NMMI, Alumni Association get court date

September 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute and its former Alumni Association are set to face off Oct. 15 in Eddy County District Court on the Institute’s request to immediately freeze more than $5.2 million in funds. An Eddy County district court judge set the preliminary injunction hearing Thursday to address NMMI’s lawsuit against the Association filed...

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Washed out road

September 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Damage from the recent flooding washed out portions of a bridge on Morgan Road that spans the Felix River west of Hagerman, forcing its closure. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Event encourages families to have fun while getting fit

September 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children test their balance on a rocker board during Fun, Fit, Family Night at the Roswell Convention Center, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Hundreds of parents and children spent an evening learning about health the fun way with Fun, Fit, Family Night...


Dictionary Day the definition of fun

September 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Teacher Maria Gomez helps students find the second of two words, important. In the background, Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell assists other students. When she relayed her sample sentence, Ezzell told the students that each and every one of them were important....


Manure biogas venture considered

September 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

AG Power’s plan to convert dairy waste from Chaves County farms into usable biofuel will first include the construction of a plant at the corner of Price Lane and Tumbleweed Road. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) An innovative project to turn Chaves County’s...


Legion Riders roll into Roswell

September 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s American Legion Post 28 hosted the arrival of New Mexico American Legion Riders Monday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) American Legion Riders from across New Mexico rolled into Roswell’s Post 28 parking lot Monday afternoon in an effort to ferry...


Esperanza House: Helping victims of sexual assault in Roswell since 1992

September 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. Esperanza House provides a vital service to the community. The...


Training Day

September 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Fire Department assist two fellow firemen who are training to become drivers during a driving practicals course at the Louis Jones Training Facility, Saturday. The firemen, Bill Schwalm and Steven Bechtel, will take a drivers test...


Blues, Band and Barbecue outdoes last year’s profits

September 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School band performs during the Blue, Bands and Barbecue held Saturday at Roswell Honda. Monies raised were slated for both the GHS band and the band from Roswell High School. (Mark Wilson Photo) Attendees of the 2013 Blues, Bands and...


The long courtship of Byron and Pat Smith

September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pat Smith, 86, holds a photo of her late husband, Byron, from his days in the military. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was 1943. England’s WWII had been going on for nearly four years, and although it impacted the country as a whole, there were some who took the...