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Tuesday • City of Roswell Occupancy Tax Board, 2:30 p.m., City Hall conference room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Community College Board,...

Local school budgets show signs of tough year; Sidney Gutierrez reduces...

Cash fund balances for the local school district and its only charter school have been reduced significantly as a result of last year's state...

New apartments expected to be ready by July

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corp. President John Mulcahy and some local business people took a tour of the project Friday morning...

Nation’s oldest civil rights organization is very active in Roswell

When Manny Martinez died in January a number of organizations and countless Roswell residents suffered. Martinez was a busy man of service to his...

BLM planning prescribed burn

The federal Bureau of Land Management has announced it is planning to conduct a prescribed burn late this month or early June on about...

Booster club charges dropped for one defendant; Other woman involved in...

Charges against one of two women accused of embezzling funds from a Roswell High School booster club have been dropped, at least for the...

Police issue warrant for 2014 murder suspect

The Roswell Police Department on Thursday announced an arrest warrant had been issued for a man who allegedly conspired with another Roswell man to...

Don’t fast forward! Goddard graduate gets national recognition for Mother’s Day...

An eHarmony commercial produced by graduates from the Creative Media Institute at New Mexico State University, "Someone For You," has been recognized as an...

RISD Board to meet

The last day of school until fall for many local youth is just another working day for the Roswell Independent School District Board of...

Come see Owls in the Land of Enchantment exhibit

Albuquerque Ongoing until Sept. 25 Revered and feared in folklore, owls are found throughout New Mexico. From open desert to mountain forest, these powerful hunters have...

Authenticity of Elvis’s plane questioned; Roswell man says he designed jet’s...

Whether a 1962 Lockheed Jetstar parked for decades at the Roswell International Air Center was really Elvis Presley’s plane and whether its interior was...

Business leaders: Beef packing needed for area

A new beef packing plant will contribute $336 million to the local economy during the next 10 years, according to the head of the...

American flags for veterans

The American Legion Post No. 28 of Roswell will be placing up to 4,000 American flags at the gravesites of all veterans at the...

Memorial Day closures

Roswell city offices and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, city bus service and trash pickup...

Children’s film series coming to RMAC

The Roswell Museum and Art Center’s Children’s Film Series is happening this June. On three Saturdays — June 3, 10 and 17 — families can...

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...

Sunset students aim for the horizon

Have you ever seen inside the cockpit of an airplane? What does it mean to see? For 6-year-old Fatima Guerra and 8-year-old Briana Sanchez,...

Beef packing business plans to be revealed today

The business plans for a new beef processing company, including hiring and training goals, are expected to be discussed today in a community meeting. USA...

Roswell zoo to open earlier

The Spring River Park and Zoo will open at 9 a.m. beginning this Monday. After Monday, the zoo will follow these hours throughout the year: •...

DWI arrests in Chaves County

Local law enforcement agencies have provided the following information. All people are presumed innocent.           Name: Amador G. Munoz (no photo available) Age: 16 Resident of: Roswell Arrested: May...

Kreitz seeks ‘whole person’ education

Vivi Kreitz of All Saints Catholic School has made the education of young children her life’s vocation. “As a teacher, you are always learning,” said...

Get hands-on with archaeology event

On Saturday, the library will be hosting a free all-day event in the Bondurant Room. The Office of Archaeological Studies will be featuring a...

Police identify remains of murdered woman; Ambra Lynn Taylor, found two...

The Roswell Police Department on Monday identified the body of a woman found two weeks ago buried outside a house on the city’s south...
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Man charged with raping young girl; Victim says assailant threatened to...

A Roswell man has been charged with raping the 10-year-old daughter of his girlfriend and threatening to kill her family if the girl told...

Roswell native graduates from NM Law Enforcement Academy

SANTA FE — Christian Marrujo, of Roswell, graduated from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy May 18 in Santa Fe. Ariel Perraglio, of Kirtland,...

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