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Muntjacs may be small but have a big bark

Some local youth at the Spring River Zoo Saturday get a good look at Mr. Monty, one of two Reeves’ muntjacs in the exhibit....

City considers making room in zoning for tiny homes

Tiny homes are a growing trend in some areas, and city of Roswell employees are presenting some suggested modifications of its zoning ordinance to accommodate...

Senior Day at ENM State Fair slated for Oct. 2

Senior Day at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair will include health screenings, speakers, entertainment and food, according to one of the event organizers. Terry...

BLM seeks volunteers for work day

The Roswell Field Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking volunteers for its upcoming National Public Lands Day event on Saturday. In recognition...

092219 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Large Conference Room, City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Tuesday City of Roswell Planning and Zoning Commission, 6 p.m.,...

Be honest with your provider about erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is very common with up to 40% of men over the age of 40 being affected. It is when a man can’t...

Numbers line up for new bundle of joy

This beautiful baby, daughter of Carlos Mayorga and Brie Cottrell, was born on Wednesday falling on 9/19/19 at 9:19 a.m. at Eastern New Mexico...

Daughters of American Revolution visit library

Representatives of the local chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution visited the Roswell Public Library to set up a display for National Constitution...

United Way director speaks to Optimist Club

Executive director of the United Way of Chaves County, Sherry Mumford, spoke to the Sunrise Optimist Club at a recent meeting. Some of the...

092219 Senior Circle news

Private Open House to be held Tuesday Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Radiation Oncology will be having a Private Open House exclusively for ENMMC Volunteers...

Trade agreement to benefit local agriculture

Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement is important and would benefit agriculture and the region, according to Chaves County commissioners. The commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 Thursday...

Library director plans service on wheels

The director of the Roswell Public Library is planning to start a bookmobile that would travel to various areas within the city to provide reading materials to people...

City officials, residents talk trash in alleyways

Trash in alleyways was discussed Thursday at a public forum hosted by the city at the Waymaker Church. People identified the issue of trash being...

‘Gritos, guitarróns and grins’

Above: Roswell Independent School District fourth grade students dance “La Macarena” as musical group Jarabe Mexicano and Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles entertained and...

Commissioners honor Medina’s retirement

Manuel Medina, a 30-year employee of the Chaves County Roads Department, receives a plaque upon his retirement from the Chaves County Board of Commissioners...

Sertoma Club learns about wildlife refuge and adoption support at weekly...

Floyd Truetken, manager of the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and Barbara Yehl, co-founder of Lighthouse Foster and Adoption Support, spoke at recent Roswell Sertoma Club...

Air Center gets $2 million for parking upgrades

The Roswell Air Center has been notified of its acceptance into the Military Airport Program, a grant funding program of the Federal Aviation Administration,...

Aviation Expo comes to Roswell

Aviation leaders, educators and officials will meet with students in Roswell next week as the city hosts the New Mexico Aviation and Aerospace STEM Expo for...

Torres Small calls for “ancillary agreements” to USMCA

U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-NM, has concerns about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, also known as USMCA, and wants to see "ancillary supportive agreements"...

CMG Financial ribbon cutting and grand opening

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce and Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats, along with numerous business partners and supporters, friends and family, were in attendance...

Walmart fixes coolers

Walmart had good news for its customers and employees today. Its freezer and refrigeration units were fixed Thursday, and most of its usual supplies of fresh...

Carlsbad holds Farmers’ Market downtown

Carlsbad Until Oct. 10 Farmers’ Market The Carlsbad DownTown Farmers’ Market takes place at the Eddy County Courthouse lawn, corner of Mermod and Canyon streets. There will be...

Torres Small focuses on maternal health in rural areas

Legislation to reduce the rate of pregnancy-related deaths among new and expectant mothers in rural communities was recently introduced by New Mexico U.S. Rep....

Showing off new vans

Magil Duran, president of the Southeastern New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network, stands Tuesday next to one of the organization’s two 2019 Dodge Caravans. The...

Walmart pulls some food due to cooler problem

Some Roswell Walmart customers have been a bit disappointed in recent days as malfunctioning freezer and refrigeration units since Saturday meant that almost all...

Salvation Army needs food, cites increased demand

A corps officer with the Salvation Army of Roswell is asking local residents, businesses and organizations to donate food to its food bank as...

Senior Circle Healthsense to welcome Handlin

Les Handlin, administrative director of radiology and cardiopulmonary with Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, will be the speaker at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20,...

091919 Roswell Events

Sept. 20 Roswell Artist-in-Residence exhibit opening Roswell Artist-in-Residence Erica Bailey’s exhibit opening takes place at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., at 5:30...

Sunrise Optimist Club donates over $10,000

In the past year, the Sunrise Optimist Club has given over $10,000 in donations to many youth organizations from their major fundraising projects throughout...

All-inclusive park, new baseball fields prioritized by council

After several amendments and two tied votes, the Roswell City Council approved their top five projects for potential state funding. Updated annually, the five projects...

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