Man dies in rollover

March 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

An Artesia man died as a result of a rollover crash that occurred at 5:34 a.m. Sunday. New Mexico State Police responded to the scene on State Road 2 at the intersection of Cherokee Road, just south of Dexter, to find Rodrigo Ceniseros-Gurrola, 21. The NMSP investigation revealed that his 2008 GMC Sierra vehicle was [&hellip...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Andrew Chavez (Apprehended)

March 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Andrew Chavez, 31, is wanted for criminal sexual penetration of a child. According to police, the incidents have allegedly been occurring for the past two years in Roswell. Chavez is described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall, 215 pounds, with brown hair and brown...


Jurney: ‘I am blessed—It’s been a great ride’

March 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney’s last day at his office was Friday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Mayor Del Jurney sat in his office at City Hall on his last official day Friday. He wore a suit jacket and a white dress shirt with the top button undone, in his usual style....


Pancake festival

March 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Kiwanis Club of Roswell held its 45th annual Pancake Festival Saturday at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, attracting hundreds of breakfast-hungry diners. The pancake festival is the club’s annual fundraiser, and proceeds go toward youth...


Ruiz’s struggles helped him achieve success

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Tom Ruiz, of the “B and the Breakfast Club” radio morning talk show. Tom Ruiz, or “Tom A” as many know him, is rarely seen around town without his pocket microphone in hand. His voice is even more familiar to listeners across southeastern New Mexico...


E-file search warrant program saves time

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Magistrate Court has started a program that allows the police to e-file search warrants. It learned of the system from smaller courts with only one magistrate court judge who must sign all paperwork. “As a former police officer, I’m very...


Eagles donate to Lions Hondo

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Pecos Valley Area 3187 Fraternal Order of the Eagles donated $11,265 to the Lions Hondo Field on Saturday for the construction of a batting cage and storage building. The storage building is under construction and will be a 12×24 metal...


Don’t forget to spring forward!

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daylight saving time is upon us this weekend so don’t forget to set the clocks ahead one hour Sunday. At 2 a.m. on Sunday most of the United States will spring forward so New Mexico’s spectacular sunsets will occur an hour later. (Mark Wilson...


Kintigh campaign donors to remain anonymous

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor-elect Dennis Kintigh collected the majority of his campaign war chest before he officially filed for office. The tactic allowed his campaign to gather $21,722 in contributions during the time period that did not require him to publicly disclose the...


Pecos Elementary takes over McDonald’s

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Teachers from Pecos Elementary School took over the South McDonald’s in Roswell on Thursday, serving hamburgers and raising money for the school. (Randal Seyler Photo) Pecos Elementary School teachers and staff took over Roswell’s south McDonald’s...