Bomb scare leads to evacuations

November 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Salas About 18 homes in east Roswell were evacuated Thursday after a bomb scare at a home in the 600 block of Apple Street. Police said explosive materials were safely removed from residence. No injuries were reported. Roswell police discovered the explosives inside the residence Thursday. New Mexico State Police bomb technicians safely removed the [&hellip...

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Tennis courts reopen

November 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Faye Stokes stands by the poster made in her honor for her years of service to the Roswell Tennis Association during the reopening of the newly resurfaced tennis courts at Cahoon Park Friday night. Plans for further renovations include new bleachers and...


DWI arrest in Chaves County

November 14, 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...


Ozzy Osbourne and son visit Roswell; Legendary heavy metal singer comes to town with History Channel film crew

November 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack peruse the UFO merchandise at the Roswell Landing on Thursday. The Osbournes took a detour to the store along Main Street prior to a scheduled tour of the UFO Museum. The father and son were in Roswell to visit the UFO Museum...


City invokes partial hiring freeze, delay of projects; GRT revenues down for three consecutive months

November 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

After three consecutive months of lower-than-anticipated revenues, the city of Roswell has implemented a hiring freeze and delay of minor projects. City Manager Steve Polasek told the City Council on Thursday night that revenues from gross receipts taxes are...


Northern neighbors invade Roswell

November 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Tom and Shirley McCaughley, Newfoundland-Labrador; Marg Chisholm, Nova Scotia; Anne Gillis, Prince Edward Island; Sonya Piercy, Newfoundland-Labrador; Frieda Burger, Nova Scotia; and Don Chisholm, Nova Scotia. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) A group...


RPD: stabbing suspect Huntsman surrenders

November 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Huntsman A 31-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in the stabbing of a woman last week in Roswell, according to police. Saiejonn Huntsman, 31, of Roswell, was arrested Wednesday night on a warrant charging him with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and...


NMDOH to extend hours for flu shots

November 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Roswell Public Health Office will be hosting an extended hours flu shot clinic Nov.16 through Nov. 19 from 5-7 p.m. at the Roswell Public Health Office, located at 200 E. Chisum St. There is no charge to those attending...


This old house on Penn Avenue will stand; Historic home is not really part of demolitions

November 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tom Jennings and others look over an historic Victorian home in Roswell’s Downtown Historic District that made its way onto the city’s list of proposed structure demolitions. Mayor Dennis Kintigh said only the detached garage, shown at left, will be...


Area schools honor vets on their day

November 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veterans are served lunch during an assembly Wednesday at Goddard High School. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) Various area schools held assemblies to mark Veterans Day. State Rep. Bob Wooley leads the Pledge of Allegiance as the colors are being presented during an...