Celebrating 25 years in Roswell

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare A 5-megabyte external hard drive was the size of a toaster when Oasis Computers opened in 1989. On Friday, the computer business celebrated its 25th anniversary Friday. The store is locally owned by September and John Wilmink, who are happy to whip your old computer into shape, build you a custom machine, [&hellip...

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Honoring veterans through art

November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dylanne Petros Photos The Roswell Independent School District, a committee of veterans and patriots and the Roswell Sertoma Club sponsored a contest for posters honoring WWII veterans for the Veteran’s Day Celebration. Berrendo Middle School seventh-grader...


GOP to choose House speaker Saturday; Ezzell running for majority whip

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican state Reps. Bob Wooley and Candy Spence Ezzell, both of Roswell, pause for a photo election night at Chaves County Republican Party headquarters in Roswell. Ezzell is running for majority whip in the New Mexico House of Representatives, which will...


CrossFit competition, Food Truck Throwdown come to town Saturday

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tabitha Denny, instructor and owner of CrossFit Vision in Roswell, will host the CrossFit Throwdown this weekend, beginning on Saturday in Cielo Grande Park. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Saturday will bring great food and fitness buffs together at Cielo...


Committee declines action on inventory

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilor and Finance Committee Chairman Caleb Grant refused to approve the city’s fixed asset inventory certification on Thursday when he discovered two reports were incomplete. The fixed asset inventory certification is required as part of the...


Police investigate shot that injured man’s foot

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of South Garden Avenue and East Deming Street. A 26-year-old Roswell man was injured by a single gunshot to the right foot during an altercation, according to a news release from the...


Counterfeit money showing up at businesses; Fake bills seen locally are often of poor quality

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo   In the past two months, Roswell businesses have reported nine instances to police in which someone used or tried to use counterfeit money to purchase merchandise, the Roswell Police Department reports. In most of the cases, fake $100...


Taste of Roswell benefits Salvation Army

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Working as a team, the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Chaves County Economic Development Corp. raised $10,000 for the Salvation Army of Roswell at Wednesday night’s Taste of Roswell. Ten restaurants participated,...


Entrepreneurs discuss ideas during Discovery Day

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michelle Miller, left, founder and CEO of High Desert Discovery District (HD3), and Dr. Beverlee J. McClure, CEO and president of the Association of Commerce and Industry, speak with a panelist Thursday during HD3 Roswell Discovery Day. The discovery days...


Dancing little stars

November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rehearsals were held all day Wednesday at Pueblo Auditorium in the school district’s administration building for “Broadway Bound,” which will feature Broadway-style dance performances by students from Pecos Elementary School. The free performances will...