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Character development teacher workshop to return to NMMI

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute will again host the Medal of Honor Foundation’s Character Development Program Teacher Workshop for area middle and high school teachers and administrators from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Daniels Leadership Center on the NMMI campus. The workshop is free for teachers and administrators and will be [&hellip...

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Continuity of Care begins scholarship

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A local group of health care and service providers are preparing to offer a new scholarship through Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. The Continuity of Care/Cindy Willard Memorial Scholarship will be offered to students pursing careers in health...

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Puzzles allow Cansino to stay active

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Priscilla Cansino has been working on puzzles for about three or four years. Her favorite puzzle is of an underwater scene. After putting the puzzle together she framed it herself and decorated the frame with a blue background and lights. (Dylanne Petros...

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RISD stepping up recruitment to fill 60 vacancies

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It could be a marriage made in heaven. Roswell Independent School District needs to fill about 60 teaching positions and Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, is seeking jobs for its education graduates. In mid-October, Tom Burris, district...

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Residents receive scam phone calls

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Roswell residents received phone calls Tuesday from people claiming to be representing the popular Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, but the callers asked the residents for money in order to obtain their supposed prize checks. The Roswell Police...

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Kirksey sole applicant for new judgeship; Judicial nominating commission meets today in Lovington

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kirksey   Hobbs attorney Lee Kirksey is the only applicant who has applied for the judicial vacancy on the 5th Judicial District Court, according to a news release issued by the court on Monday. The vacancy is due to the creation of a new judgeship by...

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9/11 movie set to wrap in December

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Director and screen writer Robert Randall films a shot of actress Rachelle Krebs in a scene for an upcoming TV movie about 9/11 in Roswell in September 2013. (File Photo)   A “made for television” movie partially filmed in Roswell based on the events...

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Longtime Lincoln County journalist Hammond dies

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lincoln County News owner Lilah “Ruth” Hammond, 78, of Carrizozo, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 4. (Courtesy Photo)   Lilah “Ruth” Hammond of Carrizozo, 78, owner of the Lincoln County News, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 4....

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18-year-old man reported missing

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An 18-year-old Roswell resident has gone missing and police are asking for help in locating him. Jorge Garcia was last seen one week ago, on Sept. 3, by his grandfather at the house the two share in the 800 block of East Bland Street. The two had an argument...

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Parks director: Public opinion split on fate of Yucca Center

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Williams, left, Roswell’s director of parks and recreation, discusses the Yucca Recreation Center with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, while Kiwanian Abel Esquibel, at right, listens. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Residents attending the recent...