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Roswell woman sentenced in embezzlement case

A Roswell woman who pleaded guilty last year to embezzlement, forgery and tax fraud has been ordered to serve two years in prison, according...

County approves ‘best guess’ interim budget

The interim fiscal year 2021 budget approved by the Chaves County Board of Commissioners includes money to the city of Roswell for joint city-county...

Woman sentenced on tampering with evidence charge

A woman accused of helping her son remove firearms and marijuana from his residence, after he allegedly shot to death his roommate, recently received...

Commissioners approve EDC housing fund

The need to develop affordable housing in the area has led to additional funding for the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corp. for the current...

City cancels Fourth of July Extravaganza

With time running short and uncertainty still in the air, the city of Roswell has canceled its Fourth of July Extravaganza. Small business owners...

RISD board passes budget, discusses insurance increase

The Roswell Independent School District approved its 2020-21 budget Thursday with the expectation it could see much change after the Legislature conducts a special...

Man arrested in connection with 2014 fatal shooting

A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Roswell woman six years ago was arrested in Albuquerque Wednesday after Roswell Police...

New plaque, gazebo commemorate ’54 flood

When JaneAnn Oldrup tells people her family’s Roswell home was swept under a bridge in a flood, people don’t believe her. After all, the...

JOY Centers adapt to meet seniors’ needs

Chaves County JOY Centers’ staff are finding their daily duties different now, but they continue to provide meals, transportation and, perhaps more importantly, a...

Tanker overturns on Relief Route

A portion of the Relief Route northwest of Roswell was closed Wednesday in response to an early morning rollover of a tanker truck carrying...

City offices, services to observe Memorial Day

City administration offices and other city facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Trash pickup will have an adjusted schedule for...

State funding helps local businesses expand

Two Roswell-based businesses and a third with a hangar at the Roswell Air Center have received state money to help their businesses expand. General Airframe...

Saturday event will honor RISD seniors

Seniors of Roswell Independent School District will get at least one celebration as the district conducts a parade in the Wool Bowl parking lot...

BLM to enact fire restrictions in state

Due to increasing fire danger and to prevent human-caused ignitions, the Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions on BLM-managed lands in New...

RISD meal program on break next week

Roswell Independent School District will transition to its summer Grab and Go food program, taking next week off from distributing meals to children. Kim Meeks,...

RISD expects budget cut of almost $25 million

The Roswell Independent School District school board will consider approval of the 2020-21 budget Thursday knowing full well it will likely see a cut...

Pursuit ends in explosion as fleeing vehicle hits gas pumps

A suspect remained at large Monday afternoon after leading local law enforcement on a chase that culminated with him crashing into gas pumps at...

Downtown shops open, eager for more business

A range of thoughts and emotions were expressed Saturday by downtown Roswell retailers of all types as they were allowed to reopen their stores to customers. Revised...

Suspects arrested in vehicle thefts

Four people accused of stealing vehicles in two unrelated incidents were arrested Friday morning in Roswell, according to a press release from the Roswell...

Aiming high in the US Air Force

Tech. Sgt. Rachel Andrew is experiencing an extraordinary life serving in the United States Air Force. However, the Air Force was not her original...

City agrees to fund new loan program

The Roswell City Council has voted for a new revolving loan program that will give businesses and nonprofit organizations another option for financing once...

Deadline is Wednesday for Vern Stahl Memorial scholarships

Applications are still being accepted for the Vern Stahl Memorial Scholarship through Wednesday. Deadline is May 20, 3 p.m. Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell will...

Incident at bird sanctuary prompts citizen to offer reward

A reward is being offered for any information about the decapitation of a wild turkey and destruction of several duck eggs near the J....

Chevron gives to legislators’ re-election campaigns

Contributions from Chevron made up the bulk of money that the re-election campaigns of Chaves County legislators received in April and early May. Chevron, a...

County outlines good budget picture so far

Chaves County managers have presented a preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year that actually increases the general operating budget a smidge to $26.78...

RISD board members discuss student search policy

A change in Roswell Independent School District policy concerning student interrogations, searches and arrests will get further revision after school board members expressed concern...

Virtual zoo keeps public engaged with animals

The Spring River Zoo has been closed since March 18 along with the city’s other parks, but the zoo staff has found a way...

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