Sen. Pirtle to reintroduce time zone bill

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Pirtle A legislative measure that fell just short of the governor’s desk earlier this year that would have placed New Mexico on the same time year-round will likely again be reintroduced, says a local state lawmaker. State Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, said he will reintroduce the measure, with a twist, that would place the entire [&hellip...

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Give peace a chance

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

JoAnn Lopez, fourth from left, and members of the Roswell Job Corps cut the red ribbon provided by Andrea Moore and the Roswell Redcoats to begin their Walk for Peace and Non-Violence. The walk began at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Roswell Convention and Civic...


Riders recognized at horsemen banquet

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pecos Valley Horsemen held its annual awards banquet Saturday, Nov. 14 to recognize riders in the 2015 show season at their arena in town. The awards banquet was held in the Children’s Ministry building at Grace Community Church, where it’s been for the...


Roswell helps CASA spread holiday cheer

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A live auction for Christmas trees was held at First American Bank’s main branch at 111 E. Fifth St. across from the Chaves County Courthouse at 5 p.m. Friday. The gift trees are part of an annual program called Winter Wonderland, which...


Roswell’s film industry off to a good start with ‘Rodeo & Juliet’

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Producer/director Thadd Turner takes time to meet with the audience who came to see the premiere of “Rodeo & Juliet” at the Galaxy 8 movie theater. (Christina Stock Photo) The Roswell audience got to enjoy a glimpse behind the scenes at the free...


Child struck in hit and run

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Just after 4:30 p.m Friday, emergency units responded to the 1000 block of West Tilden Street in reference to a vehicle striking a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a 6-year-old boy, was transported to the hospital as a precaution, but appeared to be all right,...


Elementary student’s vision provides food to homeless

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from Nancy Lopez Elementary School, along with RHS students, collected more than 2,000 cans of food for the homeless.(Submitted Photo) A third grader, Eddiy Hernandez, at Nancy Lopez Elementary School had a vision. He wanted to do something to help...


Sidney Gutierrez Middle School begins aquaponics program

November 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Students from Sidney Gutierrez Middle School meet with Oasis Aquaponics owners Thursday to help them in their new aquaponics program. Students learn how to maintain their system, including how to check the pH, ammonia and nitrate levels. This meeting will...


Suspect in drug trafficking sting apprehended

November 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Authorities surround a house in the 1100 block of East Walnut Avenue, where police say drug trafficking suspect Gerald Sentell called 911 after he got stuck in the attic. Sentell led police on a high-speed chase that caused a lockdown at two schools on the...


Game Commission hears wolf appeals

November 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A state Game Commission decision to deny a permit to keep Mexican gray wolves at the Ladder Ranch was “arbitrary and capricious” because it singled out efforts to repopulate southern New Mexico with the endangered species by focusing on an isolated...