Earth Camp teaches children recycling and respect

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children learn about recycling and Keeping Roswell Beautiful with hands-on experience during the annual Earth Camp. Held each summer, the weeklong event introduces youth to various Earth-friendly topics, according to Elaine Mayfield, director of Spring River Park and Zoo. Topics include recycling, beautification and waste treatment. Mayfield, along with...

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The Salvation Army has been serving area for 104 years

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even before New Mexico was a state, The Salvation Army Roswell Corps was serving those in need in Roswell and Chaves County. From providing necessities to the homeless to offering free drug rehabilitation programs, the Roswell Corps has been serving Roswell...


Information about Affordable Care Act provided in Spanish

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

PHOENIX — The Internal Revenue Service is announcing several options for Spanish speakers to get information about the tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Two recently issued YouTube videos feature IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: Disposición de La...


Gov. Martinez appoints new judge in Lincoln County

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday announced the appointment of Katie Lund of Ruidoso as a Lincoln County magistrate court judge. Martinez said Lund has more than a decade of criminal justice experience. Lund has previously served as a district supervisor and an...


AG candidate promises to root out corruption

October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photo Susan Riedel, the Republican candidate for attorney general, speaks at an Oct. 15 luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women in Roswell. If elected attorney general, Riedel committed to not running for governor in the future. By Jeff...


Who’s studying whom?

October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Brandon Logan, 11, studies the praying mantis that he found while doing yard work at a home near Roswell High School on Saturday. Cooler weather will cause the insects to go dormant but for now, they show no signs of slowing down...


Sunny sign

October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo The warm afternoon sun shines on the sign in front of Mountain View Baptist Church, 206 E. Charleston Road, Sunday afternoon while casting a shadow on the front of the church building...


Students recognized during Character Counts! Week

October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Third grade essay winner Galilea Ruiz, 8, gets a hug from Sunset Elementary School principal Mireya Trujillo after reading her winning essay “No Matter How Much You Know There’s Always More to Learn” during the Super Celebration at...


Police Taser woman fleeing on bike

October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report A Roswell police officer used his Taser on a woman as she attempted to flee him on a bicycle in an alley early Sunday morning. Officers had responded to the 600 block of East Wildy Street in response to a prowler report, according to a news...


Death becomes them

October 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Max Scally Photos A horde of the undead straggled around downtown Roswell Saturday during the Thrill the World Roswell/Zombie Walk. The events acted as a fundraiser, along with other “Paint the Town Pink” events, to benefit the Chaves County Cancer Fund....