Accused child pornographer gets 1 year prison sentence in plea deal; Castillo also must serve 5 years probation and register as...

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Castillo A Roswell man charged on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of children under 18 years of age has pleaded no contest to two of the counts while the other two counts were dropped during a plea agreement on Sept. 15 in the Fifth Judicial District Court in Roswell. Jose Castillo, 24, aka Joey Kastillo, [&hellip...

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Class of ’66 reunites, reminisces

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School class of 1966 toured their alma mater Saturday morning as part of the Class of ’66 reunion, shared by Goddard and Roswell high schools. They had approximately 125 classmates and 60 guests that attended. Friday night their class’...


Drug overdose deaths decline statewide; Fatal overdoses rise in Chaves and Eddy counties

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Data released by the New Mexico Department of Health Tuesday shows drug overdose deaths have decreased in 20 of the state’s 33 counties, although not in Chaves or Eddy counties. There were 10 drug overdose deaths in Chaves County in 2015, up from seven...


ENMU-R students meet scholarship donors

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Recipients of the María de los Ángeles Gonzales Nursing Award at ENMU-R meet their donors at a recent gathering. The students are shown in the front row, from left, Krystal Paez, Rachel Vale and Gina Segura. In back row, from left, are ENMU-R Foundation...


Two Roswell men plead guilty to federal charges

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Roswell men have pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges. Gilbert Nick Montes, 36, pleaded guilty Friday to federal methamphetamine trafficking charges under a plea agreement with the U.S....


Sam’s Club to host garage sale for charity

September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The associates of Roswell Sam’s Club are holding their annual garage sale in the parking lot of Sam’s Club on Saturday from 8 a.m. until the afternoon. Money raised from the sale will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network and the Down...


Local judge hosts visitors from Africa

September 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Freddie Romero talks Friday morning to International Law Enforcement Academy participants from Kenya, South Africa and Zambia about the U.S. judicial system. The ILEA attendees met with Romero in the historic courtroom of...


Tobosa gives honors during ceremony

September 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Winners of the Individual of the Year and Employee of the Year from Tobosa Developmental Services, Ronald Garcia and Nancy Martinez, hold up their awards during the annual awards event at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave. Tobosa has been serving Roswell’s...


Medical center, school to host First Responders Appreciation Day event

September 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center is joining with Military Heights Elementary School and local leaders on Friday afternoon to celebrate National First Responders Appreciation Day. A short program will be held at 2 p.m. at Military Heights Elementary School to...


Parks commissioners object to city processes; Members complain they’re being circumvented by city leaders

September 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

With long-range decisions being made regarding the city’s pool, golf course, youth recreation center and other recreational facilities, members of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Commission voiced frustrations Monday night that they’re being left out of...