ENMU-R honors largest fall grad class in its history

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-R graduates clown around prior to commencement ceremonies at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The largest fall graduating class in the history of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell attended its commencement convocation at Roswell Convention & Civic Center Thursday evening. The university graduated...

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Council discusses medical cannabis zoning

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A medical marijuana distributor could open a store in Roswell, City Councilors concluded after discussing whether to change a zoning ordinance Thursday. But a final vote to remove restrictions was postponed. Several councilors spoke in favor of a medical...


K-Bob’s Steakhouse open for business

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bartender Brian Schwarz and Jazmon Miller, corporate bar trainer for K-Bob’s Steakhouse, a restaurant chain based in Santa Fe, stand behind the new steakhouse’s bar during lunch hour traffic. (Tess Townsend photo) Business is already booming at the new...


Mulcahy takes reins at EDC

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A reception was held Thursday at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce for newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director John Mulcahy, center. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development...


Job Corps students show off their skills

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students in the Job Corps Culinary Arts program prepared and served the food for Job Corps’ quarterly luncheon Thursday. The luncheon is meant to keep companies in the community up to date with everything Job Corps is doing, and also acts as a forum to...


High speed pursuit through city ends in arrest

December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mann Pecos Valley Communications dispatched authorities, around 1 a.m. Wednesday, after receiving calls about a suspicious vehicle and an attempted burglary at a restaurant located near the intersection of Southeast Main and Poe Street. Shane C. Mann, 26,...


Holiday glow

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Festive holiday decorations light up the night along Gaye Drive, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


UFO Museum to get makeover, movie prop

December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers will soon start remodeling the exterior of the International UFO Museum and Research Center and install a new marquee. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Workers will soon start remodeling the exterior of the UFO Museum and Research Center, replacing the marquee...


Intimate performance by Santa Fe Opera evokes emotion at AMOCA 

December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Santa Fe Opera move the audience at the Anderson Museum Wednesday. From left to right: Kirt Pavitt (pianist), Joshua Dennis, Sara Heaton and Joseph Dennis. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The music was heard in every room of the Anderson Museum of...


Deadline to enroll in Jan. 1 NMHIX plans is Dec. 23

December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patients have less than two weeks to enroll in health plans with Jan. 1 effective dates on the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX). The deadline was originally set at Dec. 15, but has been extended to Dec. 23 due to glitches in the exchange website....