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Salvation Army bell ringers appear around Roswell 

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Robert Brown begins his first shift as a Salvation Army bell ringer Tuesday morning outside Albertsons, 1100 S. Main St. Brown said he had...

Company, landowners plan solar project appeal

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The business and landowners behind a planned community solar project will try again to obtain a permit to allow for a solar installation west...

Organizations provide holiday meals to hundreds in Roswell

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Several nonprofit organizations in Roswell helped hundreds of people in the community have a holiday meal on Thanksgiving, even exceeding expectations. Roswell Community Disaster Relief...

Locals watch sunset flights of Bitter Lake cranes

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More than 50 people attended a Cranes and Cocoa event Saturday afternoon at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. After refreshments and socializing outside the...

Bond set in alleged attempted furniture truck theft

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Bond was set last week at $10,000 for a man suspected of attempting to steal a local furniture store’s moving truck while intoxicated. Judge E.J....

Events help relieve pre-finals stress at ENMU-R

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Gabriella Espinoza slides into the finish of an inflatable obstacle course Monday morning on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. Student organization Circle...

WESST director looking to build connections in region

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As a new regional director for WESST, an organization that aims to support entrepreneurs, Rhonda Gilliam-Smith said she draws on her past career of...

ENMU-R to name broadcast studio after local TV newsman

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Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is renovating instructional space to launch a broadcast station satellite studio in 2022 and recently received approval to dedicate it in honor of a...

ENMU-R hosts runs, walks to benefit local organizations

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The family of the late David González, a well-known TV newsman and voice announcer, gathered Nov. 27 at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell gym during...

Knowing the rules important when flying drones

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With almost 900,000 drones registered with the federal government, unmanned aircraft systems — or UAS as they are officially called — are becoming more...

Students in health-care field can apply for scholarships

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The ENMMC Auxiliary is accepting scholarship applications from students in the health care field for the spring 2022 semester. Applications must be received in...

Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide northeast of Roswell

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The Chaves County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide believed to have occurred Friday northeast of Roswell. Undersheriff Charles Yslas said 60-year-old Alejandra Medina was...

Man pleads not guilty to charges in chase

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A man who allegedly led Roswell police on a vehicle pursuit and then a foot chase in August has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges. When...

Thanksgiving meals distributed Thursday in Roswell

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Enrique Moreno, right, hands Matthew Brock, left, and Melinda Hernandez, center, food and a black bag filled with winter clothes, while Cassandra Solis looks on...

Republican Jay Block eyes governor’s office

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Even after he was successfully reelected last November to another term on the Sandoval County Board of Commissioners, Jay Block has still not left...

Local health council announces changes

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The Chaves County Health Council is going through some changes with a new director and a planned move from a home office to a...

Thanksgiving meal served Tuesday at Boys & Girls Club

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Kamdyn Bishop, center, gives a thumbs up to patrons' requests for filling their plates Tuesday evening in the cafeteria of the Boys and Girls...

Gonzales held in pretrial detention in deadly shooting

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The suspect in a shooting last week that left one man dead will remain held without bond while awaiting trial. At a hearing Tuesday in...

RPD: Keep the holiday season safe and secure

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Many people enjoy Thanksgiving trips to see family and friends in other areas of the state or country. Additional travels may come up again...

City seeks to streamline residential construction permits

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Anticipating new housing development next year, the city of Roswell’s Community Development Department is seeking to streamline the permitting process. At its Dec. 9 meeting,...

Compactor added to address county trash problem

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Chaves County has added another waste compactor at its Midway compactor site, as it continues to deal with a quality-of-life and potential public health...

City council approves redistricting map

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With a tie vote among Roswell city councilors on adopting a map to redistrict the city, Mayor Dennis Kintigh cast a yes vote for...

Man pleads not guilty to charges in high-speed pursuit

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A man who allegedly led police on a high-speed chase with his two-month-old daughter in the vehicle before crashing into a ditch in a...

Up to $1 million needed for fabric hangar site prep

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Now that city leaders have received approval to purchase a large fabric hangar for the Roswell Air Center, they are asking for authorization to...

$10K donation to benefit First Tee golf program

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Leprino Foods donated $10,000 Tuesday to First Tee of Southeastern New Mexico. The golf program, which operates at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf...

Air Center water rights issue gets accounting fix

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The Roswell City Council has agreed to change the way the city accounts for water revenues generated from residents and organizations on or near...

Local lawmakers praise proposed GRT cut

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Area legislators also stress need for broader tax reform Local lawmakers this week lauded Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s push to include a cut in the...

Area youth fly high at Young Eagles event

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Many young residents in the area took to the skies Saturday morning alongside some experienced pilots as the Roswell-Artesia chapter of the Experimental Aircraft...

Roswell man charged with vehicular homicide in Albuquerque

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A Roswell man facing charges after allegedly crashing a vehicle in a local neighborhood last week has now been charged with vehicular homicide in...

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