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Voters defeat tax, 3 incumbents

March 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeanine Corn-Best and Steve Henderson congratulate one-another after winning their respective wards, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Three new faces will appear on the Roswell City Council when it convenes for its regular business meeting Thursday. Incumbents were ousted in three out of the four contested council races in the 2012 municipal election....

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City Council meets Thursday

March 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council will hold its regular business meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Councilors will hear six Lodger’s Tax funding requests for various events set to happen in the community. The council will also consider...

N.M. Game and Fish advise not to take wildlife as pets

March 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This 3-month-old raccoon was brought into a rehabilitation facility when it was just a week old. (Jessica Palmer Photo) New Mexico Game and Fish take a hard line when it comes to making a pet out of a wild animal. “By law it is unlawful to keep a protected...

Stranger Danger program to begin

March 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell will begin the Stranger Danger Program, designed to teach children what to do if approached by a stranger, starting in April. “We used to have a program in the schools back in 2002. Then I became involved in the mold issue at Goddard, and RISD...

Most split on gross receipts tax

March 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

On the eve of the city election, voters coming and going at the Roswell Post Office, 415 N. Pennsylvania Ave., were largely undecided about their choices, leaving it up to their final sentiments at the polls today. Most were split about the proposal, which...

Election Day, Tuesday; polls open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 600 Roswellians cast their votes early in favor of the candidates they would like to see elected to the positions of city councilor and municipal judge. With 12 hopefuls on the ballot and only one position uncontested, residents are encouraged to...

The Corps, 770 strong, march against cancer

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets march toward Stapp Field during the 6th annual cancer awareness march, “Corps Against Cancer,” Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico Military Institute’s corps of cadets hosted its sixth annual Corps Against...

Gabriella, Kelci to wear crowns

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gabriella Baker is crowned the new 2012 Miss ENMU-R during the 2012 Miss Roswell, Miss Chaves County, Miss ENMU-R Scholarship Pageant, Saturday, at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With talent and beauty out of this world, the Miss...

Bikers ride for MS Society

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bikers from throughout the region came to Roswell to participate in the city’s first charity fun ride to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Sam’s Club, Saturday. The charitable effort to raise money for multiple sclerosis — an autoimmune...

Martie Zelt to exhibit work in Albuquerque gallery

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

There is only one way artist Martie Zelt could visually relay her inspirations, which are drawn from a lifetime of traveling the world, a love of land and even a glance outside her Roswell studio window. With a fusion of materials that are just as uniquely...