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Reserve unit included members from across US; Terminated Lake Arthur program...

Interest in the recently dissolved Lake Arthur reserve officer program extended much farther than New Mexico and its bordering states according to information the Daily...

Committee approves fees for programs at planetarium

A much-debated special events policy and a new proposal that would establish a protocol for charging fees at city attractions and programs have been...

MVD patrons wait outside in triple-digit heat; State lawmaker says decision...

Some residents found themselves frustrated at Roswell’s license branch for a different reason Tuesday morning. Due to the maximum occupant load in the building, set...

Daily soil temperatures

April 2 Northwest Roswell 52 Southeast Roswell (no temperature reported) Southwest Roswell 50 Southwest Hagerman 60 Dexter 52 Average 53.5 Local soil temperatures are provided by the Chaves County Extension Service,...

No vanishing act — David Copperfield is researching his roots

Illusionist David Copperfield (center) is seen here talking with Walker Aviation Museum Foundation president Don Roswell Anderson (left). Copperfield was born David Seth Kotkin...

Shooting suspect on Roswell’s Most Wanted arrested

A man who became the latest addition to Roswell Police Department’s Most Wanted list Tuesday was arrested Wednesday in the attic of a local...

Two running for seat as Chaves County magistrate judge

Voters have a choice between an incumbent who has been on the bench for almost three years and a woman with experience in the...

Woman dies Friday in crash on Highway 285

A woman died Friday in a fatal crash between Dexter and Roswell. The crash occurred at about 4 p.m. on U.S. Highway 285 and Orchard...

Vacation Fun with Frodo

Harmony Geede from the Spring River Park & Zoo brought Frodo, a great-horned owl, to the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center’s Vacation Fun Program. Children...

Week Ahead

Monday Southeast New Mexico Community Action Corp. Board of Directors special meeting concerning Head Start, 11 a.m., 1915 San Jose Blvd., Carlsbad Tuesday Chaves County Planning and...

Denny announces campaign for second term; Ward 5 city councilor says...

Tabitha Denny has announced she is running to stay on the Roswell City Council for another term. Denny is the councilor of Ward 5...

Youth stock up for school, get safety lessons

Chaves County Sheriff Mike Herrington talks with youth Saturday outside the Boys & Girls Club on South Garden Avenue during a “Restock the Backpack” event before...

School board members reflect on superintendent hiring process

The Roswell Independent School District (RISD) board shared reflections on the superintendent hiring process during a special meeting on Monday evening. The board hired Dr....

Commissioners reduce wildlife control funds; Programs are cut for the first...

In a sign of continuing budget uncertainties, the Chaves County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday morning for the first time in five years to...

RISD: Only one test altered with racial slur; School district official...

The Roswell Independent School District continues to investigate what it has termed a "serious" matter regarding the allegation that a Roswell High School student...

Man involved with murder surrenders

A Roswell man charged earlier this week with three felony counts in connection with the murder of a local woman inside a hotel room...

Former officer alleges RPD wrongdoing; City says ‘rogue’ detective did not...

A former Roswell Police Department officer made his opening statement against the city of Roswell Monday, accusing the city of civil conspiracy and violating...

State, feds begin Superfund site studies

State and federal environmental agencies are awaiting results on tests at one of the two Superfund contamination sites in the city. A soil gas survey...

Businessman joins electric co-op trustees in Artesia; Vice president of welding...

A business executive said he looks forward to making a positive difference for a major Artesia business concern as the newest member of its...

Library lands technology grant

The Roswell Public Library will soon be offering new opportunities for local youth to learn and get hands-on experience with the latest technologies and...

National Day of the Cowboy

National Day of the Cowboy is this Saturday, and Bennie’s Western Wear in Artesia will be sponsoring live entertainment. The event starts at 9...

Committee mulls fleet maintenance proposal

Reporter's note: This article has been edited to clarify an attribution. The city of Roswell’s legal committee reviewed separate proposals for maintenance of the city’s fleet...

073118 Roswell Events

Farmers Market each Saturday The annual Farmer’s Market continues on Saturdays from  7 to 11 a.m., at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn offering fresh produce from...

Drunken intruder makes violent return to party

Victim says uninvited guest aimed firearm at her A man was charged with aggravated burglary and negligent use of a deadly weapon after allegedly kicking...

ENMUR’s iCenter to open for public use; Facility for educational training...

A new center to strengthen educational training and prompt business innovation will open for business soon, and its leaders at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell...

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