Buddy Walk 2016

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nearly 1,000 walkers and a total of 37 teams participated in the 12th annual Buddy Walk, held Saturday morning at Spring River Park & Zoo. The event is held every year as a fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico. The nonprofit is based in Roswell and serves nine counties: Chaves, Eddy, [&hellip...

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Pumpkin patch open to public

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brad Ussery, kitchen manager of the Community Kitchen, addresses the crowd who gathered Saturday for the kick off the pumpkin sale at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Ussery said he can remember coming to the church even as a kid to buy pumpkins. The...


Roswell High marks 2016 homecoming

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2016 Roswell High School homecoming court was recognized at halftime of the Coyotes homecoming game against Alamogordo. Pictured from left: Senior princess Allison McKinley, senior prince Brennan Vaz, senior princess Amber Beaty, senior prince Christopher...


How to grow a small business: Think big

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Scott Bucher, director of the Small Business Development Center at ENMU-R, talks Friday about the need for small business owners to think in new ways about their markets, their competition and the ways they reach and serve customers. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)...


Making room for a new store

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Salvador Veliz cleans up after the partial demolition at 125 S. Main St., former location of Firestone Tire. The new owners have preserved the shell of the historical building and are remodeling it to become an Advance Auto Parts. Along with improving the...


Brick sales meant to preserve history, raise funds for Historical Society

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Executive Director Amy McVay-Davis with an example of a brick an individual or business can buy. (Christina Stock Photo) The Historical Society of Southeast New Mexico is sponsoring a brick fundraiser. “All profits will go directly into the operating cost...


Town of Dexter improves water service with new ultrasonic meters

October 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Town of Dexter public works employees installing a new Kamstrup flowIQ water meter. (Submitted Photo) A state-of-the-art Kamstrup flowIQ water meter like those that is now being installed in Dexter. (Submitted Photo) DEXTER — Residents who receive their...


LED bulb campaign meant to encourage energy conservation

October 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Xcel Energy is donating an energy-saving LED bulb to area nonprofit organizations for each LED bulb purchased at participating Lowe’s stores in New Mexico from Oct. 13-22. The campaign is part of Energy Star’s “Change the World Tour,”...


Lovelace to display student art; Public encouraged to attend gallery opening

October 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the third year, Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell is inviting the public to an art opening featuring artwork by Roswell Independent School District’s kindergarten to fifth-grade students. The goal of the gallery opening is to connect with...


Safe surrender program to be offered today in Albuquerque

October 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

People with an outstanding bench warrant issued by any magistrate court in New Mexico or the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court can avoid arrest by turning themselves in at the Barelas Community Center in Albuquerque today. The Safe Surrender Program will...