Roswell Symphony Orchestra, bassoonist Meek deliver a ‘Cupid Connection’

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Vonnie Goss   No naked, small-winged creature like Cupid, the legendary son of Venus, Goddess of Love, was in evidence at Pearson Auditorium on the lovely evening of Valentines Day, Feb. 14, but there were many lovers of classical music who gathered to hear the Roswell Symphony Orchestra in a concert titled “A Cupid [&hellip...

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Men from Artesia, Roswell arrested for DWI

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Becerril   Aranda In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and...


CVP brings Valentine’s Day to Kidney Center

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Friday was made a little sweeter and special for patients at the Southeast New Mexico Kidney Center thanks to the Community Volunteer Program of Roswell. Coordinators Johnny Gonzales and Marcella Morris ran a program that gave patients at the center a balloon...


Legislation filed to close loophole in state’s child porn law

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Reps. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R – Bernalillo) and Javier Martinez (D – Bernalillo) on Friday filed legislation supported by Attorney General Hector Balderas to close New Mexico’s child pornography loophole. In New Mexico, defendants who possess...


Jobs, education focus of event

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Maureen Ginn, pastors Artis Allen and Michael K. Shelton, Queen B. Shelton, Alice Wagoner, Debbie Gorham and Richard Gorham, pastor of Ware Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Black History Month was celebrated...


Ponce says farewell to RISD school board

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ponce   Tuesday night was Pauline Ponce’s last night as Roswell Independent School District’s school board president. Ponce has been school board president since 2011 and was recently defeated by Ruben Sanchez for Position 4 on the board. “I and...


Valentine’s Day dreams come true

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Who would think you could celebrate Valentine’s Day at a car dealership? On Saturday, the showroom at Roswell Hyundai was full of anxious customers and their valentines hoping to win this month’s prizes, which included a $75 gift certificate from the...


Roswell leaders meet governor in ‘big room’

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Leadership Class of 2015 had the privilege earlier this month of meeting with Gov. Susana Martinez, front row, second from right, in the governor’s cabinet room at the Roundhouse. Very few members of the general public have been inside the...


Learn about lobbying during Republican Women luncheon

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is invited to attend the Valentine Luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women, which will be held at noon Wednesday at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The topic will be “Lobbying in Santa Fe” with former lobbyists Sharon...


Showing love to new mothers

February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

East Grand Plains Elementary teachers Nichole Chambers (center) and Brittany Griffin (left)  handed out handmade valentines to new mothers at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Friday with the EGP Student Council and Brook Linthicum (right) the head of...