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‘I hope I don’t fall in’

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A duck walks gingerly on the frozen lake at Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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All Saints observes Celebrate National Catholic Education Week

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

All Saints Catholic School, a private Catholic school accredited by AdvancEd, continued its celebration of National Catholic Education Week this week. Last week’s snowstorms forced the school to reschedule its festivities. This week’s...

Madsen has pre-trial hearing

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

A pre-trial hearing was held telephonically in Magistrate Court on Wednesday morning for Detective Jeannie Madsen, who was arrested and charged with battery of a household member on Jan. 9. Defense attorney S. Douglas Jones Witt stated that he believed the...

State engineer blocks pipeline

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell businessman’s proposal that would transfer southeastern New Mexico water to northern areas of the state was derailed by the state engineer Tuesday afternoon. New Mexico’s Office of the State Engineer issued a denial for Berrendo...

Mtn View has water

February 9, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

A school official said the frozen water line in Mountain View Middle School, which broke during the snowstorm last week and caused the school to remain closed, was fixed Tuesday morning. Water has been restored, and the school is ready to be open,...

Monterrey Elementary kids dig running

February 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

These Monterrey Elementary School lads get a bit of exercise at the school, Tuesday morning. (Jonathan Entzminger Photo) More than 400 students, grades K-5, will run or earn hundreds of miles in the Mileage Club program at Monterrey Elementary School for the...

Walker Aviation Museum features Love Letters exhibit

February 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Through March, Walker Aviation Museum visitors can read love letters written by military wives and their husbands during World War II and the Korean conflict. “The central theme is on the amount of time it took to get letters,” Juliana Halverson,...

Seat search under way

February 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell’s mayor says he is closer to finding a replacement for an empty City Council seat and hopes to make his final decision sometime next week. Mayor Del Jurney announced on Tuesday that he has found “six to eight good candidates” to...

Four-car accident

February 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

An accident occurred at lunchtime Monday on Main Street between McGaffey and Summit streets. Three of the vehicles were stopped at the light on Summit Street when a black Chrysler 300 hit a Chevy Lumina, which then hit a black Hyundai.The police are looking...

Ruidoso officials declare emergency

February 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Village of Ruidoso officials were slated to hold a last-minute council meeting Monday night to adopt a resolution declaring an emergency in the village. Mayor Ray Alborn announced that the area has experienced severe water loss as result of the extreme cold...