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Water returns in Vaughn, still under boil advisory

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Water began trickling again into homes and businesses in Vaughn Tuesday but the town remains under a state-ordered boil water advisory. “They all have water flow at this point,” said Police Chief Philip Holmes. “It’s just that pressure is low. Being able to take the full shower … that’s what the issue is at this [&hellip...

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Boy Scouts instills youth with character

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. “On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my...

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Blue Cross, Blue Shield to buy Lovelace Health Plan

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico plans to buy Lovelace Health Plan, in a deal that is expected to close at the end of December. The acquisition will not include Lovelace’s hospitals or clinics, said Laurie Volkin, Lovelace’s communications...

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Garcia arrested for shooting man in face

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Garcia Roswell police arrested Jose Garcia on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, less than one hour after a shooting occurred. Around 2:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to East Eyman Street, where they found medical...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Frank A. Medina Jr.

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police have issued a correction. The Roswell’s  Most Wanted that appeared Wednesday was Francisco Medina-Chavarria, but police are seeking Frank A. Medina Jr. (pictured), who is wanted for commercial burglary and robbery, following an incident that...

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‘Same Time Next Year’ an emotional roller coaster

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo It’s not often you can go to the theatre and see a live performance that can have you laughing out loud one moment and then suddenly teary eyed the next. But “Same Time Next year” took me on that roller coaster of emotion. Roswell...

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The tribute starts with a simple ‘thank you’

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

WWII veteran Gerry Hoffman and his wife Cloetta Hoffman attended the Goddard High School Veterans Day Assembly with family Monday after traveling all the way from Seattle. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve...

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Serving your country: It’s about freedom, but not free

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

During the Veterans Day assembly, the mothers who are students at University High School brought their children from the school’s day care center to present letters, gifts and cards to local veterans to thank them for the sacrifices they made in the service...

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Vaughn faces water crisis

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The town of Vaughn spent a fifth night Monday without running water as village officials scrambled to figure out how to get the pipes to start flowing again. Massive water leaks have foiled delivery to all homes and businesses in the small town of some 500...

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Statistics show crime in Roswell is up

November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

With two of three city councilors absent Monday, Chair of the Police Committee Councilor Savino Sanchez tabled new business until next month, but provided an opportunity for Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith to report on area crime. The statistics give a...