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Roswell celebrates Juneteenth in style

June 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Joe Hicks cooks for all the families who attended Roswell’s annual Juneteenth celebration at Cahoon Park, Saturday. (Matt Arco Photo) Cahoon Park was filled with food, music, fun and excitement Saturday as families joined together to celebrate an anniversary pivotal to African-American history in America. Roswell residents were out in full swing for...

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Police arrest 4th juvie gun burglary suspect

June 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The final juvenile in a group of four was arrested Thursday for burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. The four youths entered a residence in the 200 block of South Sherman Avenue, on May 16, while the homeowner was gone, and removed a gun safe...

Police arrest 4th juvie gun burglary suspect

June 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The final juvenile in a group of four was arrested Thursday for burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. The four youths entered a residence in the 200 block of South Sherman Avenue, on May 16, while the homeowner was gone, and removed a gun safe...

‘Moooo,’ says the meadowlark

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A meadowlark perches atop a road sign at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

‘Moooo,’ says the meadowlark

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A meadowlark perches atop a road sign at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Ruidoso fire: 10 acres, 8 houses

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fire crews work on containing the Swallow Fire that burned eight homes in Ruidoso, Thursday. (Matthew Arco Photo) A fire ripped through the steep rugged hills of Ruidoso Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of residents and burning eight...

Ruidoso fire: 10 acres, 8 houses

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fire crews work on containing the Swallow Fire that burned eight homes in Ruidoso, Thursday. (Matthew Arco Photo) A fire ripped through the steep rugged hills of Ruidoso Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of residents and burning eight...

Roswell women arrested for murder

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell natives Melissa Mathis, 28, and Alexis Torres, 27, were arrested on June 8 in Alamogordo for the murder of Shavon Twitty, 33. Alamogordo police were called to Burger King, 117 S. White Sands Blvd., around 4:15 a.m. in reference to a woman suffering...

Roswell women arrested for murder

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell natives Melissa Mathis, 28, and Alexis Torres, 27, were arrested on June 8 in Alamogordo for the murder of Shavon Twitty, 33. Alamogordo police were called to Burger King, 117 S. White Sands Blvd., around 4:15 a.m. in reference to a woman suffering...

Police search for Swallow Fire culprit

June 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A federal arson specialist with the Bureau of Land Management is investigating the cause of Thursday’s Swallow Fire in Ruidoso that destroyed nine homes, police say. Ruidoso Police Department Chief Joe Magill said Friday that the blaze was human caused...