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Snow didn’t break drought

December 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

While the recent snowfall in Roswell aided in recharging the Artesian Basin, it will not break Chaves County’s current drought situation. “It won’t completely satisfy our situation, but it’ll help,” Dick Smith, superintendent for the Chaves County Flood Control, said. With the current snow, the county’s precipitation for this year is around 4.5...

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Frosty, the alien

December 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

A local family living on the 600 block of Heights Drive took some time out from typical Christmas activities to build an alien snowman, Sunday. The frosty E.T. took almost two hours to build. (Courtesy Photo) [/auth...

A winter wonderland for Christmas

December 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kevin Nicholson and daughter Eden and their three labradoodles stroll through the Spring River Golf Course, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

City’s holiday trash pickup schedule

December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell Solid Waste Department will have a change in scheduled trash pickup times during the holiday season. During the weeks of Dec. 26 to 31, 2011; and Jan. 2- 6, 2012, the automated trash pickup routes will change. Monday pickups will occur on...

NWS predicts cold, snow will contnue

December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

This SUV was traveling north on Main Street, at 8 a.m. Friday, and skid off the road at the Hondo River. The driver was rescued from the vehicle by emergency services. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell will...

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...

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...