County, FEMA assess flood damage repairs

December 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County road staff met with officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to assess damages to county roads sustained during September’s flooding events. West Country Club Road near Adobe Mesa Road, seen here, sustained some of the more severe damage. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A number of county roads that remain damaged...

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Posada performance

December 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Danza de los Matachines perform during the Goddard High School’s Spanish Club presentation of Posada 2013 at the GHS Little Theater, recently. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Most of city’s homicides are revenge driven

December 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Most of the homicides that occur in Roswell stem from two potential sources, domestic disputes or revenge killings. As Police Chief Phil Smith said in a recent Police Committee meeting: “Killings in Roswell are not random events.” Most subjects know their...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Erica Peterson, John Anthony Ornelas

December 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Erica Peterson (Left), 25, is wanted for probation violation on original charges of robbery and receiving stolen property. She is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 110 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. John Anthony Ornelas (Right), 35, is wanted for probation...


ENMU-R honors largest fall grad class in its history

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-R graduates clown around prior to commencement ceremonies at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The largest fall graduating class in the history of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell attended its...


Council discusses medical cannabis zoning

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A medical marijuana distributor could open a store in Roswell, City Councilors concluded after discussing whether to change a zoning ordinance Thursday. But a final vote to remove restrictions was postponed. Several councilors spoke in favor of a medical...


K-Bob’s Steakhouse open for business

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bartender Brian Schwarz and Jazmon Miller, corporate bar trainer for K-Bob’s Steakhouse, a restaurant chain based in Santa Fe, stand behind the new steakhouse’s bar during lunch hour traffic. (Tess Townsend photo) Business is already booming at the new...


Mulcahy takes reins at EDC

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A reception was held Thursday at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce for newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director John Mulcahy, center. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development...


Job Corps students show off their skills

December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students in the Job Corps Culinary Arts program prepared and served the food for Job Corps’ quarterly luncheon Thursday. The luncheon is meant to keep companies in the community up to date with everything Job Corps is doing, and also acts as a forum to...


High speed pursuit through city ends in arrest

December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mann Pecos Valley Communications dispatched authorities, around 1 a.m. Wednesday, after receiving calls about a suspicious vehicle and an attempted burglary at a restaurant located near the intersection of Southeast Main and Poe Street. Shane C. Mann, 26,...