Local News

Home News Local News

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...

071918 Roswell Events

Ongoing until July 28 ‘Jeremy Howe: works on paper’ exhibition “Jeremy Howe: works on paper” exhibition continues at Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St.,...

Eye surgery center opens

Surgery Coordinator Angela Leal explains some of the equipment at Eye Associates of New Mexico surgical center to her sons, Elijah, left, and Isaiah. The...

Singing Cowgirl serenades kiddos

Award-winning musician and educator Aspen Black went into character Wednesday as “The Singing Cowgirl,” an interactive musical and cultural presentation held in the Bondurant...

Ag New Mexico hires Roswell banker Shane Hall as chief lending...

Ag New Mexico Farm Credit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Shane Hall of Roswell as its chief lending officer. Hall joins Ag New Mexico...

STAY CONNECTED

21,429FansLike
1,358FollowersFollow
1,218SubscribersSubscribe
Translate »