Cowboy Mounted Shooting returns to Roswell

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cowboy Mounted Shooting will be returning to the Bob Crosby Arena at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds for the ninth annual Chisum Shootout on Sept 12, 13, 14, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This is a family-oriented sport that can be enjoyed by cowgirls and cowboys alike of all ages. This is a timed [&hellip...

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Ready to ride

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The carousel at the Spring River Park and Zoo stands ready for riders on Sunday in Roswell. Spring River Park and Zoo is the only free zoo in New Mexico, and the historic wooden carousel was donated to the city in the 1970s. The rare carousel is one of about...


Rescued Roswell dog attacks rescuer in Vaughn

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This photo of Elizabeth Honce’s bitten hand was posted on the “Save Max” Facebook page on Sunday. (Courtesy Photo)   An Albuquerque attorney who rescued a dog from Roswell’s city pound Friday said the dog attacked and mauled her en route to her...


Planetarium to host open house Thursday evening

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

School board member and former Goddard Planetarium director James Waldrup, left, visits with Kaarina Jager following Monday’s Chaves County Tourism Council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Roswell Museum and Art Center will host an open...


Final performances of ‘Patsy Cline’ to be this weekend at Little Theater; Theatre staff recommends reservations for last shows

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The final three performances of “Always… Patsy Cline!” will be this coming weekend, and Roswell Community Little Theatre officials are recommending ticket reservations be made due to the last three performances selling out. “We have some...


Hobbs man found guilty of kidnap, battery

September 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Hobbs man was convicted on Sept. 4 of kidnapping, aggravated battery against a household member, aggravated assault against a household member and false imprisonment in Lea County District Court, according to a news release from the New Mexico Department of...


Walkers weather wet weather

September 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of people braved wet and chilly weather Saturday morning to take part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which began at the Chaves County Courthouse. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for...


Roswell businessman Andy Daniels dies

September 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniels   Roswell business leader Andy Daniels died in Albuquerque on Thursday. Daniels, 64, was president and CEO of Barnett Fine Flooring in Roswell. According to friends, Daniels had lived in Roswell for 40 years. He was remembered by many for his...


Blodgett continues serving, volunteering in community

September 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blodgett   Joan Blodgett is like the Energizer Bunny — not only does she keep on going, today she’s wearing all pink, including a T-shirt she picked up during a trip to Paris, France. “My daughter Dina took me to the United Kingdom, England, and...


First responders honored at annual event

September 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, far left, hands 9-month-old Shea Sall back to her mother, Rachel Hayes, after having their picture taken by her father, Eric Sall, far right, during the 13th annual Grandparents and Heroes Day Celebration at Generations of...