Kintigh presents proclamation

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, right, presented a proclamation to the Governor of the Southwest District of Kiwanis Windy Mortensen, of Phoenix, Ariz., during her visit here on Saturday. The Roswell Kiwanis Club hosted a district meeting and Kiwanians from Portales, Clovis and Hobbs attended the gathering. (Courtesy Photo)...

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Nonprofits celebrate success of ‘Give Grande!’

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Ron Malone, of Assurance Home; Mike Wolf, of Big Brothers Big Sisters of SENM; Shelly Currier, of Wings for LIFE; Cassie McClain, board president of Downs Syndrome Foundation of SENM; and Nathan Padilla of Embrace Inc., representing the local...



May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three-year-old canine enthusiast Gavin Banda, of Dexter, gets acquainted Saturday with Olaf, an 8-month-old Boston Terrier, at the Roswell Humane Society’s eighth annual adopt-a-pet event at Classics Frozen Custard. Also pictured are Gavin’s...


Council awards lodgers’ tax funds

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council has awarded tax revenues to three city events that promote tourism, including an event city leaders said will attract some of the brightest minds in rocketry science to Roswell this fall. The council on Thursday awarded $2,465 of lodgers’ tax...


Local leaders visit Washington, D.C.

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A group of business and civic leaders from Southeast New Mexico recently took part in the sixth annual Artesia-Roswell Washington Fly-In. (Courtesy Photo)   A group of business and civic leaders from Southeast New Mexico recently took part in the sixth...


Local student Moore to serve as AFA campus ambassador

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mason Moore, a freshman at New Mexico State University studying agricultural economics, was recently selected as one of 17 campus ambassadors for Agriculture Future of America. AFA is a leader and professional development organization for collegiate leaders...


Gonzales giveaway today

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales and volunteers from Prison Door Ministry were at Fresenius Medical Care SE New Mexico Kidney Center on Friday handing out balloons and flowers to the dialysis patients in honor of Mother’s Day. Today, the ministry will be hosting a...


Man sentenced to 15 years for sexual abuse of a child

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jackson   CLOVIS — A Clovis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after entering a guilty plea to criminal sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13, a second-degree felony. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb, announced that...


ENMU-Roswell has record number of grads

May 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sara Linares, of Roswell, receives a kiss on the cheek from her mother, Alicia Segouia, after graduating Friday night from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. A record number of students, 506, received certificates and degrees Friday night at the Roswell...


Missouri Avenue Park opens

May 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Students from Missouri Avenue Elementary School enjoy a break from the classroom during the grand opening ceremonies for Roswell’s newest park, Missouri Avenue Park. The grand opening was held Friday morning and students from the school led the...