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Details released in officer-involved shooting

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the charges filed. New Mexico State Police on Monday released additional details about events surrounding a...

Albuquerque group honors Jeff Stroble, RFD

The family of deceased Roswell firefighter Jeff Stroble and the Roswell Fire Department were recognized Saturday during the 2019 Heroes Banquet in Albuquerque sponsored...

Fire in Chaves County results in arrest

A fire on Old Clovis Highway Monday morning did not result in injuries, but a person was taken to the hospital and the Chaves...

Federal bureau to negotiate local water rights

Representatives of a federal water agency plan to be in Roswell Thursday to negotiate water lease renewals with two entities. The leases date back to...

Time for holiday spirit

Angel Trees, which offer opportunities to assist local children in need, have been placed around Roswell and Chaves County by the Salvation Army. Above,...

Roswell Christmas Railway prepares for 4th season

The Roswell Christmas Railway will open its fourth season Nov. 29, according to a press release issued by Roebuck Entertainment, the event's organizer. In its first...

ENMU-R to host ‘Turkey Trot’ Run/Walk events

ENMU-Roswell will host a 5K and a 1-mile fun run/walk on Saturday, Nov. 23. Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the ENMU-Roswell Physical Education Center. The...

Miniatures museum addition

Virginia Devaney, 96, traveled last week to Roswell to visit her miniature doll house, “The Leighton House,” which recently found a home at the...

DWI enforcement efforts begin for holiday season

Law enforcement agencies will be out in force across New Mexico looking for drunk drivers as part of a holiday season safety campaign that...

ENMU-R observes Thanksgiving recess

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will observe its Thanksgiving recess from Wednesday, Nov. 27 to Sunday, Dec. 1. No classes will be held and all...

Dexter upsets some with superintendent’s renewal

Five attending meeting had asked for vote delay The contract for Dexter Consolidated Schools Superintendent Lesa Dodd has been renewed by the district’s Board of...

Child in Wednesday’s crash succumbs to injuries on Friday

A crash that took the life of a 20-year-old female driver has now resulted in the loss of another occupant from the same vehicle, an 8-year-old female child,...

Student takes strides with help from Shriners

Reporter's note: This article has been edited for clarity and to include more contact information.  A local boy steps into a new phase after two...

Air Force to discuss possible expanded use of region’s airspace

Draft report analyzes effects of four alternatives for Holloman Air Force Base The U.S. Air Force has issued a draft report concerning the environmental impacts of...

Shop Small Sweep prepares for 10-year tradition

Nov. 30 is Shop Small Saturday, a 10-year tradition the Saturday after Thanksgiving when people are encouraged to make their purchases at locally owned...

111719 Week Ahead

Monday City of Roswell Tourism Council, 10:30 a.m., Museum Archives Building, Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, 208 N. Lea Ave. Roswell Museum and Art Center...

RISD receives Leprino Foods grant for STEM

Roswell Independent School District recently received a $25,000 Leprino Foods Community Foundation grant that supports STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) instruction in secondary...

City, MainStreet Roswell make announcements

The city of Roswell and MainStreet Roswell have made some announcements for the coming weeks. City elevator inoperable The elevator at Roswell City Hall will be out of...

Public can comment on NM road, bridge plan

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is inviting the public to comment on proposed road and bridge projects. The department’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)...

Holly-Day Magic Arts & Crafts Show celebrates 39 years with ribbon...

The Holly-Day Magic continues for its 39th year! The Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats were proud to get...

Senior Circle offers monthly diabetic support group class

Joann Palomino and Angie Barnes with NM Department of Health meets at Senior Circle once a month for a Diabetic Support group class. Come...

ENMU-Roswell aviation program students celebrate graduation

A group of ENMU-Roswell students graduated Nov. 1 from the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program. The 10 graduates completed the requirements for a Certificate...

City to hold four December public hearings

Matters concern sidewalks, ward precincts, wastewater loan, tiny homes The Roswell City Council has approved public hearings in December for four different matters, with...

RPD investigating pair of shootings

Two shooting incidents that injured people on Thursday are under investigation by the Roswell Police Department. The first shooting occurred shortly after 1 a.m. at...

Roswell man convicted for 2018 shooting incident

A Chaves County jury convicted Sebastian J. Montes Thursday of aggravated battery (use of a deadly weapon) following a two-day trial in a New Mexico...

RPD: Sierra Middle School social media threat ‘not credible’

Another social media post that caused concern, this one regarding Sierra Middle School, has been deemed “not credible” by the Roswell Police Department, according to...

Students exemplify a giving spirit

Mary Gonzales, left, speaks with Roswell High students on Thursday afternoon. Students from the cheer team and student council collected canned goods and decorated...

ABQ man named Roswell’s first US prosecutor

New federal investigations office also will open A prosecutor with 15 years of experience has been named the first assistant U.S. attorney to be...

RISD custodial staff raises addressed at school board

No action taken on superintendent evaluation or salary A concern was raised at the Roswell Independent School District school board meeting that custodial, maintenance...

Hagerman woman dies in Wednesday night crash

A crash at U.S. Highway 70/380 and Brown Road on Wednesday night led to the death of Katelynn Marie Joswiak Kelly, of Hagerman, and...

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