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Dexter High kids get brutal lesson

April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dexter High students react while watching a staged drunk driving accident in front of the school during the Every 15 Minutes program, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Local police and fire crews responded Wednesday to a grisly car crash outside Dexter High School that claimed the lives of three students and sent one other to [&hellip...

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Local singer celebrates libraries

April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eva McCollaum performed at the Roswell Public Library, Wednesday. Jill McLaughlin Photo Singer Eva McCollaum entertained a quiet crowd Wednesday, but only because most of her audience was busy reading. As part of National Library Week, the Roswell Public...

Curtis fire forces evac

April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lincoln National Forest fire crews battled a blaze Wednesday night that forced residential evacuations near Mayhill. The Curtis fire was reported just before 3:30 p.m. some two miles southwest of Mayhill near Curtis Canyon, north of Hwy. 130, according to...

Family loses all when fire destroys home

April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A little after midnight on Monday, Ruth and Nicholas Rubio’s lives where changed forever when their home, in the 200 block of Harris Road caught fire. Ruth said that the family was lucky because a roommate noticed the smoke and woke them. She tried to put...

RPD busts duo on multiple charges

April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Armando Rodriguez, 19, and one juvenile, Sunday, on charges of armed robbery, aggravated battery, and tampering with evidence. In addition, Rodriquez was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The...

‘When’s Garfield coming?’

April 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cats peer from their front window at a residence on West Juniper, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Standoff ends peacefully

April 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A woman holds a 6-year-old child and quickly departs the scene of a four-hour police standoff after a woman and her two young children, including the child pictured, were released from a home during a domestic situation. Manuel Otero, 32, was arrested on...

PSAs may make comeback

April 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Police Council Committee is dusting off an old idea and making it fresh as a means of helping with the manpower shortages that continue to plague the Roswell Police Department. The idea of bringing back the Police Service Aides has been proposed by Ward 3...

Knowledge Bowl slated for Sunday afternoon at 2:30

April 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In order to support literacy in the community, teams will compete in two rounds of trivia at the 16th annual Knowledge Bowl, hosted by the Roswell Literacy Council and sponsored by Proliteracy America and United Way of Chaves County on Sunday. Teams will...

Vandal arrested Friday

April 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department responded to the 700 block of East Hendricks Street around 7 p.m. Friday and arrested Adrian Sanchez, 29, after he caused thousands of dollars worth of damages. One of the two victims said that the male subject was shouting,...