Kiwanis Club contributes to effort for van

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ed David, president of the Roswell Kiwanis Club, at left, and Kiwanian Gary Spreacker, at right, present a check for $1,000 to Roy Montano, who is raising funds to purchase a handicapped accessible van for a 10-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy. The boy needs a wheelchair accessible van because his grandparents can no longer lift [&hellip...

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Vet honored for 70 years in Legion

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

World War II veteran John Simons Jr., 91, at left, was honored on Monday by the American Legion for his 70 years of continuous service to the organization. Roswell Post 28 Commander Orlando Padilla, center, and Membership Chairperson Nancy Britton visited...


NMED permit delays dairy manure plant

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A plant planned in Chaves County designed to turn dairy waste into biofuel has been delayed at least six months after hitting a snag with its state ground water discharge permit. AG Power broke ground in October on its property at Price’s Lane, with plans...


New Mexico Tech presents STEM Day at ENMU-R

March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Professors from New Mexico Tech drew a crowd of students at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Monday, presenting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Day. The interactive presentations included building and flying water rockets, analyzing...


Best in show

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young ‘Gunner’ sits on a motorcycle seat during the Hobby & Motorcycle Show at the Roswell Adult Center, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


NMWC plans annual job fair

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Job seekers in Chaves County will be in for an “out of this world” experience in April when New Mexico Workforce Connection hosts its annual job fair at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Roswell’s Out of the World Job Fair will be held from 2 to...


‘Angry Hornet’ may fly again

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A single-engine plane flipped over into a field behind 1804 E. College Blvd., around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, after a failed take-off attempt. The owners of “The Angry Hornet” were not injured. State police investigated the crash. The plane continued...


Campaign manager admits Hatch Act filing

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Orie “O.L.” Adcock admitted that he filed a federal complaint against Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder for what he thinks is a violation of an elections law. Adcock, the campaign manager for Snyder’s opponent Gary Graves, denied that the...


Sheriff candidate Graves hopes for better future

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican Gary Graves is a candidate for Chaves County sheriff. (Courtesy Photo) Candidate Gary Graves has a colorful past that includes his recall from office as De Baca County sheriff, a foiled attempt to find Billy the Kid and the permanent loss of his...


Jesse Moore: The art of independence

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jesse Moore, a client at Tobosa Developmental Services, displays a sample of his ceramic artwork on Wednesday. Moore volunteers at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and works at Papa Murphy’s as well as working on his ceramics and paintings. (Randal Seyler...