Car crashes into electrical box

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A city employee was called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision Friday night near the intersection of Lea Avenue and Second Street in which one vehicle crashed into an electrical box, exposing live wires. No one was injured in the crash. No other information was available at press time. (Max Scally Photo)...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 4 – 5

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 4 • At 7:53 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of North Wilshire Boulevard. • At 8:03 a.m., structure fire, 100 block of South Lea Avenue. • At 8:51 a.m., medical...


ENMU-R welcomes new board members

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tschabrun Trujillo Fresquez Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell welcomes new Community College Board member, Dawn Tschabrun, who was elected to the position by Chaves County voters on Feb. 3. She joins Mireya Trujillo and Ralph Fresquez who were reelected...


Hagerman’s zero voter turnout causes uncertainty

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hagerman’s school board elections on Tuesday demonstrate you should never believe your vote doesn’t matter, particularly if you’re a candidate. Zero voter turnout Tuesday for three Hagerman school board races had local officials scratching their heads...


Committee OKs funding for events

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Finance Committee approved three Lodgers’ Tax requests on the City Council for final approval on Thursday morning. Requests from the 31st annual Milkman Triathlon, the Roswell Road Race Series, and the 2015 Senior Olympics state games were approved...


CIC discusses possible new entry signs

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo   New welcome signs for Roswell’s roadsides were the topic of discussion by the Community Improvement Commission, which met Thursday at Roswell City Hall. Elizabeth Stark-Rankins, support services administrator, shared with the...


The friendly skies of Roswell

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The cold weather didn’t chill the spirits of the U.S. Navy pilots and student pilots of Training Squadron Two from Milton, Florida. Their commander is Joe McGilley, executive officer. A barbecue served by Peppers Grill & Bar was held for the pilots in...


Hobbs gun shop owner gets prison sentence

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The owner of a gun shop in Hobbs has been sentenced to 12 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for violating federal firearms laws. Carlos Jonathan Cruz, 32, the owner of Hobbs Satellite Company Pawn Guns & Ammo, was...


Tech summer camp for middle-school girls needs nominations by Feb. 13

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Does your daughter have a sharp mind and an interest in science or technology? If so, she will not want to miss the once-in-a-lifetime science/technology summer camp, to be held at New Mexico Highlands University from July 12-18. Middle school science, math...


Volunteers needed for Valentine’s Day event

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Community Volunteer Program volunteers Marcella Morris, Jaryd Musgrave and Charlotte Barrera prepare Valentines on Wednesday for the annual Valentine’s Party, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 14. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Valentine’s...