Lady Demons go cold in district tourney opener

February 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dexter junior forward Madison Bogle pokes the ball away from Capitan’s Dominique Valadez during the second half of the Lady Demons’ 31-19 loss to the visiting Lady Tigers Monday night at Lewis Gym in Dexter. (AJ Dickman Photo) DEXTER — The Dexter Lady Demon basketball team struggled offensively all evening Monday as they fell to [&hellip...

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Election set for firefighter union; Majority of firefighters needed to form new union

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A date has been set next month for Roswell firefighters to decide if they will form their own union, joining other first responders in the city who are part of collective bargaining units. The city of Roswell’s Labor Management Relations Board established...


Montgomery is the luckiest historian in the world

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Perusing one of her favorite history books in front of one of her many book shelves, Bonnie Montgomery never tires of learning more about how life was lived by our ancestors. (Curtis Michaels Photo) What do you call someone who is always talking about others?...


The week ahead

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday, Feb. 20 President’s Day. Many government, business offices closed. Tuesday, Feb. 21 City of Roswell Occupancy Tax Board, 2:30 p.m., City Hall conference room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. South Park Cemetery Board, 4 p.m., South Park conference room, 3101...


Help Guadalupe Mountains National Park name new wilderness mascot

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Howdy, nature lovers! The staff at Guadalupe Mountains National Park, just across the state line in the great state of Texas, is asking the public to come up with a name for its new mascot, the ringtail. The fuzzy critter is a member of the raccoon family and...


Low-cost spay, neuter vouchers made available

February 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Humane Society is reaching out to the community by offering a low-income spay and neuter program. You must file taxes in order to apply. If your income is within the income qualifications, there are two types of vouchers for which you might...


MainStreet shows its giving side

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Fourteen businesses and 11 charities were involved in the MainStreet has a Heart fundraising campaign that culminated in presentations Friday. Stealing a lot of the spotlight was Nacho the burro and Schnapps the lama from the Runyan Ranches Rescue Zoo,...


Shriners ready to help children

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a successful operation to repair his club foot at Shriners Hospitals For Children in Los Angeles, Christian Sentell is wheeled away by his “Mimi,” Shirley Hannon. Hannon is raising her grandson in Roswell and found Shriners through her customers at...


Quilters, gardeners lend a hand; Habitat for Humanity serving Roswell since 1995

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carol Ann Moorhead (left) presented quilts, specially made by the Pecos Valley Quilters for the parents and each of the children, as their new home was dedicated by Habitat for Humanity Thursday. Martin Gamez Jr. and his wife Jennifer Nunez received gifts...


Carlsbad elevators now back in service

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — The elevators at Carlsbad Caverns National Park went back into service Thursday, two days earlier than anticipated, after required safety maintenance was completed, park officials said. All new steel cables used for lifting and lowering the cars...