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Deadline for school board candidacy approaching

December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Those looking to run in the upcoming Roswell School and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell community college board elections must file their candidacy Dec. 18 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office, #1 St. Mary’s Place. Three positions are open in the school board election, Districts 1, 3 and [&hellip...

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Local shelter dogs are ‘treated’ to early holiday gifts

December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pastor Glenn Thyrion (far left) and other members of Trinity United Methodist Church hold puppies at the Roswell Humane Society with manager Carol Rogers (far right.) (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Members of Trinity United Methodist Church delivered handmade dog...

Possible person of interest in shooting case flees police, hides in residence, finally caught

December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Samuel Duran, 18, was arrested Sunday following a routine traffic stop for a cracked windshield. According to the criminal complaint, it was learned that Duran may be a person of interest in a recent shooting of a female. Court records state that when...

Hispano Chamber billboard welcomes visitors

December 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Chaves County Development Foundation cut the ribbon to celebrate the Chamber’s new billboard, Friday. Pictured, from left, are Jose Zavala, Bob Donnel, Carmen Arias, Susie Roe, Mike McLeod, Dominic...

Parade ushers in Christmas season

December 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloon burners light up the night sky during MainStreet Roswell’s 24th annual Electric Light Parade, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell residents lined up along Main Street on a warm December night to take in the sights and sounds of the Electric...

Suzanne Norton Jones: ‘You teach a horse what you want it to do’

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suzanne Jones with a portrait of her younger self painted by Henriette Wyeth. Ilissa Gilmore Photo Suzanne Norton Jones definitely has horse sense — in more ways than one. The daughter of U.S. Cavalry officer Lt. Col. Anderson H. Norton, Jones began riding...

DA wants to review James Gomez’s release

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy filed a motion on Thursday in Magistrate Court to review James Gomez’s conditions of release. Gomez was released on a $10,000 cash surety bond, after paying $1,000 or the 10 percent of the $10,000 bond on Oct....

Parade at 6; come early for singing

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

MainStreet Roswell’s annual Electric Light Parade is set to illuminate the holiday spirit of Chaves County tonight at 6 p.m. The parade will come down Main Street from College Boulevard and end at Walnut Street. Parade spectators are encouraged to come...

Suspect leads cops on high-speed chase

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police convene near the Candlewood Inn after apprehending a suspect who had been driving at high rates of speed through Roswell, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo Matthew Evans, 26, was apprehended Friday after a high-speed chase that began in Torrance County and...

Murder scene

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police investigate the crime scene in the 200 block of East Bland Street, where Arthur Contreras, 22, of Roswell, was killed Wednesday night. The incident occurred at 10:19 p.m. and the police were still investigating the scene at 10:30 a.m., Thursday....