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RPD arrests suspect of multiple copper thefts

June 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chad Charney Copper theft has become a widespread problem in the region, with at least nine incidents reported in the month of June alone. On Thursday, police arrested a suspect they believe committed several thefts at the old New Mexico Rehabilitation Center, 31 Gail Harris St. Chad Charney, 32, was charged with burglary in connection [&hellip...

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Home invasion suspects on the loose

June 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man found himself the subject of a home invasion around 10 p.m. Sunday, when he opened his door to find a suspect, which he described as a young Hispanic man, who thrust a gun in his face. The incident took place in the 400 block of North Atkinson...

Shooting Spree Damages Homes, Vehicles

June 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department responded to a shots-fired call in the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue, around 3 a.m. Sunday, where a series of residences had been subjected to a shooting spree. Officers in their patrol units also heard the sound of gunfire...

Amateur Radio Club

June 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Garry Blosser, left, and Kevin Hogan of the Pecos Valley Amatuer Radio Club set up a 9-band antenna during the Nationwide Amateur Radio Field Day, Saturday, at Cahoon Park. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

City gives OK for veterans cemetery

June 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Bert Eldridge kneels in front of property adjacent to South Park Cemetery that will eventually become a veterans cemetery. Those wishing more information are welcome to contact Eldridge at 575-914-1250. Mark Wilson Photo The city of Roswell gave the final go...

Hispano Chamber honors Burrolas at banquet

June 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Traditional Folklorico dancers entertain guests during the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce 2012 annual awards banquet at First Baptist Church, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce celebrated 25 years in business at its...

A whole ’nother culture

June 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A zombie flash mob dances to Michael Jackson’s Thriller during kick-off ceremonies for the Roswell Cosmic-Con and Film Fest at the Roswell Civic Center, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Participants of the Roswell Cosmic-Con and Film Fest paved a path...

Elton Dilbeck preached first sermon to please his mom

June 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rev. Elton Dilbeck preached first sermon to please his mother. And he was hooked! Noah Vernau Photo When Elton Dilbeck was a young man, his mother tried everything she could to persuade her son to become a preacher. After one foundered attempt after...

Cosmic-Con kicks off with costumes

June 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Costumed youngsters participate in the Famous Monsters of Filmland Cosmic-Con Kick-Off: Costumed Event at Spring River Park and Zoo, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Cosmic-Con and Film Fest is well underway, and has already provided participants a...

County approves rezone requests

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

After the withdrawal of a motion to deny the request, the County Commission unanimously approved a rezone to agricultural from an industrial/commercial district, but not before Commissioner Greg Nibert requested that Planning and Zoning Director Marlin...