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Angel Tree helps 426 families

December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Four-hundred twenty-six needy families in Roswell were given a reason to be thankful this Christmas. This week, the Roswell Corps of The Salvation Army completed its food and toy distributions through the Angel Tree program. This decades-old tradition provides food to families, and toys for those families with children, aged newborn to 17 years. Capt....

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Muni election filing date January 10

December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The day to file a declaration of candidacy for Roswell’s regular municipal election is just around the corner. The city has six positions slated to be on its March 2012 ballot. Candidates wishing to run for any of the open positions must file on Jan. 10,...

Roswell wildlife

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Antelope take a break from grazing on ranch land west of Roswell to warily check out a photographer, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Las Posadas at Valley Christian Academy

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children at Valley Christian Academy re-enact Las Posadas, a Latin American Christmas living Nativity celebration, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Council OKs HVAC system

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christmas came early for the MATRIX International Security Training & Intelligence Center. MISTIC will be receiving a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system thanks to a City Council decision Thursday evening. The Roswell City Council...

Hagerman Canal Bridge complete; NM2 reopens

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

On Thursday, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced that construction on the Hagerman Canal Bridge on NM2 in Dexter is completed and the highway is now open to traffic through town. The old timber bridge was replaced with a new metal pipe arch...

RSO plays annual Christmas concert

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vonnie Goss Guest Reviewer The Roswell Symphony Orchestra presented a musical Christmas present to its Roswell fans Dec. 18, at Pearson Auditorium. It was a special seasonal treat by members of The El Paso Brass, a basic group of five men who have wonderful...

East Grand Plains food drive

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Following a student council-sponsored school-wide food drive, students at East Grand Plains Elementary load donated food destined for the Community Kitchen into a truck Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

RFD recruits fight controlled burn as part of training

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

RFD recruits receive instruction from Training Division Chief Devin Graham during a simulation of a house fire. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell Fire Department conducted a controlled burn, Tuesday, at its facility on Brasher Road. The location is set up to...

RFD chiefs search under way

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell is currently interviewing candidates for two battalion chief positions within the Roswell Fire Department. City Manager Larry Fry said one of the positions became vacant due to a battalion chief resigning several months ago, and the other...