Parks Commission plugs big pool design; Citizens’ board likes both indoor and outdoor aquatic facility

November 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

The city’s Parks and Recreation Commission voted Monday night to recommend this pool design to city leaders for approval. The design includes an indoor six-lane pool, an outdoor open swim area and an outdoor toddler section. (Scanned Image) The first city body to make a recommendation about a new city-owned recreation center and pool has [&hellip...

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Raking against the wind

November 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s halfway between Halloween and Christmas and finally the leaves are falling in Roswell. Darnell Boyce rakes leaves onto a tarp while Cleve Robinson uses that gas-powered leaf blower in the street at Western Briar Road and Beaver Place, Monday. Many...


Local banks show strength in financial reports

November 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Locally based banks are doing well in spite of a difficult economic situation in the region for the past couple of years, their third quarter financial reports indicate. An economics professor who studies the New Mexico region said that the profits indicate...


Status hearing starts to clear the air about Memory Lawn cemetery

November 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fifth Judicial District Judge Freddie Romero heard a status hearing for the Memory Lawn cemetery Monday morning. The cemetery, located at 2605 E. 19th St., has been tied up in court since Dec. 1, 2009, when the case Joan Park, et. al., v. Allen J Drake, et....


Bell-ringers needed

November 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe West from the Salvation Army was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club. He gave the club a detailed description of what the Salvation Army does for Roswell and the surrounding communities. West requested help from service...


Bell ringers ring in spirit of the season

November 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aside from Santa’s gleeful shouts “Ho, ho, ho!” and Christmas carols playing in every store, perhaps no other sound says Christmas more than the ring of a Salvation Army bell. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) From Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve, the...


Dunnahoo works to preserve Roswell memories

November 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dunnahoo It’s the stories that matter, and the memories that make the stories come alive. Janice Dunnahoo knows this as well as anyone could. Her family has been in the Roswell area since the Great Depression and her husband’s family has been...


State police to conduct sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols in December

November 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and registration, insurance and drivers’ license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during December. These checkpoints are helping to change society’s...


Auditions this week for “The Music Man”

November 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shirley Jones and Robert Preston in the 1962 film adaption of “The Music Man.” (Photo courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter) Way Way Off Broadway Theatre Co. will be holding auditions for its 2017 spring production, “The Music Man.”...


Political party leaders soon stepping aside; Jason Perry and Michael A. Trujillo are eyeing other positions

November 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael A. Trujillo, left, chairman of the Democratic Party of Chaves County, and Jason Perry, third from left, chairman of the Republican Party of Chaves County, look over primary election results at the Chaves County Clerk’s Office in June. Both...