State champions

March 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Hondo Valley boys basketball team celebrate following the Eagles’ win over Quemado in the NMAA Class B State Championship Game on Friday at The Pit. For full coverage, see our sports section. (Lawrence Foster Photo)...

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Pilot picnic

March 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Military pilots in training load up on a barbecue feast provided by Xcel Energy during the Roswell Economic Development Committee appreciation picnic at AV Flight, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Liquor license delayed; e-cigs move ahead

March 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

The American Legion’s request for a liquor license was pulled from the City Council meeting at the last minute Thursday. The council may reconsider it at its next meeting in April. American Legion Commander Orlando Padilla said he was disappointed. The club...


Hung jury in homicide trial

March 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

After nearly three hours of deliberation, the jury could reach no verdict in the case of New Mexico v. Joel Cordoba-Lopez on two counts of homicide by vehicle in the deaths of Mandy Miranda and her son, Joe Albaraz III. The verdict was greeted by stunned...


Overturned Ford

March 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police respond to an accident in the parking area of the Lions Hondo baseball fields on S. Sunset Avenue, after an unidentified 17-year-old male overturned a Ford Explorer Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries and police are unsure of the cause. (Mark...


Rudloff apprehended

March 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rudloff Brian Rudloff, 36, was apprehended in the 6800 block of Golder in Odessa, Texas. He was involved in an incident in Roswell on Monday, where an officer was dragged 30 feet and two patrol units became involved in a crash when they attempted to come to...


Lock of love

March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stylist Ciara Colby prepares to cut more than 12 inches of Mary Rubio’s hair at Just Cuts, Wednesday. Rubio, a cancer survivor, is donating the hair to Locks of Love and it is her second time to give her hair to cancer patients. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


City Council to discuss e-cigs, Legion liquor license

March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Newly elected Mayor Dennis Kintigh and city councilors will meet for a regular City Council meeting tonight to discuss issuing a club liquor license to the American Legion and a ban on electronic cigarettes. Council will discuss taking a first step to amend...


Witness: Damage to the victim’s car was ‘catastrophic’

March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

New Mexico v. Joel Cordoba-Lopez entered its second day of state’s evidence, Wednesday. Cordoba-Lopez is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident and speeding. The crash occurred on Aug. 5, 2012, around 3:54 a.m. when...


Sweets for soldiers

March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nicole Vargas accepts a donation of candy bars on behalf of Adopt a Soldier and Wounded Warrior of New Mexico from Walgreens and assistant store manager Manuel Roman, Wednesday. Walgreens has sold more than $2,100 worth of candy bars that will be distributed...