Police Briefs

November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Homemade firework found at Goddard High The Roswell Police Department received a tip about a device found at Goddard High School Friday. The device was found to be a homemade firework. No one was injured by the device. Detectives originally thought the device may have been an explosive. The high school was not evacuated. The [&hellip...

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‘There and back’: RHS honors veterans with remembrance and gratitude

November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

World War II veteran Lowell Hughes, left, and Roberto Chavez, a Vietnam-era vet, salute the presentation of colors during Roswell High School’s Veterans Day assembly, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) An Army helmet rests silently upon a black...


1 dies in two-vehicle crash

November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

A Roswell man, Chad Jessup, 37, died, Wednesday, following a crash between a motorcycle and truck on Highway 285 near mile post 100. According to friends, Jessup was driving home from work in Artesia around 7 p.m. The New Mexico State Police reported that the...


KRB recognizes First American Bank

November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

For its outstanding landscaping and beautification at the corner of Berrendo Road and Main Street, First American Bank once again received the Keep Roswell Beautiful award. The bank employees, however, all give credit to David Garcia and DGM Landscaping Inc....


Desert Sun donates to ENMU-R Foundation

November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Travis Hicks, executive manager of Desert Sun Motors of Roswell, makes a $20,000 donation to Betty Patton and the ENMU-Roswell Foundation from proceeds raised from the 2013 Rotary Desert Sun Classic golf tournament, Thursday. The scholarship is in memory of...


Preserving personal histories

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Noel Marquez works on his mural entitled “Journeys at Heartland Health Care” in Artesia, Tuesday. The mural, which will be completed at week’s end, was inspired by the stories and histories of the facility’s residents such as Natcho Galindo...


NMDOT to begin road sealing project

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin scrub seal operations on Tuesday along U.S. 70 from Pine Lodge Road to just north of the overpass in Chaves County. The pavement preservation project covers about two miles of highway. The area of road...


Enjoy an evening at Peppers, support United Way program

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

You may prefer to spend dinners at home — either to save money or because of anti-social behavior. Either way, no judgment. However, you would be lying if you said you never liked to go out for a nice dinner. No work in the kitchen, no cleaning up dirty...


NMED Secretary discusses Valley Meat permit

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The firestorm of publicity that Valley Meat Co. has ignited nationally has made New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary Designate Ryan Flynn’s first months on the job interesting. Tapped by Gov. Susana Martinez as head of the NMED in April,...



November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary fifth-grader Aaron Trujillo is outfitted in a bird suit during a visit by Dana Vackar Strang of Audubon New Mexico, Tuesday morning. Strang visited various classes, presenting Audubon’s Bird of a Feather Explore Together...