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Chaves County’s only park to be spiffed up

The only park owned and maintained by Chaves County is going to get some much needed sprucing up. The newly formed Keep Chaves County Beautiful...

RMAC seeks new curator

Sara Woodbury, the current curator at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, will be leaving for Virginia to work on her doctorate degree in American...

Art on Safari

15 year-old Eden Turley is happy about what she created at Bone Springs Art Space’s first Safari class series this week. “I usually use...

Health Department offers free immunization clinics

Area students up to age 18 can get free immunizations next weekend as part of the statewide back-to-school immunization clinics hosted by the the New Mexico...

County votes to join class-action lawsuit; Local government becomes 13th in...

Chaves County could receive $80,000 or more now that it has joined a class-action federal lawsuit regarding federal monies due to counties. The Chaves County Board...

Johnny Gonzales school supply drive announced

Johnny Gonzales’ annual school supply giveaway will be held at the end of the month. Seven months after her husband’s passing, Mary Gonzales said she...

Driver of stolen vehicle hits police car

The driver of a stolen vehicle struck a Dexter Police unit while being pursued by Chaves County deputies early Thursday morning, before fleeing on...

City construction gaining momentum

Mayor Dennis Kintigh observes the progress of the Roswell Convention & Civic Center during the city’s project tour on Thursday evening. City staff, councilors...

County signs dental contract with Carabelli

The head of La Casa Family Heath Services reassured Chaves County Commissioners that it will still provide dental care to the area’s poor and uninsured,...

Airport receives more than $1M for runway work

The Roswell International Air Center has received a $1.19 million grant from the federal government for improvement of runway 17, Airport Director Scott Stark confirmed...

RISD summer lunches

Students from Washington Avenue Elementary School gathered in Cahoon Park Thursday afternoon to enjoy a community outing and experience the free summer lunch program,...

Summer school wax museum; Research project teaches writing skills

Fourth-grade teachers, Mrs. Bechtel and Mrs. Duncan, at Del Norte Elementary, used the new K-5 summer school incentive to teach students how to conduct...

‘BISON’ traveling exhibit making a stop in Carlsbad

Ongoing until Sept. 8 ‘BISON’ travel exhibit The traveling exhibit “BISON” stops its tour by the National Buffalo Foundation at the Carlsbad Museum & Art Center,...

City shares updates on smart water meters

The city of Roswell provided new updates on the smart water meter project as it nears completion. At this time, City Engineer Louis Najar said...

ENMU-R presidential candidates answer public’s questions; Forums give staff, community chance...

Five finalists from across the country and representing a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences talked to Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell staff and community...

Developer given go ahead for shopping center plans

An Albuquerque retail developer can begin work to renovate a shopping center on South Main Street following approval of plans by the Roswell City Council. The owner of the shopping center...

Candidates rally local Republicans

U.S. House candidate Yvette Herrell and Senate candidate Mick Rich told local Republicans Wednesday the conservative agenda and even the Trump presidency hinge on...

Look! No hands

Michael Lanfor of AirPlay Media in Roswell demonstrates one of his drones Wednesday in the parking lot of the Snazzy Pig on South Main...

State Land Office says it’s underpaid for public hunting access

The New Mexico State Land Office is being paid significantly lower rental rates by the state Department of Game and Fish for access to Land Office...

City releases update on North Union Avenue project

The contractor is currently working on curb and gutter, sidewalk and subgrade preparation for the section of North Union Avenue between 19th Street and...

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