Espinoza presiding

Espinoza presides over House

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, presides over the New Mexico House of Representatives on Friday. The 60-day legislative session ends at noon March 21. Several key bills are pending in the House and New Mexico Senate, including a state budget, as state legislators enter their last two weeks of lawmaking in the session. (Courtesy Photo)...

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Baptist Association holding St. Patrick’s Day event for seniors

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Green, green, and more green! Join the Pecos Valley Baptist Association on March 17 for a fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day gathering. All senior adults are invited to the association’s second annual Senior Adult Singspiration. The event begins at 10 a.m. at...


Fireworks display part of demo

March 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Residents in the northwestern part of town near Montana Avenue and College Boulevard Saturday may have been delighted — or startled — to hear and see fireworks in the night’s sky. The show marked the final part of a training session held with fireworks...


Sunday could be last time to change clocks

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic   As New Mexicans “spring forward” one hour this weekend, it could be the last time clocks change in the state as a bill that would place New Mexico permanently on Mountain Daylight Time awaits legislative action next week. The...


Sick trees be gone

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A stand of trees stands no more after city workers finished cutting down half of the trees along University Boulevard near the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus Thursday afternoon. A spokesman for the City of Roswell said that the removal is part...


High-rent units given a good sign

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

This sign on Sycamore Avenue north of College Boulevard has been advertising new apartments for two years, and now construction could finally begin by August. (Jeff Jackson Photo)   “Coming soon,” states the sign on Sycamore Avenue for new apartments...


Police: Crash damages five vehicles

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police investigate the scene of a crash Friday that damaged five vehicles.  (Submitted Photo)   Police investigated an accident Friday that involved five vehicles (four were parked and unoccupied) in the 300 block of East McGaffey Street. The...


Sweet sounds of many choirs

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico University Chamber Singers and Swanee Singers will perform a free concert at First United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 8. Choirs from the Department of Music at ENMU, Portales, have been praised for their innovative...


DWI arrest in Chaves County — March 5

March 7, 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...


Fire Department Call Log — March 5-6

March 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 5 • At 7 a.m., smoke or odor removal, 3000 block of Chiquita Lane. • At 9:57 a.m., medical call, 900 block of East Vista Parkway. • At 10:18 a.m., medical call,...