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Oropesa, Ward I contender, focuses on city growth, accountability

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Juan Oropesa Juan Oropesa, former executive director of the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce, said he is running for the Ward I City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Bob Maples currently represents the ward. A resident of Roswell for 42 years, Oropesa decided to run a second time for council because, “Roswell has...

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Local doctor remembered

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell community is inevitably suffering the loss of one of its own; a woman, who under President Harry Truman was appointed to be a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps of the U.S. Army. Dr. Joann Levitt passed away in her Roswell home on Jan. 22,...

Legislature to consider driver’s license bill

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The House Labor and Human Resources Committee, of which Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, is a member, will meet today to hear one bill sponsored by Rep. Andy Nunez’s, I-Hatch, which enables only those with a social security number to be eligible to...

BCA Medical Associates receives national recognition

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Karen Carson, left, of BCA Medical Associates, accepts a plaque from Irene Krokos, medical director for Molina Healthcare, Wednesday, recognizing the facility for outstanding service to the community. (Mark Wilson Photo) BCA Medical Associates of Roswell...

Souper Bowl on its way

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kay Allison shows off her ceramic soup bowls at the Roswell Museum and Art Center that will be used during the upcoming Lend-A-Hand of Roswell’s annual Souper Bowl of Caring. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Job Corps gives American Legion hall needed facelift

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Adrian Rosales and fellow students enrolled in the Home Builders Institute at the Roswell Job Corps give the Veterans Memorial Hall of American Legion Post No. 28 a major facelift Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Paintbrushes and tools in hand, Roswell Job Corps...

Accident with injuries

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An accident between a Roswell Independent School District bus and a gray Lexus occurred around 12 p.m., Tuesday at the corner of Grand Avenue and Country Club Road. Kathleenmarie Parker, 53, an RISD bus driver, will be issued a citation for failure to stop at...

Sanchez seeks Ward IV seat

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Savino Sanchez Jr. Savino Sanchez Jr., associate pastor of Roswell’s Church on the Move, says he is running for the Ward IV City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Amarante Fresquez currently represents the ward. Although this...

RPD down 25 cops

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Deparment is 25 officers down from the normal complement of 96. With 20 people in management positions, either sergeant or above, and a further 18 who work in other departments, this leaves 33 officers to answer service calls. “We were 16...

‘Hoo? Me?’

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This barn owl came into the care of a local wildlife rehabilitator after he flew into a window. He has been under observation for 72 hours to make sure he did not have a concussion. He has eaten well and is being returned to his home where it is believed he...