RHS Class of ’74 welcomed back

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Roswell High School mascots share “high fives” with members of the Class of ’74 during the Homecoming Assembly in the RHS gymnasium on Friday.  Below: Roswell High Homecoming Queen Georgia Eldridge, left, is crowned and congratulated by Pat Leitch-Hill, who was RHS Homecoming Queen in 1974. The Class of ’74 is holding its 40th [&hellip...

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‘How’d that deal get here?’; City construction projects to bring new businesses to Roswell

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction on the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant on Main Street is underway in Roswell. There is also a Buffalo Wild Wings and a new McDonald’s currently under construction. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   It’s heard all over town — questions about new...


Rhoads Company celebrates 50 years

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local attorney Rick Kraft gives a presentation about the Rhoads Company, past and present, Thursday night at the Liberty. Bob Rhoads, who passed away in 2013, founded the company in 1964. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Racial equality and the fear of going...


Maintenance will

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Road maintenance will close several roads in Roswell next week, according to a news release from the city engineer’s office. On Monday, West Country Club Road will be closed from Sycamore Avenue to Montana Avenue. On Tuesday, North Montana Avenue will be...


Loaves & Fishes brings food, fellowship

September 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Loaves & Fishes Community Development Corp., a United Way agency, has been offering food to seniors in Hagerman for six years. Loaves & Fishes offers a food pantry for seniors and others who need assistance. The agency grew out of a small Sunday...


Duran denies county’s questions for November ballot; Commissioner says county made its point

September 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commissioner Greg Nibert speaks at Tuesday’s quarterly meeting of the Roswell Chaves County Economic Development Corp. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran has denied a request by the Chaves County...


5,600 lose power in thunderstorm

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This picture taken between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesday from the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church parking lot shows a tail cloud that formed during a thunderstorm that knocked out power to 5,600 customers and dropped golf-ball size hail north of the city. (Randal...


Deputy cabinet secretary visits city library; Trustees discuss upcoming Bond B election

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Delello, deputy cabinet secretary of the Department of Cultural Affairs, visited the Roswell Public Library’s Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A state official was in town Thursday visiting the Roswell Public...


Brake failure causes commercial vehicle to overturn at WIPP

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A commercial vehicle wreck with injuries occurred Monday at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, approximately 26 miles near Carlsbad. The driver, Ernesto Ramos, 39, of El Paso, Texas, was transported to the Carlsbad Medical Center with non-life threatening...


First flu case of season reported in New Mexico

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday the first laboratory-confirmed influenza case of the season in a 94-year-old man from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized. Last year, the first case of influenza was also reported in...