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Fatality at Second and Nevada

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police and rescue workers tend to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Second Street and Nevada Avenue, Thursday morning. According to police, an 80-year-old woman involved in the accident died as a result of her injuries after being taken to a hospital. Police declined to identify the woman until her family was notified. [&hellip...

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Ali Castro to vie for national homecoming queen crown

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Ali Castro (Courtesy Photo) In September, Ali Castro was selected as Roswell High School’s homecoming queen and now, she hopes to be chosen as America’s Homecoming Queen. Castro will represent New Mexico in the national pageant and also participate in...

Police obtain warrants for trio

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department obtained three arrest warrants on charges of conspiracy to commit arson, Wednesday. One of the three, retired Roswell Fire Department employee Robert Gene Chester, 64, is also charged with retaliation against a witness. The arson...

Workers’ comp also covers farm, ranch workers

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ruling in a landmark case ensures that all farm and ranch workers are to receive workers’ compensation for injuries sustained while on the job. The case began in 2009, when three farm and ranch laborers for dairies in New Mexico suffered work-related...

Who’s exercising who?

December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Shirley Tutor runs with her huskies, Jazz and Leiah, through Cielo Grande, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Check your home for CO; get a detector, too

December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Be careful warming your home this winter, as blocked fireplaces and faulty fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stove ranges, water heaters and room heaters can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. “The big thing about carbon monoxide is you can’t see,...

City of Angels holds 6th annual Toy Run

December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The recent City of Angels Toy Run benefited local families by providing toys, clothing and food. (Courtesy Photo) Local community organization City of Angels recently held its annual Toy Run and Giveaway, which benefited hundreds of families in the Roswell...

Mountain snow

December 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Freshly fallen snow clings to trees in the mountains near Cloudcroft, recently. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Warm glow on a cold night

December 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Warmly glowing holiday luminarias greet travelers along North Kentucky Avenue. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Mario Montoya pleads in Jericole Coleman death

December 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mario Montoya, 24, pleaded guilty, Friday, to the charge of murder in the second degree for the shooting death of Jericole Coleman, 21, that occurred on Aug. 20, 2011. Montoya also pleaded guilty to the charges of tampering with evidence and felon in...