Murder charge dropped on technicality

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Humberto Figueroa   A murder charge leveled against a former Roswell man more than eight years ago has been dismissed because of the failure of local authorities to extradite him to New Mexico in a timely fashion to face charges. Fifth Judicial District Judge James Hudson on Nov. 6 granted a motion to dismiss murder [&hellip...

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Tribute to veterans

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Second-place poster contest winner Logan Hoover, 8, front at far left, shows off his poster about World War II next to first-place winner Caitlyn Russell, center, at Valley Christian Academy Monday. The two are joined by U.S. Navy veteran Jack Fox, back left,...


Firefighters take on distracted driving

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Shane Adams, Roswell Fire Department battalion chief, watches Roswell High School students use the distracted driving simulators during a health class. Adams and Division Chief Jason Sweatfield have been presenting their distracted driving presentation to...


Task force work results in drug dealers’ convictions

November 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Two local drug dealers are likely headed to prison in the near future following their convictions recently in state District Court in Roswell. The two Roswell men were each found guilty of trafficking methamphetamine, a controlled substance. Vincent H....


Traveling trophy winners

November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Restaurant owner Madux Hobbs, left, and Realtor David Duer won the Roswell Chamber of Commerce’s traveling Tailgate Trophy. Hobbs and Duer teamed up at the Chamber’s Tailgate Open House to present the awarding winning mesquite smoked ribs from Black...


But isn’t it still fall?

November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The trail has literally “gone cold” as Ray McFall takes his dog Bella for a walk across the bridge at the sunken garden at Cahoon Park Sunday afternoon after a morning snow storm blanketed Roswell with the white stuff. A former New York native,...


Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 14-17

November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 14 • At 7:35 a.m., to an electrical fire call in the 1300 block of East McGaffey Street. • At 8:30 a.m., to a medical call in the 700 block of West 14th Street. •...


Dino day

November 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Dinosaurs took over the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Saturday. Families and children could enjoy stepping into the past and interacting with different dinosaurs, such as the T-Rex. There were many activities for children including a dinosaur band and...


Friday night crash under investigation

November 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A collision Friday night involving a passenger car and tractor-trailer truck at South Main Street and the Roswell Relief Route resulted in one injury. Todd Wildermuth, public information officer for the Roswell Police Department, said the collision involved a...


Art show attracts more than pottery

November 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Dallas Pollei and Stephanie DeFranco talk to a customer at the Pecos Valley Potters Guild Art Sale Saturday afternoon. It is Pollei and DeFranco’s first year at the sale and they sold landscape photographs and textured paintings. (Dylanne Petros Photo)...