All the pretty horses

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kaden Ramage, back, and Tara Jones trot their horses, Mouse and Freckles, respectively, to line up and be judged for hunter under saddle (novice) at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Horse Show, Saturday. (Dylanne Petros Photo)...

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Carter reviving cemetery’s faded beauty

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Carter of Dexter looks at the headstone of his father and brother, Vinson and Vinson Carter Jr., who are interred at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Richard said the cemetery was once a green jewel of Roswell. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The roots of the...


Cowboy Crusade to bring music, ministry

July 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Moon   The Rev. Ron Moon believes in second chances. The founder and CEO of Second Chance Prison Ministry, Moon will be in Roswell this week with the first Cowboy Crusade he has staged in Roswell. The Crusade will start Monday and conclude on Saturday,...


Heinrich tours job, tech orgs in southeastern NM

July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich speaks with Roswell Job Corps student Matthew Cashman during Heinrich’s tour of southeastern New Mexico on Friday. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich was in southeastern New Mexico Friday on what his office...


Redcoats help welcome back Tia

July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Redcoats attended the official re-opening and ribbon cutting at Tia Juana’s with the new local owners Christian Desrosiers, Amie Salas, Denise Todd and Matt Volquardsen on Friday. (Christina Stock Photo)...


UHS to begin early college program

July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The computer lab at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will be a place for University High School early college students to study and do homework in between classes or on days off. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   Students will have the chance to get a head...


Second homicide suspect in custody

July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police officers, acting on a tip, located and arrested Steven Lucero on Thursday night. Lucero was wanted in connection with the murder of Isaiah Sanchez. Sanchez, 30, was discovered dead in a residence located at 1812 N. Maryland Ave., in Roswell, at...


Courtyard honors Cattle Baron founder’s memory

July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Jeff Wilson Memorial Courtyard features a deck with flowers surrounding it and benches where kids can spend time outside. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   The Assurance Home blessed the Jeff Wilson Memorial Courtyard Friday while surrounded by the kids from...


Senior Olympics celebration

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Exuberant Senior Olympians from the Cochiti Pueblo celebrate during the opening ceremonies of the Senior Olympics Wednesday at New Mexico Military Institute. The competitions, which have drawn athletes from across the state, continue in Roswell through...


Ambulance service seeks employees in Roswell

July 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Superior Ambulance Service needs employees in Roswell, but is having trouble finding qualified applicants — especially paramedics. Chris Archuleta, CEO of Superior Ambulance Service, told the city’s Ambulance Administrative Oversight Committee that the...