Police seek suspect in sexual assault

February 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is seeking any information the public may have that could help identify and locate the suspect in a sexual assault last weekend. Any information that could potentially lead investigators to the suspect’s car is also helpful. The victim of the assault, a 30-year-old woman, described her attacker as a Hispanic male in [&hellip...

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Roundhouse lobbyists explain their craft

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sharon Lombardi, center, and Sonia Phillips, right, discuss lobbying Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Chaves County Republican Women. Pictured in the background is Chaves County Republican Women President Joan Boué. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   As the...


Flipping out

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Who says church pastors can’t have a friendly competition?  A pancake flipping contest with three local church pastors participating was held Tuesday in the fellowship hall at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.  Rev. Dale W. Plummer (wearing chef’s...


Nominations sought for 2015 Community Leadership Awards

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is soliciting nominations for its 2015 Annual Community Leadership Awards. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, March 31. The criteria for each award and nomination form are below. The nomination form is available...


ILEA-Roswell welcomes new class

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The 26th training session began Tuesday at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell with 35 delegates attending from Albania, Kosovo and Romania. The delegates are a combination of police officers, judges and prosecutors.  Each country had...


Getchell gets scholarship

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Continuity of Care Scholarship Committee awarded its first $500 Continuity of Care/Cindy Willard Memorial Scholarship recently to Chelsea Getchell, a student in the radiology technician program at ENMU-R. On hand for the award presentation were her...


DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 12-15

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

  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...


Local Briefs: 2-19-15

February 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police to start informal chats The Roswell Police Department is looking for you, but in a nice way. Calling it “Coffee With A Cop,” the police department will launch a program Monday designed for citizens to share information, express concerns, ask...


Martinez convicted of gas station shooting

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Martinez   A Roswell man faces a possible 14-year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty last week of shooting a man at Roswell’s Chisum Travel Center in November 2013. The jury deliberated for about 4 hours Feb. 11, after hearing testimony for...


Gearing up for the future

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ninth- and 10th-grade students at Goddard High School learned the “down and dirty” details of the college admission process Tuesday from Peter Van Buskirk, a former dean of admissions who is an author and motivational speaker. Van Buskirk’s presentation...