Three-vehicle crash sends 4 to ENMMC; Artesia man arrested for reckless endangerment

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A three-vehicle crash that scattered debris over a large area at North Main Street and Mescalero Road snarled traffic around 1 p.m. Tuesday as police, firefighters and EMS personnel responded to the scene. Several of the victims were transported to the hospital, said a spokesman for the Roswell Police Department. (Bill Moffitt Photos)   A [&hellip...

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New VA director vows to address concerns

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Andrew Welch, the new director of the New Mexico VA Health Care System, speaks with Louise Smith, a widow of a veteran, at a VA town hall Tuesday at the Elks Lodge in Artesia. It was Welch’s first town hall since becoming the new director in December. (Jeff...


If buffaloes could fly

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

If buffaloes could fly, let’s hope at least one lands in Roswell. Workers were putting finishing touches on the exterior of Buffalo Wild Wings on Tuesday, including the company logo of a big-winged buffalo. The casual dining restaurant and sports bar is...


Deadline approaches for Early College program

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Early College High School Principal Porter Cutrell, standing at right, discusses the program which is a cooperative effort between the Roswell Independent School District and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell during the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday....


Faulty de-icer, bad weather result in canceled flights

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

American Eagle flights to Roswell International Air Center were canceled over the New Year’s Day holiday due to weather and equipment problems at the RIAC, according to city and airline officials. The canceled flights affected hundreds of travelers trying...


Mallion takes oath

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Municipal Court Judge Louis Mallion, left, was sworn in on New Year’s Day at Roswell City Hall by Magistrate Judge KC Rogers, right. Mallion was nominated by Mayor Dennis Kintigh to fill the remainder of retiring Judge Larry Loy’s term on Dec. 11....


Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 5-6

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 5 • At 7:24 a.m., public assist, 500 block of Linda Drive. • At 7:44 a.m., public assist, 600 block of Apple Street. • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, 400 block of...


Ezzell part of right-to-work effort in NM House

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell state lawmaker Candy Spence Ezzell and two other Republican legislators in the New Mexico House of Representatives have pre-filed legislation that would give New Mexico’s workers the right to choose whether to join a union or to financially...


Community prays for a safe year

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The annual 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting kickoff was Monday night at the convention center. Residents and local leaders joined together to pray for those in need and to pray for a safe year. Prayer gatherings will take place over the next three weeks at...


Planning, Zoning Committee discusses ordinance changes

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the city Planning and Zoning Committee discussed proposed changes to the city’s zoning ordinance on Monday. The committee ultimately sent the proposed ordinance back to city staff for further work, but the main topics of discussion were secondary...