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Pecan harvest

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers at Mountain Estate Pecan Orchard on the western edge of Roswell assist in pecan harvesting, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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52% of the way there

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

BrookeLynne Southern, 10, updates the United Way sign on the courthouse lawn Wednesday to indicate that 52% of the goal has been reached, with contributions totalling $299,747. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Last day to enter Electric Light Christmas Parade today

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

It may not be Santa Claus and his reindeer, but it will be Santa Claus followed by two horses and a camel. That’s what Dusty Huckabee, director of MainStreet Roswell, said will be included in this year’s Electric Light Christmas Parade, an event featuring...

3 dead in plane crash

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, three people died when a plane went down 37 miles west of Roswell. Shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol helicopters located the wreckage of a plane in an area described as heavily...

Gov. proclaims NM Civil Air Patrol Day

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Those who perform search and rescue duties, assist with emergency services and conduct cadet programs will be honored statewide today. Gov. Susana Martinez proclaimed Dec. 1, 2011, Civil Air Patrol Day in New Mexico. CAP, which was esablished by Congress Dec....

P&Z sends Plan to City Council

December 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

A master plan for Roswell’s downtown area was unanimously recommended for City Council approval by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission in its regular meeting, Tuesday evening. The commission also recommended that the Railroad District be designated...

Big Brother, Sisters receive donation

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amanda Ware of Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a donation from Tom Jennings and Darryl Burkhead of MainStreet Roswell, Tuesday. The money was raised from proceeds generated from the recent Zombie Walk and were divided with Harvest Ministries. (Mark Wilson...

Fifth annual Heart Gallery hopes to create families

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attendees check out the photographs on display during the Heart Gallery reception in honor of National Adoption Month, Tuesday evening, at the Chaves County Administration Building. (Mark Wilson Photo) For dozens of children in Chaves County, the holidays may...

County reviews redistricting

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission held a redistricting workshop Tuesday morning to review the maps prepared by state Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, of New Mexico Demographics. With five redistricting concepts in hand, commissioners planned to extensively examine the...

RPD didn’t violate man’s rights in stop

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

On Nov. 20, Carl Roy Burleson pleaded guilty to charges of felon in possession of a firearm in Las Cruces Federal Court. The guilty plea followed a three-year-long court battle and appeals process after his arrest on May 2, 2008. The final ruling was...