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Library accepting reservations for after-school math club

The library is currently accepting reservations for Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s Club. Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club providing a collection of...

How to permit and plan for fencing and wall projects

The city of Roswell Community Development Department is making an effort to educate the public about permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may undertake...

Senior birthday party

The Senior Circle January Birthday Party is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, featuring vocalist Frank Castro. In addition to great entertainment, there will be...

Man charged in shooting that wounded four

A Roswell man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with a shooting that left four people wounded. Isaac Ray Chavez Jr., 22, was arrested Sunday...

Police called to clear Unity Center parking lot

Police were called to the Unity Center Saturday night to help clear the parking lot after a dance was canceled when attendees refused to...

Yucca Center demolition: One month later

Above: One wall of the Yucca Recreation Center’s gym and the scoreboard remain standing roughly a month after demolition of the 108-year-old structure began. Below: A photo...

Local nonprofit paints drop box

Eliane Howe paints the water payment drop box located in the city parking lot on North Richardson Avenue Monday afternoon. Howe painted the box as...

010819 Local news briefs

Adult and Recreation Center entrance discussed For safety purposes, the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. will have only one main...

Local health professionals combat opioid problem

Recently released state data indicate a significant increase in Chaves County drug overdose deaths in 2017 compared to 2016, but local health professionals say that they think...

After lengthy debate, Council authorizes fleet maintenance negotiations

During tense meeting, councilors call procurement procedure ‘broken’ After debate and discussion, the Roswell City Council on Dec. 13 voted to allow City Manager Joe...

Chase after your dreams

When he was 17 years old, Rick England asked his mother to let him enlist in the Army. Thirty-four years later, that decision has...

Perry leaves Tabernacle for ‘New Hope’ in Artesia

The urge to spread the word of God has taken Jason Perry on quite a journey. He has ministered to congregations in his native Tennessee,...

Youth stock up for school, get safety lessons

Chaves County Sheriff Mike Herrington talks with youth Saturday outside the Boys & Girls Club on South Garden Avenue during a “Restock the Backpack” event before...

010619 Week Ahead

Tuesday Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District Board of Directors, 9 a.m., Suite 100, District office, 2303 E. Second St. Chaves County Comprehensive Strategy Board, noon, Training...

Desk & Derrick Club elect new officers

The 2019 Roswell Desk & Derrick Club officers, from left: past President Ellie Gallagher; Director Janice Starnes; Director Carol Smith; Vice President Lori Gomez;...

Area students named to ENMU’s Dean’s List

PORTALES — The following area students have been named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester: Cassandra Adams of...

Devon Energy to open Roswell office

A Fortune 500 oil and gas producer with operations in the United States and Canada will establish an office in Roswell in 2019, although details are...

State Supreme Court rules for private schools in reconsidered case

A recent decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of a law that allows the state to lend textbooks and instructional...

Heinrich staffer expected at Aging Commission meeting

The constituent services representative for U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich is scheduled to talk at the next city of Roswell Commission on Aging meeting. Iris Karges,...

County association outlines legislative goals

An association representing the 33 county governments in the state has identified issues surrounding the transport and care of prisoners, tax reform, law enforcement’s handling of claimed property and...

Residents protest as new Congress members take oath

Hours after members of the 116th U.S. Congress took the oath of office in Washington D.C., a group of area residents assembled at Pioneer...

Funds for developing airport addressed

As a blast from the past, the city of Roswell’s finance committee approved a resolution regarding the use of funds for development of the...

Speed limits will drop on 5 highways in SW Texas

New Mexico motorists traveling to Texas will soon encounter lower speed limits on a number of heavily traveled highways once they cross the state line. The...

Public asked to vote on names

The Spring River Park and Zoo is asking for the public to vote on possible names for its two new longhorns. Throughout December, the zoo collected...

ENMU-R to host forum

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will host a forum next week to hear business leaders’ ideas and opinions about workforce training and academic programs. Members of the...

New Year Baby born at Lovelace Hospital

Daniel Antopia Jr. was born at 1:50 p.m. on New Year’s Day at Lovelace Regional Hosptial at 117 E. 19th St. The newborn is pictured with...

Winter Park area in Ruidoso is open to public

Ruidoso Since Nov. 22 Winter Park The Winter Park is open. Riders can take advantage of their three state-of-the-art Magic Carpet Lifts before enjoying a thrilling tube...

Plane makes emergency landing at RIAC

Community members help inconvenienced passengers cope An emergency landing by an American Airlines plane early Wednesday morning at the Roswell International Air Center led to...

Two RISD schools on NMPED honor roll

Outgoing secretary of education selects 10 schools for recognition   Two Roswell Independent School District schools have been included among the 10 schools on the state’s “Secretary’s...

New Year’s Eve brings fireworks and gunfire, but few arrests

Despite celebratory gunfire and exploding fireworks, Roswell Police made few arrests related to the New Year’s festivities. Todd Wildermuth, public information officer for the Roswell...

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