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Mayor proclaims May 24 EMS Day

May 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

EMS personnel gather at Roswell Fire Station No. 1 to hear a proclamation from Mayor Del Jurney designating May 20-26 as EMS Week, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo As a part of national Emergency Services Week, Mayor Del Jurney proclaimed May 24 as EMS Day. He told the employees gathered at Fire Station No. 1 for [&hellip...

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UHS holds 28th commencement

May 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

University High School graduates march onto the football field at the Wool Bowl during commencement ceremonies, Thursday evening. Mark Wilson Photo University High School students celebrated milestones and looked to future achievements Thursday at the Wool...

One year later, Anchondo murder remains unsolved

May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Raul Anchondo May 20 marked the one-year anniversary of Raul Anchondo’s murder. “On May 19, 2011, at approximately 9:45 p.m, we responded to (the emergency room about) a gunshot victim. He later passed away of his wounds,” said Roswell Police...

‘Nobody wants to sit by me’

May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A rattlesnake rests on the edge of Lazy Lagoon at Bottomless Lakes State Park during the solar eclipse, Sunday evening. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Never too young to learn about fire safety

May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Matt Ford of the Roswell Fire Department greets pre-schoolers at the Headstart while teaching fire safety during Fun Day, an end of the school year celebration, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

They’re working on it

May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daily, around 30,000 gallons of water are being pumped into the streets of Roswell from a transmission line break at the corner of Southeast Main and East Chisum streets. City personnel began working on the break on April 25. “We’re at a point where we...

School district gives Mike Gottlieb super send-off

May 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Gottlieb chats with Kayla Cordero, left, and Karen Sorey during a farewell get-together at the Civic Center, Tuesday. Cordero and Storey, both teachers at Military Heights Elementary, are also retiring. Mark Wilson Photo Although his retirement does...

That’s a lot of food; thanks, Roswell

May 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rev. Hector Torres of Neighborhood Church loads boxes of food received as part of Harvest Ministries Postal Carrier’s Food Drive, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo The generosity of Roswell and Chaves County can be measured in about five-and-a-half tons. The...

County trims $1.6M from budget

May 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The County Commission reviewed a proposed budget free of layoffs, cuts in services, employee benefits and pay, that maintains a high quality of operations within departments, keeps county roads maintained and prepares for the expansion of the Chaves County...

Congressman Steve Pearce seeks re-election to District 2 post

May 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., says he is seeking re-election to his District 2 post. If re-elected, he will serve his fifth Congressional term overall. Pearce is being challenged by longtime Democrat activist Evelyn Madrid...