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RPD seeks persons of interest in fatal shooting

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department investigates the scene of a homicide in the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue, Friday morning. Jessica Palmer Photo Officers of the Roswell Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue, a little before midnight on Thursday, following a report of shots fired. When officials arrived at the...

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Julie Morrow, Walk for Hope founder

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Photo Julie Morrow, founder of Chaves County Cancer Fund fundraiser Walk for Hope, said she feels blessed to know she has “been a blessing to others” with her community work. Behind the bright smile, warm brown eyes and youthful brunette...

CC Farm, Ranch Day, 3/21

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo From left: Rep. Bob Wooley, Kelly Bell, Will Cavin, Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, Rep. Nora Espinoza, Lloyd Scarrow, Chaves County Commissioner Robert Corn and Pat McCarty in the Roundhouse in conjuction with a House memorial...

Navy aviators train at Roswell

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Cmdr. Shalen “Sugar” Cain, the officer in charge of training 70 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators at RIAC, stands beside a T-34C. The training will continue through April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Navy and Marine aviators learning to fly over Roswell...

NM House approves PTSD bill

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state House of Representatives, Thursday, unanimously passed a bill that would create a program to treat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using virtual reality therapy. Under House Bill 36, sponsored by Rep. Dianne Hamilton, R-Silver City, the...

Society receives unexpected donation

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Seven puppies of the 11 dogs abandoned outside the Roswell Humane Society that were found Tuesday morning after spending the night in 30-degree temperatures. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Humane Society received a surprise, Tuesday, in the form of seven...

Officials investigate fire

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the New Mexico State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of the Wednesday’s fire that left two people dead. Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy went to the residence in the 4900 block of...

Emergency Response at NMMI today

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute, the Roswell Police Department, the New Mexico State Police, Pecos Valley Communications Dispatch, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Chaves County Office of Emergency Management, will conduct an Emergency Response Exercise...

Fatal fire

March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters respond to a fatal fire at 4909 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wednesday morning. According to authorities, two victims were overcome by heavy smoke. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Roswell Tower survives, for now

March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended its threat to close the Roswell Tower. Military and general avaition flights continued regular operations, Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Roswell International Air Center’s air traffic control tower will...