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Garrett statue ceremony set for Saturday at 10 a.m.

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bronze statue of American Old West lawman Pat Garrett will be unveiled Saturday, at 10 a.m., in a special dedication ceremony behind the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia Ave. The statue, located just east of the courthouse, has been named “Pat Garrett’s Ride to Destiny.” The statue depicts Garrett, on horseback, loading the [&hellip...

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Roswellites participate in Bataan Memorial March

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Some Roswell residents took part in the Bataan Memorial Death March on Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, including area Boy Scouts and students from New Mexico Military Institute. With nearly 7,000 participants, the marathon honored the thousands of...

‘Dig, we must’

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction work continues on the new Educational Center on the ENMU-Roswell campus, just south of the Campus Union Building, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Burt seeks to win Senate seat

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sen. William Burt, R-Alamogordo, the newest member of the Senate and the owner of four radio stations, says he is seeking election to the District 33 Senate seat. Burt was appointed to the Senate by Gov. Susana Martinez in January 2011 to fill the vacancy...

Drink deeply, produce pecans

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Irrigation creates a water wonderland at a pecan grove south of Roswell, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Wooley seeks re-election to District 66

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Roswell, a longtime Roswell resident with a lifetime’s experience in farming and ranching, says he is running for re-election to his District 66 seat. Due to a House redistricting plan, Wooley and Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, who...

There’s oodles to do!

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Chaves County Tourism Council met Tuesday at the Civic Center to discuss strategies for enhancing the county’s tourism industry, sharing ideas about how to best promote the area and its many attractions. CCTC President Judy Stubbs provided a...

Sci-Fi Film Festival, Digital Shoot-Out set for June 20–24

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

With a promise of being bigger, better, and more spectacular than before, the Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival and Digital Shoot-Out is set to attract celebrities and business insiders who want in on the town’s sci-fi atmosphere. Taking place June...

Johnny’s getting ready for gala Easter giveaway

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Community Volunteer Program is gearing up for its annual He is Risen: Easter Food Basket Giveaway, a community service event that leader Johnny Gonzales said is proudly entering its 30th year in Roswell. The program provides free food baskets for...

Adopt-a-Soldier’s cupboard is bare; will you help fill it?

March 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The popularity of Roswell’s Adopt-a-Soldier program is the very reason why it’s currently running on empty. Nicole Vargas, coordinator of Adopt-a-Soldier, said the success of last year’s Wall of Honor event at Bank of America, which resulted in...