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GOP gets out the vote

October 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Steve Pearce, Republican candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico, greets his supporters at the GOP headquarters in Roswell, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) With election day looming one week and a half away, Republican candidates running for office made a last dash effort to “get out the vote.” Candidates and volunteers...

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Polish artist to debut at RMAC

October 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Every artist has a unique style — an unmatched energy and point of view that is displayed in their work — a modus operandi. Internationally acclaimed Polish artist Dorota Mytych is no different. “[Art is] not [only] about the style,”...

Gruesome!

October 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A spooky skeleton greets those who dare to trick-or-treat at a house located at 1817 N. Maryland Ave. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Character Counts! Week ends with mural ceremony

October 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Robert Gibson and his Roswell Job Corps Painting & Remodeling students during a dedication of the refurbished Character Counts! mural at Overmier Firestone, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a week of honors, awards and events, Character Counts! Week...

Guilty

October 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

In New Mexico v. Aaron Daugherty, the jury delivered the verdict, Friday, after three hours of deliberation. Daugherty was found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of Valerie A. York, 25, and Mark A. Koenig, 23, on June 13,...

Tornado!

October 22, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Angela Buck, 17, captured this image of a tornado that touched down along North Atkinson Avenue, about a mile north of Walmart, around 6:30 p.m., Thursday. Family members said they watched the tornado a full 10 minutes before they heard the sirens sound....

RPD axes Conner

October 22, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

A top commander at the Roswell Police Department has been fired from the force after more than 13 years of service, according to city documents. Commander Scott Conner was discharged from the RPD on Wednesday. He was hired in July 1997 and prior to his...

1 dead, 1 critical in head-on

October 22, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Emergency personnel respond to a 2-vehicle fatality south of Midway on N.M. 2 around 8 a.m., Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Two cars were involved in a head-on collision south of Midway, Thursday morning, killing one and leaving another critically injured,...

Day 4: Defense rests

October 22, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The defense rested its case, Thursday, in State of New Mexico v. Aaron Daugherty. Deliberation will begin today after Assistant District Attorney Micheal Sanchez and defense attorney Harry Wilcox make their closing statements. Daugherty, 25, is charged with...

Character Counts! Super Celebration recognizes young artists, poets, writers

October 22, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell High School Cyettes and Roadrunners perform for National Character Counts! Week Super Celebration, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chaves County Character Counts!, a national ethics education program, recognized the winners of a county-wide...