Butterflies on display

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sue Ashby with Friends of Bitter Lake checks out Jay Kortsch’s collection of Peruvian butterflies, including the blue morpho, during the 33rd annual Holly-Day Magic Art & Craft Show at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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CCSO makes two arrests in recent shootings

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A man who engaged several officers and sheriff’s deputies in a gunfight Saturday morning during a lengthy standoff was arrested on 15 counts of aggravated assault, according to the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. A Roswell police officer began chasing...


Mother seeks donations for son’s treatment

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joshua Curtis (pictured) was born with a blood disorder so rare that the incidences are less than one in a million. His mother, Allison, seeks help funding a visit to the Children’s Hospital at the University of New Mexico Medical Center for tests and...


New Washington Federal branch signs 5-year lease

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crews remove the Bank of America sign from Sunwest Center’s office tower earlier this month. Washington Federal has assumed Bank of America’s new five-year lease at the site. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The new Washington Federal Bank branch at the...


Apprehended: James Orcutt

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

James Orcutt, 30, is wanted on charges of battery against a household member following an incident that  occurred on Oct. 2, in the 2800 block of W. Second Street. Orcutt is described as being 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 160 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes....


Roswell and Goddard high school band musicians to play at Carnegie Hall

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Roswell High School band students Kyler Brown, foreground, and Myles Burd rehearse during class Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Carnegie Hall needs no introduction. Musicians around the world dream of playing at the concert venue in New York. Three high...


City searches for new attorney

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city has only received two submissions after launching its search for an in-house attorney this month and both were returned as incomplete, officials said Monday. The position was advertised beginning Nov. 11, when city councilors decided to stop paying...


Storm brings water, street light troubles

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City street workers repaired two water main breaks Monday, likely caused by recent freezing temperatures that blew through the region the past few days. A break that occurred at North Garden and East Eighth Street and another at West Alameda Street and South...


Wintry wetness to clear up for Thanksgiving

November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Snow covers leaves still retaining their autumn colors in Cahoon Park on a wintry Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The winter weather that has dampened the weekend is expected to clear up in time for Thanksgiving, according to the National Weather...


State Champs

November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Members of the Gateway Christian football team celebrate with the state championship trophy following the Warriors’ 72-55 win over Foothill on Saturday in the NMAA 8-Man State Championship. Below: Shawn Naranjo Photo The Hagerman football team...