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DWI arrests up for 2014 New Year holiday

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Law enforcement reported six arrests in Chaves County for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the New Year holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Two incidents occurred in Roswell and four outside city limits. Only one DWI occurred last year over the holiday, outside city limits, according to law enforcement. Despite the [&hellip...

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Two car accidents kick off new year

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 30-year-old man was severely injured during a traffic accident, a little after midnight on Wednesday, in the 1000 block of West Poe Street. Richard Hernandez was flown out of state for treatment. According to police records, Hernandez ran a stop sign and...

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AG, Valley Meat hearing today

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attorneys will meet in the First Judicial District Court at 2:30 p.m. today in Santa Fe to decide if Attorney General Gary King can keep Valley Meat Co. of Roswell from opening its doors. The last-ditch effort by King, a strong anti-horse slaughter proponent,...

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Stewart Industries to pay $217,000 in overdue fees

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stewart Industries International in Roswell, an aircraft storage and maintenance corporation, agreed Thursday to repay the city some $217,000 in overdue parking fees and rent by the end of the month. “This principal will be paid in full by Friday of next...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Leroy Acosta

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leroy Acosta, 31, is wanted for his involvement in a shooting and on charges of attempting to commit premeditated murder. The incident occurred on Nov. 1, 2013, in the 200 block of East Frazier Street. The 45-year-old victim was transported to Lubbock for...

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Man arrested for starting fire, resisting arrest

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Christopher Vicks, 27, around 8;45 p.m., on Dec. 31, after Pecos Valley Communication Center received a call about man setting fire to the fields near the intersection of Honalulu and YO Roads. According to the police,...

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Adult Center winter registration scheduled for saturday

January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Looking to get in shape or learn a new skill? Registration for winter classes at the Roswell Adult Center will take place Saturday, Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the center, 807 North Missouri Avenue. Sign-ups take place one day only and students must...

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Fight or flight

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Startled geese scramble for the relative safety of the pond at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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NMSP arrest Gomez for homicide

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gomez The New Mexico State Police arrested Adalberto (Albert) Gomez, 24, in Las Cruces around 7 p.m. Monday. Gomez was wanted on charges of murder for the slaying of Juan (Pun) Gonzales that occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, when officers from the...

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Veterans cemetery dedicated in Roswell

December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

After years of struggle, it took the strong will of local veterans, officials and community businesses to provide Roswell with its own official cemetery to honor its service men and women. U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Robert Jensen stood in the bitter cold...