6 Southeast NM residents, 1 Texan face federal firearms, narcotics charges

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE — Investigations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Lea County Drug Task Force and the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force have resulted in the filing of federal charges against six individuals who reside in southeastern New Mexico and a Texan. Five of the seven defendants were arrested Wednesday and made [&hellip...

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Man terrorizes letter carrier, is chased by police

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Chaves County Sheriff Deputy stands alert with his weapon drawn as officers search for Jared Leatherman in a neighborhood west of Primm Drug on North Union Avenue Wednesday morning. (Jared Tucker Photos ) A Roswell Police officer leads Jared Leatherman out...


Residents sound off on Roswell city planning

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kerry Moore of Roswell said the city needs more venues for children and teenagers during a public meeting Tuesday night about a new city comprehensive master plan. Residents spoke about what they liked most and least about Roswell, and about critical issues...


Chamber cleanup crew in action

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Candace Lewis, left, handing trash to Ester Portillo.  The Roswell Chamber of Commerce staff on Saturday volunteered several hours to clean up the bike trail from Cahoon Park to the Spring River Park and Zoo. This is part of Keep Roswell Beautiful and the...


Law enforcement carries the torch

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Police Department carried the Special Olympics torch Wednesday morning as they participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run that takes place throughout the month in various parts of the state, culminating at the Special Olympics New...


Hagerman grad, jockey dies

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

By  Robert Z. “Bobby” Adair, a well-known jockey who raced at Ruidoso Downs and other racetracks throughout the country, died Saturday at his home in Springville, California. The 71-year-old Adair had been diagnosed with cancer in March. Adair graduated...


Sunrise Optimist awards scholarships

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School students Jazmin Sigala and Sterling Cooper received scholarships Wednesday from the Sunrise Optimist Club and are pictured with scholarship committee chairman Roger K. Burnett. The Roswell Sunrise Optimist Club awarded scholarships to...


Ruidoso police involved in fatal shooting

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jones   RUIDOSO — New Mexico State Police released the name of the 27-year-old man fatally shot by Ruidoso police officers Sunday morning, according to a state police press release. The New Mexico State Police Investigation Bureau continues the...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — May 19 and 20

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 19  • At 7:34 a.m., medical call, 2500 block of North Grand Avenue. • At 10:55 a.m., medical call, 600 block of South Montana Avenue. • At 11:29 a.m., medical call, 4700...


Memorial Day events scheduled for Saturday

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

There are two events related to Memorial Day being held in Roswell Saturday at 8 a.m. The Roswell Elks Lodge will host its 12th annual veterans’ prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. May 23 at the Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The public is invited to attend and the...