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First day of festival cheesy and breezy

September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clarabelle Romero of Harvest Gifts hangs chile pequin on the first day of the Chile Cheese Festival, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Once again, the Chile Cheese Festival brought people out from their houses and offices to enjoy some fresh air, music and food Friday. With the heat of summer finally starting to wane, even the [&hellip...

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Nelson celebrates 94th birthday

September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morgan Nelson is greeted by well-wishers during his 94th birthday party at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Morgan Nelson arrived at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico’s Archive Building Friday to a...

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Faith and music: What John Fuss is about

September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

John Fuss stands inside First United Methodist Church. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) He once worked with the late, great Leonard Bernstein, before a series of fortunate circumstances and lucky twists and turns helped bring this musician to Roswell’s First United...

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Police arrest 2 in kidnapping

September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested the final two suspects wanted in connection with a kidnapping that occurred on July 5. The criminal complaints filed in Magistrate Court on Aug. 29 listed Luis Calderon, 18, and Isaac Garcia, 19, both of Carlsbad, as...

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Police Dept. launches two new websites

September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department has launched two new websites. The first is an upgraded version of the old RPD website, roswellpolice.com. The second is a link to a police-to-citizen website. The website is called RPD P2C. “P2C” stands for “Police 2...

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Kintigh announces mayoral bid

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Dennis Kintigh announces from the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse his intention to run for mayor, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Former state legislator and career lawman Dennis Kintigh told a group of friends and supporters gathered in front of...

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Fatal crash

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 22-year-old man died Thursday as the result of a vehicle accident. The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. on North Atkinson Avenue near Fourth Street when a motorcycle and a truck collided. The young man was taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he...

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After 23 years, Batson bids adieu

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jane Batson of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is greeted by well-wishers during her retirement party, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After dedicating 23 years to education, Jane Batson is retiring and moving on to be more involved in other endeavors...

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NMMI memorial service honors Knowles

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A memorial service was held in Pearson Auditorium at New Mexico Military Institute Thursday, to honor Lt. Gen. Richard T. Knowles (ret). Knowles passed away at the age of 96 at his home in Roswell last week. The decorated general served in World War II, the...

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Seminar shares marketing tips

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jackie Snyder of the marketing firm JaxMarcomm, gives a marketing seminar to members of the community, Thursday, at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. (Mark Wilson Photo) Marketing doesn’t just involve Super Bowl commercials and flying blimps; although, most...