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Operation School Bell is about to ring; Program has been helping...

The Assistance League of Chaves County has been running Operation School Bell since the 1950s. Brenda Gottlieb is the chairman of Operation School Bell. “We're...

Woman’s body found at local hotel

The body of a woman whose death was termed suspicious was found at a Roswell hotel Friday afternoon. Authorities were called to Comfort Suites in...

Convention center bid deadline extended

The city of Roswell has given construction companies an extra week to bid on the Convention and Civic Center remodel and addition to improve...

Tax-free holiday weekend gives a break to back-to-school shoppers

Parents and youth looking to buy clothes, backpacks and school supplies can get a break on taxes. New Mexico’s annual tax-free holiday started at 12:01...
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Police investigate suspicious death of woman at hotel

Police have found a body of a woman in a hotel room in north Roswell this afternoon. The Roswell Police Department's public information officer Todd...

Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair Results

Show Results: Chaves County 4-H FFA Fair Indoor Exhibits Breeding Heifer Show Market Lamb Show Meat Goat Show Dairy Heifer Show Market Steer Show Rabbit Show Dairy Goat Show Market Swine Show Market Swine...

Fisk offer headed to City Council; Two city councilors question the...

The purchase of the Fisk Building by a local couple has moved one step forward after members of a city committee approved the bid...

Adoptable pets take flight to find home

Over 100 dogs and cats were flown out from Roswell International Air Center on Thursday morning to Colorado and Utah animal rescue groups who...

Local women supported in breastfeeding efforts

Breastfeeding infants has been called the single most important factor in saving children's lives globally, yet no country in the world is meeting the...

Roswell arts programs don’t follow national trends

The U.S. Department of Education released its last research statistics in 2015 about art in schools, especially in public elementary and secondary schools. According...

Santa Fe event held for Purple Heart recipients

A special recognition ceremony in Santa Fe will honor Purple Heart Award recipients. Purple Heart recipients, their family members, friends and the public are invited...

Bitter Lake seeks public input

The Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge wants the public to provide opinions and thoughts about a proposed right-of-way to allow for a fiber optic...

Carlsbad Museum & Art Center presents ‘Childhood Classics’

Albuquerque Ongoing until Sept. 25 Owls in the Land of Enchantment Revered and feared in folklore, owls are found throughout New Mexico. From open desert to mountain...

Senior News

August birthday party hosts musician Imogene Lee’s daughter from Alto, Janie Hammons, will be at the Senior Circle birthday party to play violin and fiddle....

Pirtle steps aside congressional race; Former Eddy County commissioner announces his...

A Roswell state lawmaker has announced he is not running for Congress, while a Carlsbad pharmacist says he has the right prescription to succeed...

Chance to be part of folklorico coming up

Registration for Folklorico dance classes will take place the evenings of Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25. New dancers must register at the Roswell...

City receives offer for downtown building

A local couple has made a bid to purchase a historic downtown office building now owned by the city of Roswell. Mason Holdings LLC, a...

Nude man subdued at police station

The Roswell Police Department's Facebook page described their Monday morning as unusual, even for a police agency. Around 5:30 a.m., police dispatch received a call...

RISD begins work on Del Norte Elementary this year

The Roswell school district estimates its total facility improvements and upgrade needs at about $154.7 million, according to a 2016-21 facilities master plan on...

Planetarium closed for major renovation

A major renovation of the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium at the Roswell Museum and Art Center has begun, requiring the planetarium to close for...

Attorneys General appeal air quality delay; New Mexico AG says stall...

Attorneys general from 15 states, including New Mexico, and the District of Columbia, filed a legal challenge on Tuesday over the Trump administration's delay...

‘Night Out’ event aims to impart a lesson in solidarity

Sirens blared and emergency lights flashed in the Target parking lot Tuesday afternoon, but there was no accident at this scene – only food...

Roswell High graduate returns home to begin her teaching career

Some people decide that once they get a chance to leave their hometown, they’ll never come back. But for Naeemah Reese, who will be...

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...

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