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Kicking for Kiwanis

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Taekwon-Do instructor Dwayne Worley, left, leads students Jessica Sudderth and Bryce Hart through a martial arts demonstration on Tuesday at the Kiwanis Club of Roswell meeting. Hart is going to Rome, Italy, in July to compete in the International Taekwon-Do Federation World Championships. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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City officials debate on how to trim budget

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell still has a marketing director, but no thanks to Mayor Dennis Kintigh. “I don’t know why we need to fund a marketing director,” Kintigh said Tuesday during a special City Council meeting called to approve a preliminary budget for...

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Fry announces resignation

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Manager Larry Fry announced his resignation during a special Roswell City Council meeting on Tuesday. The meeting was called to approve a preliminary budget for 2015, but the meeting got off track a couple of times, beginning with Fry’s announcement....

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CDCC Administrator Corn says education is key for young offenders

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Detention Center Administrator Clay Corn discusses youthful offenders and expansion plans for the detention center on Tuesday at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Finding alternative punishments for youthful...

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Felon with weapon arrested during RHS graduation

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Warford   A convicted felon carrying a weapon was arrested Saturday during the Roswell High School graduation ceremony. Brandon Warford, 31, was charged by the Roswell Police Department with possession by a felon, unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon and...

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Veterans, fallen heroes honored at local services

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top: The colors are posted by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard during a Memorial Day ceremony held Monday by American Legion Post No. 28 at South Park Cemetery. Above left: About 100 motorcyclists rode in a procession from downtown Roswell to the cemetery....

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Cadets achieve officer rank

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family of cadet Jonathan Touchet pin his stripes at the commissioning ceremony Friday at Pearson Hall. (Mary Morgan Photo)   Twenty-four former cadets at New Mexico Military Institute can now rightfully say their top boss is the commander-in-chief of the...

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‘EnhanceFitness’ keeps seniors moving

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Enhance Fit instructor Jan Melton leads her class through the aerobics exercises at the J.O.Y. Center in Roswell on Thursday. The free fitness class is designed for people over 50 who want to improve their fitness level. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Seniors...

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Carlsbad man killed in two-vehicle crash

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 38-year-old Carlsbad man died Saturday morning when he was ejected from his pickup truck after colliding with a commercial truck in Lea County. Chad Pennington was airlifted to Lea Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries, according to...

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Special Services teaches more than just job skills

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leah Lucier, interim deputy director of the Special Services Occupational Training Program at ENMU-R, says, “Every person with a disability needs to know that they also have abilities and capabilities.”  (Courtesy photo)   Several things make the...