Long live the Queen

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction workers were busy Tuesday remodeling the former Dairy Queen, 1900 N. Main St., into a stylish DQ Grill & Chill. The restaurant is still open but patrons need to go to the north door or use the drive-thru. Also, about half of the interior is sealed off leaving limited seating. The project is expected [&hellip...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters looking for ‘Bigs’

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Wolf, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, left, presents a plaque of appreciation to Ed David, member of Kiwanis. Kiwanis has helped raise money for BBBS, participating in activities for BBBS including Bowl for Kids’ Sake, which took place...


NMDOT seeks public input on long range plan

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The NM Department of Transportation  invites the public to review and comment on its draft long range plan — now called the “New Mexico Transportation Plan” (NMTP). The draft is available for download from the project web site,...


Cemetery expands access

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The South Park Cemetery will have expanded access during a number of holidays from now on, beginning with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. In order to make it more convenient for people who wish to visit gravesites of family members and friends on these...


National STEM summer program for kids to begin in June

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A wide-ranging summer learning program for children who will be entering grades first through sixth this fall will be held in June. Camp Invention is a national program in its 25th year that uses certified teachers to challenge children in a variety of...


Schellinger honored

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Carl A. Schellinger, center, is all smiles after receiving the New Mexico Landmen’s Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award Tuesday at the Roswell Country Club. Schellinger was cited for his dedication and ethical standards during his years in...


RFD Call log — May 18 and 19

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 18 • At 8:06 a.m., medical call, 1300 block of Country Club Road. • At 9:09 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East Fifth Street and North Main Street. • At 11:10 a.m.,...

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Deputy fire marshall probes possible return of car arsonist

May 19, 2015 • Local News, NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL-(RDR) Someone set fire to more than 20 cars in Roswell during the course of last year.  Now authorities are wondering if the fire bug has returned to continue the reign of terror after a car went up in flames in south Roswell Monday night. There are...


Machete, shears assailant gets 22-year sentence

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Singleton   A Roswell man who authorities said tried to decapitate a man with garden shears one day and stabbed a different man in the neck with a machete the following day has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. Elias “Dirty” Singleton, 36, was...


Riding in memory

May 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Texas resident Charles Kitchen is honoring his late father’s last request by spreading his ashes on the Yellowstone River in Montana. But instead of making the drive in a car or drive, Kitchen decided to travel by horseback with his horse, Palomo, and his...