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County waives minimum penalty for small tax bills

Chaves County has decided again this year to waive a $5 minimum late penalty on smaller bills owed so that the penalties will be...

Roebuck announces campaign for City Council; Christmas Railway producer on track...

A local filmmaker has announced his campaign for the Roswell City Council, running for the seat being vacated by City Councilor Natasha N. Mackey...

Annual Calico Christmas Art and Craft Fair comes to Carlsbad

Nov. 24 and 25 Calico Christmas Art and Craft Fair The annual Christmas Art and Craft Fair in Carlsbad takes place at the Pecos River Conference...

Tourism in New Mexico lifts off; Number of visitors to New...

Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednesday that 34.4 million trips were taken to New Mexico in 2016, beating the previous record set in 2015 of...

University High graduates 39 at Wool Bowl ceremony

For University High School valedictorian Maria Anaya, the school made all the difference in her young life. She went through a period at a different...

Official: Water crisis not impacting FLETC; Warnings continue against using Artesia...

A spokesperson for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center says a citywide water boil advisory in Artesia has not impacted operations at the FLETC...

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...

Beef packing business plans to be revealed today

The business plans for a new beef processing company, including hiring and training goals, are expected to be discussed today in a community meeting. USA...

City supports naming NMMI bridge after fallen soldier

The Roswell City Council passed a resolution of support last week to name the New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) pedestrian overpass in honor of...

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...

Free trash dumping at roll-off container

Editor’s note: Incorrect information was provided in a press release from the city that appeared in the Aug. 14 edition. This version has been...

Artesia to get new mayor and write-in wins District 2

ARTESIA — Artesia has a new mayor and a new councilor in District 2. The incumbents won re-election to another term on the Artesia...

Parking issues addressed at Tuesday’s City Council

ARTESIA — The Artesia City Council was informed a petition drive is underway from residents living on Mahone Drive. “A while back the city painted...

Hagerman High School student receives highest agricultural honor

Justin Armstrong was recently presented Hagerman High School’s highest agricultural honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award. He is the son of Chet and Todie...

Diving into summer

With temperatures rising, adults, teenagers and children enjoyed a nice place to cool off Friday afternoon and had some fun at the ENMU-Roswell pool....

Woman claims no memory of murder; ‘Poisoned chicken’ potentially led to...

As two court appearances have passed since 41-year-old Marcella Reese was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon Monday, both...

Meth seizure removes 1.5 pounds from streets

An ongoing investigation by the Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force has led to the confiscation of approximately a pound and a half of...

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