City Council rejects cemetery acquisition; Fate of long-neglected Memory Lawn is back to square one

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

(File Photo) Political divisions on the Roswell City Council are becoming increasingly apparent less than a year away from municipal elections, as the City Council voted 6-4 Thursday night against a proposal to take ownership of Memory Lawn Memorial Park. The fate of the cemetery is up in the air, similar to the unknown fate [&hellip...

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New city signs put UFOs on display

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

UFOs crash, hover and pull cows into a tractor beam on the new entry signs to the city designed by EFG Creative Inc. of Albuquerque. These are scheduled to be installed the first of May. (Submitted Image) People will indeed be seeing UFOs in Roswell once new...


An egg-cellent time can be had at Easter events

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Church is hosting a city-wide community egg hunt today for all families at Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1612 W. College Blvd. The 6,000 egg hunt for children 4 to 12 years old will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the soccer fields. In addition...


Bucher sees Roswell businesses growing

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keeping Santa Fe up to date on the needs of the state’s small businesses is part of Scott Bucher’s job. Shown here with Governor Martinez, Bucher works tirelessly to support Roswell’s economy by providing resources and information that local...


SANE nurses dispel myths

April 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Before and after each exam, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners clean the examination room with a 10 percent bleach solution. Kim Hansen, left, director of the SANE program here prepares the examination table as Debbie Swain, one of the SANE nurses in the area...


City Council rejects pool reopening; City leaders say $180,000 price tag was too high

April 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (1)

Roswell city councilors on Thursday night ponder a proposal to reopen the Cahoon Park Pool for the summer season. The City Council voted 8-2 against a resolution to reopen the pool after estimated costs to repair and operate the pool for a single season...


It’s not more rain — it’s just a water line break

April 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

An eight-inch cast iron water line at the northeast corner of Berrendo Road and North Main Street broke Thursday morning at about 10:15 a.m. City Engineer Louis Najar said that the adjacent Motel 6 was not expected to be impacted and that it was not caused by...


Easter celebrations begin

April 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Every year children of St. John’s Catholic Church, 506 South Lincoln Ave., re-enact the stations of the cross. As the Lenten season began, the children shared the story of the Passion of Jesus. It is called the Passion because in Latin the word referred...


Passport event April 22

April 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Anyone wanting to apply for a U.S. passport can submit their applications and documentation and have their photos taken April 22. The Roswell U.S. Postal Service will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, to process passport applications, the...


Free movie, open mic at coffee and tea house

April 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruidoso April 14 Free movie and open mic at Sacred Grounds The movie “Like Father Like Son” shows as part of the Friday night free movie at Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House, 2704 Sudderth Drive, at 6 p.m. The movie is about a family that finds out that...