ILEA delegates welcomed to city

May 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

ILEA delegates from Mozambique listen to program speakers with the aid of a Portuguese translator at a welcoming ceremony held Wednesday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   They may speak different languages and live in countries thousands of miles away, but one thing they all have in common is [&hellip...

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City demos upset some, please others

May 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Virgil Woods looks over the back of a house at 310 Swinging Spear Road he and his wife have been maintaining since the home burned on Feb. 1, displacing its residents. The home has been targeted for demolition by Roswell city leaders. Virgil Woods and his...


Roswell police officers exonerated in shooting

May 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, from left, Police Chief Phillip Smith and District Attorney Janetta B. Hicks discuss the exoneration of two Roswell Police Department officers after a jury concluded that the officers had not violated the rights of Rudy Lucero through...


Memorial arrival

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veterans and supporters were on hand Wednesday at the site of the proposed Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery as sections of the cemetery’s memorial were delivered by a trucking firm from the A&E television show, “Shipping Wars.” The grand...


Postal carriers to collect food Saturday

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Postal carriers from the Roswell main carrier annex are pictured with Pastor Mark Green and driver Bobby Rollins of Harvest Ministries, who are in the back row, second from right and far right respectively. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   This Saturday,...


Police release name of person of interest in Torrez murder

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sifuentes   Roswell Police released the name of a person of interest in the May 1 murder of Jessica Torrez. Matthew Sifuentes, 30, has been named as a person of interest in the homicide, which occurred on to the 1500 block of North Montana around 8:30...


RPD to hold public meeting on grant application

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department will be holding a public hearing on the 2014-15 Justice Assistance Grant Application at 3 p.m. on May 13, at the police department, located at 128 W. Second St. Members from both the Roswell Police Department and the Chaves...


Music and ministry

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Ohana family of Hauula, Hawaii, perform traditional Hawaiian music while also ministering to the residents of Sunset Villa in Roswell, Tuesday. The Ohana family of the Living God Ministry has been in Chaves County this week, and they wrapped up their...


Perry wants court opinion on medical marijuana dispensaries

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Planning and Zoning Council Committee Chairman and City Councilor Jason Perry asked City Manager Larry Fry to look into seeking a district court opinion on what control, if any, local government may have over medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits....


Active shooting expert: ‘Fight for your life’

May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Mike Herrington with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office discusses surviving an active shooter situation at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Active killers can strike anywhere, at anytime, and the best defense is...