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Anthem singers needed for 2019 New Mexico State Fair

Albuquerque By July 19 National Anthem auditions Eight selected winners will perform the National Anthem at the 2019 New Mexico State Fair concert and rodeo series in September. Individuals...

Torres Small, Lujan lead in campaign fundraising

U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-NM in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ben Ray Lujan are way ahead of...

Albuquerque pizza chain plans Roswell restaurant

A pizza and fast-food chain that started in Albuquerque plans to open a location in a southside Roswell retail center. Dion’s, which serves pizza, salads...

City considers comprehesive project list

In a meeting room at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, City Manager Joe Neeb presented about 300 projects within city services or departments...

Locals aid couple who lost their home in fire

A family in Dexter have received an outpouring of support from their community after recently losing their house a week ago. Sandra and Andy Tarin —...

Special Services graduation planned

The Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Special Services Certificate of Training Program for students with disabilities will hold its 33rd annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, July...

Audiologist to speak at Senior Circle

Dr. Anjelica Rodriguez, a local audiologist, will discuss “everything you’ll need to know about your hearing” at Friday’s Healthsense at Senior Circle, 2801 N....

Planners move to address ‘workforce camps’

The boom in population growth in Lea and Eddy counties due to a thriving oil and gas industry in that portion of the Permian...

Missing girl from Chaves County found in Texas

A young girl from Chaves County who had been reported as a runaway late last week has since been found in Texas. Todd Wildermuth, public...

No new leads in Monday homicide

Roswell police as of late Tuesday had no new leads in a homicide that happened Monday morning. “Nothing new at this point,” said Todd Wildermuth,...

ENMU-R begins fall semester registration

Registration is open online and on campus for fall 2019 classes at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. The fall semester begins Tuesday, Aug. 20. Registration will...

RPD issues reminder about motorized bicycles

The Roswell Police Department’s Traffic Division on Tuesday reminded local residents who ride around town on bicycles, which have been modified by the additions...

Local leadership training program accepting applicants

The Leadership Roswell program is accepting applications for its class of 2020. The program is designed to develop current and future leaders. A program of...

Rocket science before moon landings

Above: Planetarium Director Jeremy Howe, right, demonstrates how to make a small straw rocket at the “Global Rocket Launch with Goddard Planetarium” on Tuesday...

Let kids explore building imagination today

For this Wednesday’s Afternoon Activities at 3:30 p.m., kids will get to build and play with Strawbees. This Thursday, Tall Paul the magician will...

Suspect, person of interest sought in homicide

Two people — one a suspect and another a person of interest — are being sought by Roswell police in connection with a Monday morning homicide. An...

Child dies in fire in south Roswell

A 3-year-old child is dead and the child’s father injured after a fire Monday morning in Roswell. One firefighter also sustained minor burns in a trailer...

Controversial RISD restructuring discussed

Board vice president: Personnel moves not ‘a battleground of brown versus white’ In the Roswell Independent School District, 25 principals, assistant principals and teachers...

The press stops for ‘Newsies’

Youth production of ‘Newsies’ showed power, talent of Roswell’s kids Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company showed off the talent of its youngest members on...

Street Department keeps busy maintaining roads

When Winter Storm Goliath hit Roswell in late December 2015, dumping more than 15 inches of snow on the city in three days, it...

Battle of the Badges blood drive returns

The annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will be taking place in communities throughout New Mexico and will be coming to Roswell in...

Work on broken water line continues

Repairing a major water line break on North Garden Avenue is taking longer than expected because the line involved “is old and fragile,” according...

Accident in south Roswell Monday night

An SUV versus car accident at the intersection of Alameda Street and South Washington Avenue Monday. The accident was reported at about 9 p.m....

City’s plans for former airport land take shape

‘Unique’ community would build on aviation theme The city of Roswell is unveiling more about its plans for development of the former airport acreage on the...

Patriot Tour’s 10th year bears flag for veterans

The Patriot Tour is making its way through New Mexico for its 10th year and arrived in Roswell Saturday. The volunteer and nonprofit group Nation of Patriot...

Duran takes to the road for veterans

Decades ago, Magil Duran served his country in the U.S. Army, but in recent years, he has adopted a new mission: helping his fellow...

Bringing the farm to downtown

Susana Fresquez, left, and Joanne Silva participate in the Farmers’ Market for their first year with their “Accents from the Garden” booth of flowers...

Work begins on power lines, to last a few weeks

Private company crews will be working on and removing some power lines in south Roswell during the next few weeks. The work was scheduled to...

071419 Week Ahead

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

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