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Transition home closer to becoming reality; Rotary Club presents check

The Salvation Army broke ground Friday morning for its Transitional Sober Living Home to be built adjacent to their facility at 612 W. College...

Salvation Army to give away box fans

More than 100 new box fans will be available for needy households today and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Salvation...

Temporary closure of Union Avenue set for today

An unexpected condition during a pavement removal is requiring extra room for equipment and causing both northbound lanes of Union Avenue to be closed...

More fun activities to come in the fall

Summer Reading has once again come to a close, but that doesn’t mean all the fun activities will come to an end. The Children’s...

Temporary closure in northbound Union Avenue area set for Wednesday morning

An unexpected condition during a pavement removal is requiring extra room for equipment and causing both northbound lanes of Union Avenue to be closed Wednesday...

Eddy County tax rebellion advancing to ballots; Petitioners meet thresholds to...

A full-blown tax revolt is unfolding in Eddy County where voters spurred on by Artesia leaders have met the minimum threshold to force a...

Former White House newsman talks politics, education

Former White House correspondent, New Mexico native and New Mexico Military Institute cadet Sam Donaldson told local scholarship recipients and their donors that the...

Sarah Bradley is passionate about speaking on women’s heart health

Slowly and steadily the Bradley household is returning to a normal it never really knew before. Sarah Bradley contracted Peripartum Cardiomyopathy during her second...

Student Resource Officers prepare for school year

Students from around the community may be trying to make the most of their summer days, but for the school resource officers in Roswell,...

RPD, RFD participates in National Night Out

Public encouraged to come to event promoting community cooperation to prevent crime. The Roswell Police Department and Roswell Fire Department invite the public to join...

State Police safety inspections encourage safety on NM roads

From Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21, the New Mexico State Police participated in what they described as a high-priority commercial vehicle enforcement...

The American dream in Artesia; The Adobe Rose Restaurant is considering...

The restaurant business is one of the toughest businesses there is. According to Forbes Magazine earlier this year, on average, privately owned restaurants with...

Charter school tops list for test scores; Sidney Gutierrez well above...

The city's only public charter school remains the top achiever in the Roswell Independent School District in terms of standardized test scores. Sidney Gutierrez Middle...

Safety and health headline family event

About 600 people were expected at a health clinic and a Roswell park Saturday to receive free immunizations or sports physicals, to enjoy goodies...

Betty Ward Pearson has been an artist for almost 90 years

Betty Ward Pearson grew up in Roswell and spent a lot of time on campus at the New Mexico Military Institute. “I used to ride...

Back to School section helps prepare for upcoming school year

A back-to-school special section in today's paper provides an A to Z guide to the upcoming Roswell Independent School District school year. The section, which...

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...

Nicole Austin resigns from school board; Former RISD president says need...

The remaining members of the Roswell school board will move quickly to fill a seat vacated by Nicole R. Austin following her unexpected Friday...

Seven arrested, four at large after state police narcotics operation

Seven people have been arrested by New Mexico State Police for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine, while four individuals remain at large, according to a news...

The Feminine Project works to normalize women’s health issues

Female secondary sex characteristics are used for marketing everything from cars and motorcycles to hardware and even food. Those same characteristics are treated with...

Feds respond to immigration objections and accusations

In response to an immigrant rights group's objections and accusations over deportation raids in Clovis, a federal spokesperson said Friday that claims of improper...

Owls in the Land of Enchantment exhibit open in Albuquerque

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...
Breaking News

Seven arrested, four at large after state police narcotics operation

Seven people have been arrested by New Mexico State Police for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine, while four individuals remain at large, according to a news...
Nicole Austin

Austin steps down from Roswell school board

Roswell school board President Nicole R. Austin resigned Friday morning, citing a need to balance the priorities of her life. Austin was elected to the...

Drug kingpin sentenced to 12 years in prison; Mendiola was at...

A Roswell man authorities described as the leader of a drug trafficking organization was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to 144...

ESGR thanks employers of Guards, Reservists with food and flight

Blackhawk helicopter rides provide civilians with fun, new perspective Riding through the city of Roswell in a helicopter isn't exactly an everyday activity for typical...

Man involved in police shootout identified

Authorities have identified the man who allegedly opened fire at a Chaves County sheriff’s deputy Wednesday night along U.S. Route 380. Chadwick Taylor, 40, of...

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