Students pledge to stay drug free

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from from Sunset Elementary and Sidney Gutierrez Elementary ready for the annual Red Ribbon Week parade, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Red shirts swarmed South Main Street as more than 600 elementary school kids and parents marched in a parade. Two miles in the afternoon sun, but the children didn’t seem to mind. Even [&hellip...

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SCP overhaul may require changes to use of county taxes

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Este articulo explica como cambiará el programa Sole Community Provider en el 2014. El programa incluye fondos para los Servicios de Salud para los Indigentes. Este domingo, el periódico tendrá una versión en español del articulo. This article explains...


County sheriff remembers state prison riot

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon will attend a tour of the Old Main Prison building, today, where the Penitentiary of New Mexico riot took place on Feb. 2, 1980. The event marks a dark place in New Mexico history, which the state is hoping to turn into an...


Trujillo a person of interest in homicide

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department responded to the parking lot at Variety Liquor & Lounge, 1100 W. Second St., to investigate a homicide that occurred Wednesday around 11:30 p.m. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Victor Oaxaca. No further information...


Student talent shines at Super Celebration

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets stand in formation during the National Character Counts! Week Super Celebration at Roswell High School, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) In the spacious Roswell High School cafeteria, the red chairs and yellow...


Pearce and pink

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce chats with attendees celebrating Paint the Town Pink at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center’s Cancer Center, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


A pillar of character

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Fuller talks to students from Hagerman Elementary School about trustworthiness at the Spring River Park & Zoo during a Character Counts! week celebration, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Work for play

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City of Roswell employees erect a playground tree house at Missouri Avenue Park, on the site of the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


How to get a head

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Conservation officers from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish speak to students at Roswell High during Career Day at the school, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Family reunion

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Marley attaches a replacement baby alien to the mural along US 285 south of Roswell while Robert Corn keeps the artwork steady, Wednesday morning. The baby alien is a replacement for the one that was stolen in July. (Mark Wilson Photo)...