Local retailers ready for green on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Donuts and coffee awaited visitors to Casa Bella Boutique on Black Friday, but owner Jennifer Whitcamp said she thinks the real draw for shoppers this season is the merchandise. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Below: Camaryn Henington, a former Dexter school teacher, opened Shoes to be Happy and the T-Shirt Factory last year. The downtown retailer [&hellip...

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Adding a little fantasy to the holidays

November 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christmas Fantasy brings young and old out. (Christina Stock Photo) Above: Christmas Fantasy is in the air. (Christina Stock Photo) Below: Christmas Fantasy shines brightly. (Christina Stock Photo) The annual 34th Christmas Fantasy arts and crafts fair...


Santa couldn’t be any more safe

November 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa Claus had a special escort Friday morning to visit children at the Roswell Mall. The staff at Allstate Security Services LLC, with the assistance of Roswell Nissan, made sure Santa made it to the mall safely. Allstate Security left their K9, Ghost, (not...


Two arrested in Wednesday homicide case; This week’s murder marks 13 total for 2016 in Roswell

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two men were arrested early Thursday morning and charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit armed robbery, in conjunction with the Wednesday morning homicide of Jeremy Ridens, 35, of Roswell, bringing the total of homicides in Roswell in 2016...


Dallas Fed indicates some improvement in area oil activity; Reports show Southern New Mexico economy had some third quarter gains

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Active oil rigs have increased in the region for the third quarter 2016, according to the Federal Bank of Dallas, but the industry worldwide faces continued difficulties. (AP File Photo) Reports show Southern New Mexico economy had some third quarter gains...


Chugging along with holiday cheer

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Christmas Railway debuts today at the Spring River Zoo. The young and young at heart will be captivated by hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights, as they pass by six light show displays on their way to St. Nicholas Station. While at the...


A new Thanksgiving tradition for the Coyotes

November 24, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

Roswell senior fullback and linebacker Luis Mendoza chases down a much smaller brand of ball carrier Thursday morning at the Roswell High practice fields as the Coyotes invited local youngsters to practice with the team on Thanksgiving, a day ahead of the...


Serving up some friendship

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 43 turkeys and lots of enchiladas, rice and beans were served to more than 500 people before noon Thursday at the free Thanksgiving dinner offered by Johnny Gonzales, founder of the Community Volunteer Program. The dinner was held at the Fraternal...


IRS proposes stronger security filters and tax refund processing

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As the IRS steps up its efforts to combat identity theft and tax refund fraud through its many processing filters, legitimate refund returns sometimes get delayed during the review process. While the IRS is working diligently to stop the issuance of...


Universities ask Trump to work to prevent violence, hatred

November 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than a 110 universities and colleges nationwide, including two in Texas, have called on President-elect Donald Trump to take strong steps to disavow hatred, harassment and violence in the wake of the presidential elections. Trump has indicated in...