Art on the patio

October 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruth Dobbins is showing in the photo one of the almost finished glass panels that she is etching with a mobil blaster. (Christina Stock Photo) World-renowned glass artist turns the patio of Peppers Grill & Bar restaurant into an open-air studio over the weekend. Ruth Dobbins was born in Germany and is an internationally recognized authority in...

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Recent DWI arrests

October 17, 2016 • Local News, UncategorizedComments (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...


Training for poll workers scheduled

October 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Clerk will be holding a “public school of instruction” for all presiding judges, precinct boards and others who will be officially concerned with conduct at the Nov. 8 general election. The instruction schools will be held at the County...


Office of the Public Defender faces shortage; Budget cuts mean additional duties with less support

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an announcement early last week, the public defenders office in Hobbs said it won’t be taking on any new clients due to budget constraints and stated they would start filing a “notice of unavailability” in magistrate court. This means the office...


DA Luce talks about possible budget cuts

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dianna Luce, district attorney for the Fifth Judicial District Court, announced last month that her office asked the Legislature during the special session for a 1.5 percent budget increase, stating that continued cuts and deficits are in danger of eroding...


Local victims of domestic violence are remembered

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder and his wife Jean greet the Rosales family Saturday during Roswell Refuge’s annual candle-light vigil. On June 11, Roswell was shaken by the news of a quintuple homicide that resulted in the deaths of five members of...


Shirley Williams gets the job done

October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Working at the Recreation Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. shortly before her retirement, Shirley Williams spent 25 years helping Roswell’s children to find their passions. (Submitted Photo) It started with blue jeans versus buses. But it doesn’t...


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...


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...