ACA webinar for business owners to be held today

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

If you are a business owner and have questions about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on you and your business, this webinar from the New Mexico District Office of the Small Business Administration is for you. SBA, in partnership with Health and Human Services and the IRS, will conduct an Affordable Care Act [&hellip...

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DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 4-7

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


City Council to meet at museum

February 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City Council will hold its regular meeting Thursday night, Feb. 12, at the Bassett Auditorium in the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 100 W. 11th St. This is a change in location for this meeting. The City Council normally meets in Council Chambers at...


Roswell man seeks half-million from lottery; Attorney says lottery’s refusal to honor ticket is ‘shocking’

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

John Wines, 65, of Roswell, stands in his backyard Monday with a photocopy of a lottery ticket he bought Dec. 6. Wines is suing the New Mexico Lottery Authority for $500,625, plus costs of the lawsuit, for not honoring the ticket. Lottery officials say the...


It’s fun to be a bookworm

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katy Vaz, a second-grade teacher at East Grand Plains Elementary School, facilitates a discussion during the fourth- and fifth-grade book club, which is an after-school program held every Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the school. The purpose of the program is to...


ENMU-R students visit Roundhouse

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A contingent from the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Special Services Department was in Santa Fe last week to participate in Disability Rights Awareness Day at the Roundhouse. “We were invited to go to the Disability Rights Awareness Day in Santa Fe...


Today marks 50 years since first Roswell man killed in Vietnam

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Wilson   Fifty years ago today, the first young man from Roswell to serve in Southeast Asia was killed in action in Vietnam. Lavon Stephen Wilson was 21 when he was killed in an explosion in South Vietnam. He was a Specialist 4 stationed with the 140th...


Shriners, IHOP raise money for Shriners Hospital

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

IHOP Restaurant in Roswell will give a short stack of pancakes free to customers from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on March 3. In lieu of paying for the pancakes, patrons are asked to make a contribution to Shriners Children’s Hospitals. This event is held annually to...


CASA gets boost from Sam’s Club

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sam’s Club of Roswell donated $10,000 to CASA Kids. Kneeling are Amanda Lueras, left, Chaves County Courthouse dog handler, with Moose, one of two CASA dogs, and Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, CASA executive director. Also pictured are, in no particular order,...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 6-9

February 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 6 • At 9:13 a.m., medical call, 1400 block of Taylor Drive. • At 9:45 a.m., medical call, E Street. • At 9:57 a.m., medical call, 2003 block of East 19th Street....