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Crash in Lea County claims life of Texas man

HOBBS — New Mexico State Police say a 23-year-old La Mesa, Texas, man died Thursday in a fatal crash on U.S. 82/180. A preliminary investigation...

Republican Congress candidates energize election

Two of four congressional candidates spoke at the Republican women’s luncheon on Wednesday. Seeking incumbent Congressman Steve Pearce’s seat as Pearce prepares to run for governor, Republican...

Child abuse awareness event scheduled for Tuesday

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To bring awareness to our community, CYFD (New Mexico Child, Youth and Families Department) and CASA (Court...

Roswell’s UFO connections land on TV

Two cable TV shows will put Roswell and its infamous UFO connection back in the spotlight this week. During the 2017 UFO Festival in late June, several...

Roswell Events

June 29 Opera fundraiser Roswell artist McKaylee Todd is going into her senior year as an undergrad at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This summer...

Local consultant offers services to fill Jal vacancy

The town of Jal is without a city manager, and a consultant with the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District / Council of Governments...

WWII vet Gibson works for free at local truck repair shop

Not many people can say they moved to New Mexico cross country in a Ford Model T, but 92-year-old Roswell resident Mauro Gibson can...

Kathy Lay enjoys the great outdoors

Kathy Lay, executive director of MainStreet Roswell, is an outdoors-woman extraordinaire. Lay and her husband, James Lay, hunt bears with their cameras. “You don't shoot...

Former commissioner supports oil audit

ARTESIA — Despite getting criticism regarding an audit of oil and gas equipment in Eddy County, one former county commissioner supports it. A Town Hall...

Wheelchaired man shoots former co-worker

Police believe shooter disposed firearm shortly after A simple “hello” was met with a gunshot Sunday evening. Police say a man leaving a cookout party at...

U.S. Border Patrol Academy grads meet silent partners

ARTESIA — Recent graduates from the United States Border Patrol Academy in Artesia have someone with them at all times, according to Chief Patrol Agent...

Fifth Street closure

City officials have announced Fifth Street will be closed most or all of this weekend while a crane accesses the top of the Wells...

Local, federal authorities make large seizure; Continuing investigation finds firearms, marijuana, cash 

A collection of marijuana, firearms and more than $56,000 in cash was seized following a tip given to a Roswell police officer Sunday.  According to a news...

Local math teacher receives high honors from state

Jeremy Busby, a Mountain View Middle School math teacher, was visited by Christoper Ruszkowski, secretary of education, as part of the Public Education Department’s New Mexico...

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