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Roswell prepares to host student aviation event

The city of Roswell plans to host a major aviation event for students this fall, with thousands of youth expected to attend and many different organizations...

Local collectibles store closing its doors

Guy Knight has spent the last decades living his passion as he sold collectibles at the Salt Creek Mercantile on North Main Street. He said he is...

Cruz has found the formula for a good life

Throughout history, there have been a few people whose happiness comes from serving others. They have a bearing about them that is kind and...

Chaves County Democrats elect new chair

Chaves County Democrats elected Stephanie Thomas as their new chair Saturday at the party’s biennial county convention. “I’m honored, I’m excited and a little bit...

Commissioners set annual road hearing

Chaves County will hold its annual public hearing about road requests April 18, county staff announced during the Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday. This year, the...

Spring recreation classes begin soon

From ceramics and stained glass to line dancing and hula dancing to yoga and aerobics, spring classes are preparing to begin at the Roswell...

March lease sale raises more than $4 million

The New Mexico State Land Office held its monthly online oil and gas lease sale Tuesday, raising more than $4.9 million for New Mexico schools,...

Schools, university close for Spring Break

Spring Break recess has begun for most public schools in the region. Public K12 schools in Hagerman, Lake Arthur, Dexter and Roswell will be closed next...

032419 Week Ahead

Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., Large Conference Room, City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Eastern Regional Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, 5 p.m.,...

Worship service designed for kids with unique needs

“Come to the Well” will be a 30-minute worship service at Trinity United Methodist Church designed for families with children who make noise, have...

Discussing The First Tee

The guest speaker at the most recent regular meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club was Rebecca Porte from The First Tee. She discussed the...

Vietnam Veterans step in to help

Pictured from left are Tom Lansford, Frank Pedillo, Harry McGraw and Jimmy Copland. All are lifetime members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 968....

Financials show Air Center losses

The Roswell International Air Center has been recording net losses most years since 2010 and the city of Roswell has been subsidizing its operations,...

Republican lawmakers describe contentious session

Republican lawmakers from southeast New Mexico voiced frustration about the recent legislative session Wednesday during the March meeting of the Chaves County Federated Republican Women. Legislators...

Development, housing issues addressed during forum

A Ward 1 public forum Thursday night focused on downtown Roswell, development and housing issues. The second city of Roswell forum of the year was...

Career pathways explored at RHS

Sophomore Isaiah Cervantez, right, tries his hand at using Eastern New Mexico University’s welding simulator at Roswell High School’s career fair on Thursday. Cervantez,...

Help available in dealing with federal agencies

New Mexico residents wanting assistance dealing with the Veterans Administration, the Social Security Administration or other federal agencies can talk with Iris Karges, a constituent...

County amends disaster declaration

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners as a group passed an amended disaster declaration during a Thursday morning meeting, with the area’s emergency manager telling commissioners...

High school robotics team earns accolades

The Hanger 84 Robotics Team 7271, from Early College High School (ECHS) and University High School (UHS), have placed sixth in the regional FIRST...

NM secretary of state rejects gun safety referendum

An effort to repeal a controversial gun control law at the ballot box was shot down Thursday by New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie...

Arresting attention for Down syndrome

Pictured are participants and volunteers at the Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico’s first ever “jail and bail” fundraiser for World Down Syndrome Day...

Sunrise Optimist Club recognizes RHS student

Grace Velazco was named the Roswell High Student of the Month for March sponsored by the Sunrise Optimist Club. Velazco gave a short talk...

Carlsbad hosts ‘Youth Poster Contest’

Carlsbad Until April 30 Holey Landscape! — Guadalupe Mountains Annual Youth Poster Contest Guadalupe Mountains National Park, in partnership with the National Cave and Karst Research Institute, invites all...

State Police officer arrested on child porn charges

A New Mexico State Police patrolman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly receiving nude photos of a 15-year-old girl through Facebook messenger on multiple occasions.  Ricky...

Freeze caused water main break on Hobbs and Main

Another water main break is being addressed by the city of Roswell and J&H Services, Inc. City Engineer Louis Najar explained the waterline break at...

ETZ denies request for concrete plant on West Brasher

A businessman with other operations in Chaves County said he plans to appeal a decision that denied his company’s rezoning application to allow a concrete...

Local United Methodist Women to celebrate anniversary

A group of local Christian women meet every month to pray about and decide what type of help to offer disadvantaged women and children,...

USDA program helps ag, rural businesses with solar installations

Agricultural producers or small businesses located in rural areas of Chaves County could qualify for funding assistance for a solar energy system. The U.S. Department of...

UPDATED: NM Senior Olympics torch to arrive in Roswell

Editor's note: This story has been altered to reflect a change in the location for the March 21 Senior Olympics torch ceremony in Roswell....

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