Good news from the Pumpkin Patch

November 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Submitted photo   St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sunday donated $1,800 to three local organizations from the proceeds of its annual Pumpkin Patch sale. A check for $600 each was presented to Rivers of Life, Chaves County CASA and Cub Scouts Pack 26. The pumpkins were grown by Ravae and James Leonard, who are [&hellip...

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Miller selected president of New Mexico Amigos

November 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Miller   The New Mexico Amigos, a non-profit and nonpartisan group also known as the state’s official Goodwill Ambassadors, have named new officers and directors for 2015. Ronald L. Miller CPA, a Roswell resident who serves on the board of directors of...


Salas’ restored Nova wins at car show

November 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Greg Salas, left, and Frank Samario stand with two of Salas’ restored cars. The black 1968 Chevy II Nova recently won at the Freak-N- Shine car show in Carlsbad. Salas restores old cars as a tribute to his parents, David and Mary Salas. (Dylanne Petros...


Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 17

November 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls on Nov. 17: At 8 a.m., to a structure fire at South Garden Avenue and East Buena Vista Street. At 10:17 a.m., to a public assist in the 500 block of Cypress Avenue. At 3:18 p.m., to a medical call in the...


Murder charge dropped on technicality

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Humberto Figueroa   A murder charge leveled against a former Roswell man more than eight years ago has been dismissed because of the failure of local authorities to extradite him to New Mexico in a timely fashion to face charges. Fifth Judicial District...


Tribute to veterans

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Second-place poster contest winner Logan Hoover, 8, front at far left, shows off his poster about World War II next to first-place winner Caitlyn Russell, center, at Valley Christian Academy Monday. The two are joined by U.S. Navy veteran Jack Fox, back left,...


Firefighters take on distracted driving

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Shane Adams, Roswell Fire Department battalion chief, watches Roswell High School students use the distracted driving simulators during a health class. Adams and Division Chief Jason Sweatfield have been presenting their distracted driving presentation to...


Task force work results in drug dealers’ convictions

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Two local drug dealers are likely headed to prison in the near future following their convictions recently in state District Court in Roswell. The two Roswell men were each found guilty of trafficking methamphetamine, a controlled substance. Vincent H....


Traveling trophy winners

November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Restaurant owner Madux Hobbs, left, and Realtor David Duer won the Roswell Chamber of Commerce’s traveling Tailgate Trophy. Hobbs and Duer teamed up at the Chamber’s Tailgate Open House to present the awarding winning mesquite smoked ribs from Black...


But isn’t it still fall?

November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The trail has literally “gone cold” as Ray McFall takes his dog Bella for a walk across the bridge at the sunken garden at Cahoon Park Sunday afternoon after a morning snow storm blanketed Roswell with the white stuff. A former New York native,...