Celebrate the Arts Day inspires creativity

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children made puppets Saturday at the 10th annual Celebrate the Arts Day that took place at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Those who attended Saturday’s event participated in free visual and performing arts activities throughout the afternoon. Student-inspired artwork was available for purchase during the event. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo)...

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Vision center reopens after ugly vandalism

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A local optometrist who said last week his office would close due to repeated acts of vulgar vandalism reopened his practice Monday. Leadingham Vision Center, of 1100 N Main St., reopened Monday after it was thoroughly cleaned and disinfected due to the fecal...


Real estate agent named to P&Z Commission

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell real estate broker Melodi Salas has been appointed to fill a seat on the Chaves County Planning and Zoning Commission. Appointed by the Chaves County Commission April 21, Salas will serve an interim term for a few months to fill the unexpired term of...


County clerk to hold election schools

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Clerk’s office has announced public instructional schools will be held in the coming weeks for election workers for the June 7 Democratic and Republican primaries. The county clerk’s office will hold public schools of instruction for all...


Chaves County grand jury indicts three Roswell men and Clovis woman

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County grand jury indicted four more people last week, three from Roswell and one from Clovis, on charges ranging from failure to register as a sex offender to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The grand jury, which has been authorized for...


Assurance Home receives car donation for birthday

April 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ron Malone, executive director of the Assurance Home, along with a couple of the young residents, shows off a 1979 Lincoln Continental that was donated to the residence for at-risk and homeless children. (Submitted Photo) Assurance Home recently received a...


Voter registration deadlines looming; Party leaders are trying to boost their respective camps

April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Party leaders on both sides of the aisle are stepping up voter registration efforts and urging residents to double-check their voter registration cards to make sure they’re registered with their preferred political party in time for New Mexico’s June...


I’m a big girl now!

April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This young lady appears to be getting a jump start on her parenting skills Saturday at the Roswell Humane Society’s Community Yard Sale. The sale was held at the Russ DeKay Soccer Field across from the Wool Bowl. More than 60 vendors sold everything from...


Young detective making a difference in Roswell

April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Detective Michael Burkowski in his office surrounded by computer equipment. Burkowski said that prior to his arrival at RPD, the department didn’t have as much computer equipment as it does now. However, Burkowski said he was able to track...


Boots in the ditch

April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A group of Cuban farmers show off their new “mud boots” donated by Roswell Livestock and Farm Supply. Nine pairs of the rubber boots were brought to the Cuban farmers who work in irrigation ditches earlier this month by a mission group from Tabernacle...