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Children introduced to sex at young ages

November 26, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Data from New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (2009), conducted every other year, shows that Chaves County minors, grades 6-12, are “thinking about” sex at early ages. “It looks like we’ve got young kids having sex and we didn’t know that before,” Dr. Linda Peñaloza, research associate professor at the...

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Feast warms bodies, spirits

November 26, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Away from the outside cold, warm holiday spirit and cheer filled the Disabled American Veteran’s Hall Thursday as at least 100 volunteers and attendees enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal. Community Volunteer Program held its annual free Thanksgiving...

Johnny’s Thanksgiving volunteer

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Angie Gonzales traveled from her home in Bakersfield, Calif., to help her brother, Johnny Gonzales, of the Community Volunteer Program, prepare for the Thanksgiving Day celebration to be held today at the Disabled American Veterans location at 1620 N. Montana...

Free T-Day feast at Sale Barn Café begins at 11

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The Sale Barn Café will hold a free turkey feast starting at 11 a.m. today. The Sale Barn is sandwiched away inside the Roswell Livestock Auction Barn, 900 N. Garden Ave. The cafe is owned by Valerie and Raymundo Sanchez. The free dinner is their way of...

Courts establish PVACD to conserve Roswell-Artesian Basin

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Beyond the river that winds to the east, Roswell has the façade of a stereotypical desert. But don’t be deceived by the dry dearth and parched flora. A visit to its subterranean shows a wetter world. The Pecos River, with headwaters in northern New...

Martinez taps Gardner for CoS

November 25, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Governor-elect Susana Martinez announced Wednesday that a Roswell state lawmaker will head her executive leadership team. House Minority Whip Keith Gardner, R-Roswell, was named Martinez’s chief of staff in a news release late in the day. Gardner...

Holiday display

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

David Garcia puts the finishing touches to the Roswell Mall Christmas display Tuesday morning, readying for Santa’s arrival on Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Water in the desert a perpetual problem

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

When completely full, Hoover Dam impounds nearly 10 trillion gallons of water in the artificial lake, making it the nation’s largest. After more than a halfcentury of relative stability, Lake Mead is at its lowest level since it was filled with the...

Fox addresses All Civic Club

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Community volunteers and members of local civic clubs aimed at improving the city, packed the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Tuesday for the 61st annual All Civic Club Luncheon. “When we first started it was called the Tri-Club Luncheon,”...

Daugherty gets 30 years

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

Aaron Daugherty, 25, received the maximum sentence of 30 years for two counts of first-degree murder to run consecutively. Daugherty was convicted of the June 13, 2009, shooting deaths of Valerie A. York, 25, and Mark A. Koenig, 23. Fifth District Court Judge...