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Nava: Much to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month

A signature event in Roswell for Hispanic Heritage Month will be absent due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a local leader says there is...

ENMU-Roswell receives $3 million grant

Second Title V grant meant to improve student outcomes A local college has received a $3 million grant that it thinks will help more students...

Man injured in stabbing at Elks Lodge

An individual was stabbed Saturday at the Elks Lodge in Roswell. A fight occurred at about 11 p.m. at the Lodge at 1720 North Montana Avenue, and...

Municipal Court offices closed Thursday

Roswell Municipal Court will be closed Thursday, Sept. 24 for a staff administrative day, according to information posted to the city of Roswell’s Facebook...

Arrest made in deadly shooting

 Roswell Police Saturday night announced an arrest in connection with a Friday night fatal shooting that left one man dead. According to a statement from...

City leaders, community work to keep American Airlines here

While city officials continue talks with American Airlines executives about the future of flight service here after November, the Roswell Chamber of Commerce is...

Commission to talk fishing at sanctuary

The Roswell Parks and Recreation Commission will discuss allowing fishing at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary, 401 N. Sycamore Ave., when it meets...

Adult center, RMAC to possibly open in October

The city of Roswell plans on reopening to some degree the Roswell Museum and Art Center and the Roswell Adult Center next month, the...

County decides against ballot drop boxes

Elections bureau chief says security is a consideration Chaves County does not intend to set up any drop-off absentee ballot boxes, the head of the...

092020 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees remote meeting, 4:30 p.m. Weblink: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/935324237. Phone: 872-240-3311. Access code: 935-324-237. City of Roswell Parks and Recreation...

ETZ Authority approves more zoning changes

Several more zoning changes for properties in the extraterritorial zoning region of the county were passed Thursday night, including one that now will require...

RISD board to discuss hiring new superintendent, hybrid learning

The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education will meet next week for a training workshop. The workshop will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday in...

Woofstock event helps pets find new owners

Friends of Roswell Animals volunteers Rhonda Wilkes and Don Wilkes work Saturday morning at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn on North Main Street with...

Lethgo recognized for 25 years of safety

Chaves County Deputy Assessor Ron Lethgo, fourth from left, has been recognized for 25 years of safety by the Risk Management Committee of New...

One dead, two injured in several Roswell shootings 

Roswell police responded to three separate shootings late Friday and early Saturday, including one in which a man died. Police were dispatched to the Raintree Apartments...

Charges against suspect in fatal shooting amended

Gamez to remain in custody pending trial A Roswell man initially charged with two counts of second-degree murder in a fatal double shooting has had...

Commissioners approve bids on long-planned projects

Chaves County commissioners officially accepted $6.2 million in state funding Thursday and voted for bids for two improvement projects, one of which will be...

Work to disburse business relief grants begins

City and county leaders, as well as the head of a local economic development group, have started work to disburse more than $1.68 million...

Man sentenced to 20 years on drug trafficking charges

A man who was allegedly part of a local drug trafficking ring has been sentenced to federal prison. Jerry Twaddle, 40, of Carlsbad was sentenced...

‘Goodie bags,’ manuals given to new Cub Scouts

Patrick Smith, left, field director for the Conquistador Council of Boy Scouts of America, checks a family’s registration information on his phone as he...

Schools address water fountain restrictions

Local conservancy district donates to meet need for drinking water The effects of the coronavirus pandemic have rippled to drinking water for K-12 students. The Roswell Independent...

Bird deaths reported across New Mexico

Reports of large numbers of dead birds have been made across the state, including Roswell, but wildlife officials say it is too early to...

Man pleads not guilty to sexual assault of child, firearms charges

A 34-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a child while she was spending the night at his home in June has pleaded not guilty...

Second water tower under construction near Roswell Air Center

Crews on Wednesday attach a large steel tube to the top of the second water tower under construction near the Roswell Air Center at...

ETZ Authority to consider more zoning changes Thursday

Proposed zoning changes for properties in the extraterritorial zoning region that were postponed in March are scheduled to be considered Thursday. The Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning...

091720 Roswell Events

Ongoing Virtual RMAC Join the Roswell Museum and Art Center on its Facebook page in Museum Moments Facebook videos and Space is Awesome on Fridays. There...

City, Ergon continue talks on Air Center land sale

The city of Roswell and Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc. are still considering a purchase agreement involving about 13 acres of land at...

Bridge project extended to Oct. 16

The now almost 9-month long North Garden Avenue bridge project is going to last just a little bit longer. A $228,299 change order to...

Gardening workshop to be offered online

Local residents will have the opportunity to grow their knowledge about gardening when the city of Roswell’s Keep Roswell Beautiful program hosts an online...

NMDOT welcomes input at meeting on US 380 study

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration are hosting a public information meeting on the U.S. 380 proposed corridor...

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