Robbery suspect flees from police, fights with officer

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 27-year-old Roswell man faces multiple criminal charges after he allegedly threatened Walmart employees while stealing a computer from the store, then sped through town — speeding through stop signs and refusing to stop for police as they tried to pull him over before losing sight of the car — and finally, fought with a [&hellip...

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Kidnapper faces 34-year sentence

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chavez A Roswell man who defied a restraining order, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, kidnapped the woman and her son, held a knife to her throat as they drove to Hobbs and abandoned their son in a parking lot faces a possible sentence of more than...


Not an artist, but still a painter

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A worker gives a sign a new coat of paint at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St., Thursday. The Patricia Lubben Bassett Art Education Center is currently hosting the 32nd Annual Roswell Fine Arts League National Juried Art Show through...


A day to be serious and happy

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Job Corps Center held its graduation Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Altogether, 180 students graduated with around 70 participating in the commencement ceremony with friends and family in attendance. Job Corps is a federally...


Welcome back, Grizzle

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A welcome-back reception was held Friday at the home of Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, right, superintendent of the New Mexico Military Institute. Pictured with Grizzle is Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...


Portion of North Montana Avenue to temporarily close

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A portion of North Montana Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday as crews continue work on the installation of new water lines in the area. The portion between West Country Club Road and 27th Street will be closed to thru-traffic for about four weeks,...


RFD Call Log — Aug. 20-21

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug 20 • At 7:00 a.m., smoke or odor removal, South Union Avenue and West Hobbs Street. • At 2:59 p.m., grass fire, 2700 block of South Lea Avenue....


DWI arrest in Chaves County for Aug. 20

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


GOP women like Donald Trump, but leery

August 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Republican Women Pam Neal, from left, Joan Ingram and Teresa Barncastle share their thoughts on the GOP presidential race. Not pictured is club member Leilani Stevens, who also participated in the forum. (Jeff Tucker Photo) While Donald Trump...


Look who’s talkin’

August 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury process has finished for The Roswell International Fine Arts Show at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. The sculpture pictured, above, “I’m Not Listening” by Aria Finch, won the Award of Excellence. More than 200 entries were judged by...