Magical moments happening at Convention Center

November 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tori Ake, 7, is delighted as she receives a balloon butterfly from Chad Haley of Got Balloons as her mother Misty Taylor, not pictured, looks on during the Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show on Saturday. The mother and daughter are from Roswell. Haley is from Roswell but now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. Traditional flutist Luis Saravino [&hellip...

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Keeping the faith, along with tutoring and cooking

November 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Therese Dunn Consistent faith and love of children is what kept Therese Dunn teaching for 46 years. Currently in retirement at the age of 82, Dunn has had the opportunity to teach in several unique locations in the United States. In 1952 at age 19, Dunn...


Parking lot burglary

November 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 17-year-old boy was arrested by the Roswell Police Department around midnight Saturday after a man came upon the juvenile burglarizing his vehicle in the parking lot of the Best Western Sally Port Inn & Suites on North Main Street. The suspect...


Mesa Middle School serenades with ukeleles

November 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robin Earwood, teacher with RISD’s Arts Connect Program, directs Mesa Middle School sixth graders Thursday in their ukulele performance of Bob Marley’s song “Three Little Birds.” (Juliana King Photo)...


Sen. Pirtle to reintroduce time zone bill

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Pirtle A legislative measure that fell just short of the governor’s desk earlier this year that would have placed New Mexico on the same time year-round will likely again be reintroduced, says a local state lawmaker. State Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, said...


Give peace a chance

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

JoAnn Lopez, fourth from left, and members of the Roswell Job Corps cut the red ribbon provided by Andrea Moore and the Roswell Redcoats to begin their Walk for Peace and Non-Violence. The walk began at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic...


Riders recognized at horsemen banquet

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pecos Valley Horsemen held its annual awards banquet Saturday, Nov. 14 to recognize riders in the 2015 show season at their arena in town. The awards banquet was held in the Children’s Ministry building at Grace Community Church, where it’s been for the...


Roswell helps CASA spread holiday cheer

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A live auction for Christmas trees was held at First American Bank’s main branch at 111 E. Fifth St. across from the Chaves County Courthouse at 5 p.m. Friday. The gift trees are part of an annual program called Winter Wonderland, which...


Roswell’s film industry off to a good start with ‘Rodeo & Juliet’

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Producer/director Thadd Turner takes time to meet with the audience who came to see the premiere of “Rodeo & Juliet” at the Galaxy 8 movie theater. (Christina Stock Photo) The Roswell audience got to enjoy a glimpse behind the scenes at the free...


Child struck in hit and run

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Just after 4:30 p.m Friday, emergency units responded to the 1000 block of West Tilden Street in reference to a vehicle striking a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a 6-year-old boy, was transported to the hospital as a precaution, but appeared to be all right,...