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A grand addition

September 20, 2014 • Local News, UncategorizedComments (0)

A dedication ceremony was held Friday to celebrate the acquisition of a Bösendorfer grand piano for the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Roswell musician Ted Schooley traveled to the Bosendorfer factory show room in Vienna, Austria, to  select the piano. The Bösendorfer sound is usually described as darker or richer than the purer but less [&hellip...

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Rainbow after the rain

September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This rainbow was seen around 5 p.m. Friday from South Lea Street. After what seemed like endless days of clouds and rain, the sun finally came out. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)...

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Esperanza House closes after losing city funding

September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Esperanza House, a safe-house interview program for children who are victims of sexual abuse, has closed, after losing $50,000 in funding from the city of Roswell. The program provided forensic interviewing for abused children and nursing exams for women who...

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Real men sew quilts

September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Quilter R. Charles White, right, discusses the detailed work that went into one of his quilts with another quilter, Rick Schneck of Belen. Scheck said he and his wife made a day trip to Roswell for the quilt show. “This is a good show,” Schneck said....

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Medical center auxiliary awards scholarships

September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Auxiliary awarded scholarships totaling $21,750 to the following students for the fall 2014 semester: Rosemarie Adajar, Katrina Armendariz, Merysa Avitia, Jeanette Baker, Brandy Barr, Sarah Bejarano, Tiffanie Bolanos, Lauren...

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A cut for a good cause

September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katherine Lockerby has suffered from tumors in her thyroid gland for the past five years. When she was 16, doctors found three non-cancerous thyroid tumors. Two months ago, she had an ultrasound and found out the largest tumor had doubled in size. She was...

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Easy rider

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leon Buckner, of Roswell, checks the 350-cubic-inch Chevrolet engine on his custom-made three-wheeled motorcycle before heading to Ruidoso for the annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally (formerly known as “Aspencade”). The former owner of Leon’s Auto...

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Board goes on record against recreational pot; Commission proposes law to regulate adult businesses

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners demonstrated a united front Thursday against recreational marijuana and adult businesses, although the county’s leaders acknowledged there is only so much they can do to prevent both from sprouting up in Chaves County. The...

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Roswell airport to receive $6.6M

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Thursday that the Department of Transportation has awarded more than $14 million in grants to support air transportation in New Mexico. The Roswell International Air Center will receive...

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United Way provides scholarships for day care; Family Resource & Referral programs nurture children

September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Providing quality pre-school care for children is the mission of the Working Mothers Day Nursery, located at 500 E. Bland St., and the United Way of Chaves County helps them accomplish that mission. The nursery is part of Family Resource & Referral, a...