grade students Emma Munoz and Misha Henthorn led a food drive at the school and collected more than 1,300 cans for a local food bank. The can goods will be delivered to the Good Samaritan food bank just in time to help out...

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New McDonald’s to open Tuesday, bringing 70 jobs

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on New McDonald’s to open Tuesday, bringing 70 jobs

Area Supervisor Danny Kemp, Store Manager Jouanna Lara, Owner Operator John Snowberger and Director of Operations Cedric Cota were all at the new McDonald’s on Thursday preparing for the grand opening of the new store, which will start serving customers at...

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Wreaths worldwide honor vets during the holiday season

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Wreaths worldwide honor vets during the holiday season

Above: Motorcycles line up at the entrance of the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery Saturday morning. Patriot Guard Riders, American Legion Post 28 Legion Riders, the Vietnam Veterans of America and many other motorcyclists helped lead the way to the...

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‘More joys than challenges’: Down Syndrome Foundation grows under Holman’s leadership

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on ‘More joys than challenges’: Down Syndrome Foundation grows under Holman’s leadership

Roswell native Missy Holman is executive director of the Southeast Down Syndrome Foundation. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Interior design may seem like an unlikely skill set for someone who oversees a nonprofit agency. But for Missy Holman, who has...

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Early college program looking for new students

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Early college program looking for new students

The early college program at University High School took off this school year and the program is ready for more eager students who wish to get a jump-start on their college careers. Porter Cutrell, principal at University High School, said there are about 250...

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Folklorico puts on a show

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Folklorico puts on a show

The annual holiday show, presented by Roswell Folklorico, took place Saturday afternoon at the Roswell Mall. The area in front of Bealls was packed with family members and spectators as children and adults danced through the regions of Chihuahua, Guerrero,...

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Cadets involved in NMMI attack no longer enrolled

December 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Cadets involved in NMMI attack no longer enrolled

Three recent cadets at New Mexico Military Institute implicated or involved in a ninja-style attack on the campus last month are no longer on the roster of cadets. Ejiroghene Sipho Michael Adjekuko, 19, of Atlanta, and Chance Butler, 16, of Pampa, Texas, were...

Congrats grads!

December 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Congrats grads!

Dylanne Petros Photos Above: A recent ENMU-R graduate celebrates with her diploma after the graduation ceremony Thursday night. Below: Melissa Juarez, the featured speaker at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s winter graduation, speaks to the crowd...