Hispano chamber declines county funds

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce has declined $5,000 of economic development funding that it had been allocated last year by the Chaves County Commission. Hispano chamber executive director Romo Villegas said in a Nov. 18 letter to county leaders that the Hispano chamber appreciated the public funding, but that the Hispano chamber’s board of...

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Director: City cemetery oversight now under parks department

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parks and Recreation Committee listens as Parks Director Tim Williams, top right, discusses a resolution to apply for a $452,000 state Department of Transportation grant for the city’s recreational trails program. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The...


Workshop to assist in health insurance open enrollment

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

La Casa Family Health Center will be hosting a health insurance enrollment workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Roswell. Professionally trained enrollment counselors will be on hand to provide assistance to anyone who might have questions or need...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Jose Ramon Montoya

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jose Ramon Montoya   Jose Ramon Montoya, 21, is wanted on charges of vehicle burglary, larceny and receiving stolen property. Police say Montoya is wanted in connection to an incident reported on Nov. 22 in which vehicles stored in a lot by a repair shop...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 2-5

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 2 • At 7:15 a.m., motor vehicle accident, Clovis Highway and Caballo Road. • At 8:16 a.m., carbon monoxide check, Lost Trail Road. • At 8:46 a.m., medical call,...


Winter weather grips Roswell

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aerie, a 6-year-old White Labrador, was enjoying a romp in the snow Saturday morning at Triangle Park along Garden Street. Trotting alongside this playful girl is Nancy Turner, who said the dog belongs to her daughter. A Roswell native, Turner said she...


Roswell Toyota tree decoration contest brings teams the green

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top left: Accepting the second-place award of $1,000 for Roswell High School Project Celebration are RHS seniors Floyd Bell, left, and Aaron Dominguez. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos) Roswell Toyota announced Saturday the winners of its first Christmas tree...


Albuquerque Comic Con starts Friday

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

“But Spock, snow in Roswell only exists in theory!” Actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” series, is a confirmed guest at the Albuquerque Comic Con, scheduled for Jan. 9-11. (Photo courtesy of CBS Studios Inc.)...


IRS tax season set to begin Jan. 20

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The IRS will begin accepting tax returns electronically on Jan. 20. Paper tax returns will begin processing at the same time. The decision follows Congress renewing a number of “extender” provisions of the tax law that expired at the end of 2013. These...


Klopfer, driving force behind changes at library, retires

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Klopfer   In the past 29 years, a lot has changed at the Roswell Public Library. Some of the changes include the renovation of the library, the reorganization of magazines by year, and the promotion of Books for the Blind, a state-funded program that...