Finance committee OKs Lodger’s Tax requests

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell city finance committee approved a pair of Lodger’s Tax requests on Thursday morning at City Hall for events scheduled this September. The finance committee approved $2,187.50 for the Rio Pecos Kennel Club to cover advertising costs for the club’s upcoming 2014 AKC Dog Show, scheduled for Sept. 9. Sarah Brinegar, treasurer for the [&hellip...

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City to waive dumping fees until Nov. 1

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis J. Kintigh said he wants to help clean up the city by offering waivers of dumping fees for demolished buildings from now until Nov. 1. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) From now until Nov. 1, owners of dilapidated homes and buildings in Roswell will...


ENMU-Roswell plans graduation ceremonies

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The commencement speaker for the ENMU-R graduation ceremonies on May 9 will be student Emely Stubbs Ponce, a candidate for graduation who will be receiving two associate’s degrees, one in Human Services and one in University Studies. She enrolled as a...


Photo Finish

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Artists Tasia Ramage, left, and Aria Finch put the finishing touches on a clay sculpture by Ramage, Finch and artists Sarah McArthur and Megan Heil. The artwork is to be donated to the RMAC Foundation’s Kentucky Derby Party for the silent auction. The...


Armed robbery suspects sought

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phillips The Roswell Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery. The robbery occurred on April 26 on the 1800 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue. Three men reportedly robbed a man and stole...


Party prep

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Playtime Amusement employees from Las Cruces assemble carnival rides at Cielo Grande Recreation area Wednesday afternoon, readying for the upcoming weekend’s Party on the River / Fiesta del Rio. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Lovington PD helps injured Roswell officer

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Lovington Police Chief Danny Bryant and Lovington Police Lt. Daniel Rodriguez watch as Lovington Patrol Officer Jeannette Sandoval, right, presents Roswell Police Sgt. Steve Meredith with a stuffed McGruff the Crime Dog. Moments earlier, Bryant had...


Diamond receives Ethical Entrepreneurship Award

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local attorney Jeff Diamond was recently named the recipient of the Bill Daniels Award for Ethical Entrepreneurship, and he received the award at the 15th annual Ethics in Business dinner and awards celebration held April 23 in Albuquerque. (Courtesy Photo)...


SGMS takes environmental education to the mountains

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sixteen eighth-grade students from Sidney Gutierrez Middle School recently returned from a three-day camping trip in the Sacramento Mountains. As part of an inquiry-based science curriculum, students studied the effects of wildfires and prescribed burns,...


Rotary golf tournament seeks charities

April 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic is seeking applications from local charities to share the proceeds of this year’s golf tournament. Each year, the tournament directors evaluate all requests and select a primary beneficiary to receive the lion’s share of...