RFD call log — Aug. 21-24

August 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 21 • At 9:04 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East 19th Street and Atkinson Avenue. • At 10:39 a.m., fire alarm, 3100 block of Highland Drive. • At 6:05 p.m., grassfire, 700 block of East Greenwood Drive. • At [&hellip...

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DWI arrest in Chaves County for Aug. 22

August 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Three dead, one injured after shooting

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police say this house in the 300 block of East Reed Street was the scene of a triple homicide Saturday morning. A fourth person was injured and transported to the hospital. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The Roswell Police Department is investigating a...


Sun vs. clouds

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The sun breaks through the clouds as the sun sets behind Chili’s Grill and Bar and the Wal-Mart Supercenter, 4500 N. Main St., as seen from the Bealls parking lot Friday night. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...


John Schaffer not resting on laurels after two great careers

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Schaffer Most people feel lucky if they have one good career, but Roswell resident John Schaffer said he’s been fortunate to have two — the first in the U.S. Air Force as a pilot and the second New Mexico Military Institute as a counselor. The...


Praying for wildfire victims

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Holden Prayer Service was held Saturday at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. The ecumenical service was held to prayer for the victims or recent wildfires in the Northwest. Three firefighters have died fighting the fires. Pastors from three local...


Robbery suspect flees from police, fights with officer

August 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 27-year-old Roswell man faces multiple criminal charges after he allegedly threatened Walmart employees while stealing a computer from the store, then sped through town — speeding through stop signs and refusing to stop for police as they tried to pull...


Kidnapper faces 34-year sentence

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chavez A Roswell man who defied a restraining order, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, kidnapped the woman and her son, held a knife to her throat as they drove to Hobbs and abandoned their son in a parking lot faces a possible sentence of more than...


Not an artist, but still a painter

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A worker gives a sign a new coat of paint at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St., Thursday. The Patricia Lubben Bassett Art Education Center is currently hosting the 32nd Annual Roswell Fine Arts League National Juried Art Show through...


A day to be serious and happy

August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Job Corps Center held its graduation Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Altogether, 180 students graduated with around 70 participating in the commencement ceremony with friends and family in attendance. Job Corps is a federally...