Pearce to hold prairie chicken town hall today

April 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce Congressman Steve Pearce has invited anyone affected by the recent listing by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife of the lesser prairie chicken to join him at 1 p.m. today for a town hall meeting at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. “You have a right to ask government officials why they made the [&hellip...

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Fatal crash blamed on drivers lack of attention

April 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Carlsbad woman died Monday after the car she was driving was struck by a commercial truck. State police say driver inattention was a contributing factor in the crash. Officers responded to the intersection of U.S. 285 and Derrick Road, between Carlsbad and...


Regional legislators speak at annual lunch

April 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State legislators provided attendees with a legislative update from this year’s session Monday at the Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn. The main topics included explanations of recently passed legislation, education funding, capital outlay, oil and...


Marching for babies

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nicole Spear and son, Brantley, participate in the March for Babies benefiting March of Dimes New Mexico at Cielo Grande Park, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...


Running colors

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Colorful 5K Run held on Saturday morning at Jaycee Park in Artesia was an overwhelming success with more than 600 registered runners treking through multiple color explosions. At the beginning of the run, Native Air did a helicopter fly-by to recognize...


Bataan Death March survivor Aldrich remembered

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aldrich An American hero quietly slipped from our midst on April 1. Jack Aldrich, 93, of Roswell, was a survivor of the Bataan Death March — one of the most infamous events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Aldrich served in the New Mexico National...


Elks name Veterans’ Golfer of the Year

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The sixth annual Elks Veterans’ Golfer of the Year of 2014 is Lt. Col. (ret.) Andy Norton. A proud Korea and Vietnam veteran, Norton was stationed at the Walker Airbase. He was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, during his assignment at Walker, Norton made...


‘Color Me Human’ event tonight

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wings for L.I.F.E. (Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education) will present “Color Me Human” tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at St. Andrew ‘s Parish Hall, located at 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The program is presented by Rhonda R. Gutierrez, LPCC of...


Growing a green thumb

April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lacie Juarez receives her free tree seedling during an Arbor Day celebration sponsored by Keep Roswell Beautiful at the Spring River Park & Zoo, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...


A ribbon to remember

April 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paige Merchant, 4, gets an assist from her mother, Charlee, as she hangs a ribbon to a newly planted chokecherry tree in memory of her father, John Merchant, who passed away in 2013, as twin brother, Dalton, and Doug Ranson look on during the 2014 Arbor Day...