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Work on broken water line continues

Repairing a major water line break on North Garden Avenue is taking longer than expected because the line involved “is old and fragile,” according...

Accident in south Roswell Monday night

An SUV versus car accident at the intersection of Alameda Street and South Washington Avenue Monday. The accident was reported at about 9 p.m....

City’s plans for former airport land take shape

‘Unique’ community would build on aviation theme The city of Roswell is unveiling more about its plans for development of the former airport acreage on the...

Patriot Tour’s 10th year bears flag for veterans

The Patriot Tour is making its way through New Mexico for its 10th year and arrived in Roswell Saturday. The volunteer and nonprofit group Nation of Patriot...

Duran takes to the road for veterans

Decades ago, Magil Duran served his country in the U.S. Army, but in recent years, he has adopted a new mission: helping his fellow...

Bringing the farm to downtown

Susana Fresquez, left, and Joanne Silva participate in the Farmers’ Market for their first year with their “Accents from the Garden” booth of flowers...

Work begins on power lines, to last a few weeks

Private company crews will be working on and removing some power lines in south Roswell during the next few weeks. The work was scheduled to...

071419 Week Ahead

Monday City of Roswell Tourism Council, 10:30 a.m., Museum Archives Building, Historical Society of Southeastern New Mexico, 208 N. Lea Ave. Roswell Museum and Art Center...

It’s a Star Wars Party at the library

On Thursday, July 11, the Roswell Public Library held a Star Wars Party as part of the festivities during the Summer Reading Program. Kids...

Altrusa Club raises funds for Literacy Council

In early 1988, seeing the potential long-term benefit of a local Altrusa Club Foundation, the late Earla Martin, a Roswell Altrusan who had also...

Literacy Council to host Women’s Conference

Roswell Literacy Council will host a Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday, July 27. We are inviting all women and teen girls of Chaves County...

Area superintendents address budget changes

State Rep. Anderson says districts are working to ensure fairness in all levels Superintendents from several New Mexico school districts addressed budget issues following funding...

Dexter native becomes local ag agent

The new extension agricultural agent for Chaves County is a familiar face to many farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses in the area. Troy Thompson of Dexter...

Water back on after North Garden line break

All Roswell residents have their water service restored following a break of a water line on North Garden Avenue earlier in the week. City Engineer...

People can file for ENMU-R board positions

Declarations of candidacy for three open positions on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Branch Community College Board are to be filed with the Chaves...

Road work on US 70 begins

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is performing maintenance surface repair work on U.S. 70 from mile marker 423 just west of Portales...

Protest signs banned at school board meeting

Some attendees allege violation of ‘First Amendment rights’ Retired and current educators and administrators, former school board members and other community members raised their voices...

City Council approves Leprino bond issue

Company agrees to increased payments to county, schools After reaching agreements to pay Chaves County and the Roswell public school district $9.86 million in payments over...

Three-vehicle accident downs a light pole

Roswell police officers and firefighters were at the scene of a three-vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon, at the 2500 block of North Main Street....

More scenes from the ufo festival

Above: Charlie Ward, city of Roswell Recreation Department employee, counts down the start of the 25th annual Alien Chase Saturday morning at the Roswell...

Elks for Veterans raises funds at golf tourney

The Roswell Elks Lodge officers, during their Flag Day Ceremony, presented a $19,000 check to Magil Duran and Chuck Russell from the Southeast New...

First Christmas in July happening Saturday in Artesia

Artesia July 13 First Christmas in July Toy Run Winged Riders DD invite everybody to its first Christmas in July Toy Run to Cloudcroft. There will be...

Man leads deputies on foot, vehicle pursuit

A man was arrested Tuesday night after leading Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies and Roswell Police on a vehicle pursuit down U.S. 380 and then a...

Chaves County Health Council to manage 2-1-1 information line

An informational phone service for Chaves County communities will be managed by a different group soon. The 2-1-1 free assistance line now run by the...

EDC presidential search committee to meet

The search committee for a new president of a local economic development agency is expected to meet next week for an initial review of resumes. Bud Kunkel,...

Repairs to broken water line continue

Repairs are continuing after a significant water-line break that occurred Tuesday in the area of North Garden Avenue and Cherry Street. New pieces of equipment...

Man changes plea, sentenced on bribery charges

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery of a witness and escaping or attempting to escape from the custody of a peace...

Local man offers curbside recycling services

Since April, J&A Recycling has been offering curbside recycling services for Roswell and surrounding areas. Owner Wesley Muñoz, a local to Roswell, said his father instilled the importance...

City begins repairs of North Garden water line

A water-line break Tuesday morning near Cherry Street and North Garden Avenue resulted in flooding of some streets and yards. Water at the location was...

Dexter group takes over Glover Packing property

The property once used by the Glover Packing Co. is now owned by a Dexter family associated with an agricultural enterprise. Assistance in the transfer of the land...

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