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Roswell Municipal Court hours to be expanded

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The Roswell Municipal Court will expand its weekday hours of operations beginning Friday, Sept. 24. The Municipal Court, according to a press release issued by...

Portions of Washington Avenue to close for work

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Street maintenance and improvements are scheduled to take place on South Washington Avenue between West McGaffey Street and Alameda Street from Thursday through Friday,...

Sparklight seeks grant applications from nonprofits

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Sparklight and other CableOne companies will open fall applications for the company’s Charitable Giving Fund next week. The fund annually awards $200,000 in grants to...

Webinar addresses violence, addiction

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The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line and the NM 5-Actions Program are holding a webinar and panel conversation Saturday, Oct. 9, about domestic...

092321 Roswell Events

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Ongoing Dolly Parton Imagination Library United Way of Chaves County announced that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available for children from birth to preschool....

City negotiates to reopen airport bar, restaurant

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The city of Roswell is negotiating with a large food service company to run the grill and bar for the Roswell Air Center terminal...

Trail connection could be complete by end of year

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After several years of debate, two of Roswell’s recreation trails could be connected by the end of the year. At its Sept. 9 meeting, the...

Woman pleads not guilty to drug trafficking charges

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A woman suspected of trafficking methamphetamine has pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges filed against her. Timothy Wyatt, deputy district attorney in New Mexico’s...

One arrest, 2 minor injuries in Thursday crash

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Two people sustained minor injuries and a man is facing criminal charges following a two-vehicle collision in Roswell Thursday. According to court records, the crash...

GOP senators slam State Fair vaccine mandate

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A group of Republican state senators Friday excoriated Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for imposing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on attendees of the New Mexico...

Committee to address recreation facility priorities

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A temporary committee of the Roswell City Council will seek to create a guiding philosophy for Roswell’s parks and identify a handful of immediate...

City begins planning for 2022 UFO Festival

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Next year’s UFO Festival will be less confusing and home-grown, city leaders told a crowd of more than 30 people at a meeting last...

RFD responds to fire near railroad tracks

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Roswell Fire Department personnel spent hours early Friday responding to a fire near a section of a railroad track. According to Todd Wildermuth, RFD public...

Shooting suspect found, arrested in Lincoln County

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A suspect wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting last month that left one man injured has been found and arrested in Lincoln County. The...

City to refresh plans for former municipal airport land

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City says it is free to develop land after FAA agrees that obligations have been met The city of Roswell will reconsider the type of...

‘Devious licks’ trend hits RISD middle schools

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A social media trend that challenges youth to steal or damage items at school has hit Roswell, and the superintendent said that while the...

Commissioners express opposition to state orders

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The Chaves County Board of Commissioners has reiterated its opposition to large-scale land and water conservation plans and state-ordered COVID vaccination requirements. The five commissioners...

County credit rating boosted

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Chaves County has had its bond rating upgraded to its highest level yet, from A1 to Aa3, after a credit opinion issued Aug. 4...

Police say teen reported missing has been found

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A Roswell teenager reported missing earlier this month has been found and is safe. Todd Wildermuth, public information officer with the Roswell Police Department, said...

ENMU-Roswell nursing program keeps top state ranking

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The Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Associate of Science Nursing Program retains its ranking as No. 1 in New Mexico, according to a new 2021...

Roswell Altrusans celebrate World Literacy Day

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On Wednesday, Sept. 8, Altrusa International of Roswell, NM, Inc. celebrated World Literacy Day by donating 50 new books to its partner school, Missouri...

City group recommends hangar purchase

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The city of Roswell wants to purchase a fabric hangar from a company that intends to supply the new hangar for Ascent Aviation Services...

091921 Week Ahead

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Tuesday New Mexico Board of Finance remote meeting, 9 a.m. The link to the online meeting and information on how to participate by phone are...

County treasurer says fall tax billing to be delayed

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Chaves County property owners will receive their fall tax bills a little late this year, according to County Treasurer Charlotte Andrade, and the entities...

Councilors discuss projects for federal COVID relief funds

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Two Roswell City Councilors often at odds with each other were in agreement Thursday that some items on the list of projects proposed for...

County celebrates finished courthouse elevator

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Chaves County officials dedicated the new elevator for the downtown Chaves County Courthouse on Thursday morning, a project that was more than six years...

Oropesa questions if phone calls violated Open Meetings Act

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A Roswell City Councilor on Thursday questioned whether telephone conversations among other city councilors violated the state’s open meetings act. The city attorney, when...

Saturday chase ends with arrest

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A 19-year-old man was arrested early Saturday after leading Roswell Police on a high-speed chase that at times exceeded speeds of 120 mph. Court documents...

Man pleads not guilty to assault charges

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Allegedly tried to ram police vehicles with front-end loader A Dexter man accused of trying to hit police vehicles with a piece of construction equipment...

City councilors choose five top state funding requests

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Large Air Center request subject of biggest debate Roswell officials split a decision on whether $5 million for the Roswell Air Center should be placed...

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