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Beef plant officials describe their recent progress, hardships

The glistening equipment and washed floors in one part of the federally authorized slaughterhouse owned by USA Beef Packing LLC give way in time to...

Man injured by meat cleaver, golf club following dispute

Around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, the Roswell Police Department and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the 1500 block of Pontiac Drive in Roswell in reference to...

ENMU-R Foundation honors those who serve community

About 120 people signed up for the luncheon, which was also attended by ENMU system President J.S. Elwell and his wife, Edwina. Foundation Vice President and Treasurer...

Recent rains bring cooler temperatures

Weather-wise, Roswell has broken three records in the past week — one for rainfall and the other two for high temps. On Saturday, the Roswell...

Carlsbad man dies Saturday in car crash

A 24-year-old Carlsbad man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 285 near Carlsbad. When New Mexico State Police officers arrived on the scene around...

Roswell woman sentenced to 10 years on drug trafficking charge

A Roswell woman was sentenced Monday in federal court to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for her conviction on...

Wind could supply 40 percent of region’s energy

AMARILLO, Texas — Xcel Energy’s plans to add more wind power in its Texas-New Mexico service area would boost wind to about 40 percent...

Five senses workshop features tasting

This is the last weekend to attend the special series of workshops featuring the five senses in honor of National Deaf Awareness Month. This...
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Kintigh announces re-election campaign; Mayor says he’s been a builder and...

Saying he’s been a builder, not a bully — and bold, not brash — Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh has announced his re-election campaign, becoming...

Police say jealousy, suspicion, possible motives in murder

A man turned himself over to authorities two days after the murder of 26-year-old Jared Analla in a case that police say was driven...

Latest on Artesia water situation; Town hall meeting set for Thursday...

Artesia residents will be able to get the latest on the water situation from city officials during a town hall meeting at the Artesia...

Man exchanges gunfire with police in standoff, leads authorities to vehicle...

Shooter in custody is convicted felon, wanted by ICE A man is in custody after a shootout with police that brought authorities on a chase...

Official says Rivers of Life is rebuilding connections; For now, no...

The Rivers of Life nonprofit group has been meeting with individuals and community organizations to seek assistance with its homeless shelters and its financial deficit, said...

Castro helps people be a blessing to each other

Life is about having a purpose. Just ask Frank Castro. After a life lived in service to God, he experienced a setback that caused...

Local teacher named Golden Apple finalist

A Berrendo Middle School teacher is among the 16 finalists for the 2018 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jessica Sanders is the only...

Week Ahead

Tuesday Roswell Independent School District Board of Education special meeting, 11 a.m., HR conference room, No. 227, Administrative and Educational Services Complex, 300 N. Kentucky...

Website: NMMI ranks high for affordability

New Mexico Military Institute has been ranked as the second best value among U.S. community colleges by AffordableColleges.com. The AffordableColleges.com 2017 rankings can be viewed online. The educational data...

Woman transported to hospital following 3-vehicle crash

A woman was sent to a local hospital after three vehicles were involved in a car accident on North Main Street. There were no...

RPD conducts investigation of man found dead in home

Investigators work to gather info, identify suspect in possible murder A man found dead in his family's home in west-central Roswell Friday night has led to authorities to conduct a murder investigation. At 9:45 p.m. Friday, the Roswell...

Possible homeless sites topic for committee; The public can voice concerns...

City of Roswell managers will present their requests for zoning variances that would allow for the establishment of a homeless site on city property...

ABC Arts aims its services in a new direction

Dietta Hitchcock and Leslie Andrews are taking ABC Arts Foundation in a new direction. “We have been in existence as a 501(c)(3) foundation for three...

Emmert is named Pioneer Bank CFO

Aaron Emmert, a 24-year banking professional, has joined Pioneer Bank of Roswell as its senior vice president and chief financial officer. Emmert began his banking career...

ENMU-R Media Arts program receives donation

The Media Arts Program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has received a large financial donation from the giveback provisions of the Refundable Film Production Tax...

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