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ENMU-R adult learners celebrate completion

The 2019 Adult Education Program graduates receiving high school equivalency certificates from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell gather prior to their Thursday night graduation ceremony...

Portion of East Second Street to close for short time

East Second Street will be closed to through traffic between North Garden and North Virginia avenues for a couple of days beginning at 6 a.m....

Chaves County holds initial budget workshop

Sheriff’s Office describes ‘dire’ needs Whether the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office has a more urgent need for additional deputies or additional vehicles and whether...

ENMU-Roswell’s Adult Education Program travels graduation path

By the time the Adult Education Program graduates of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell cross the platform to accept their high school equivalency degrees, they often...

Gun law critics launch petition website

Critics of a new state law requiring background checks to be conducted for most gun sales have launched a website, part of a strategy...

House members get interim committee assignments

Members of the New Mexico House of Representatives serving Chaves County have been appointed to several interim committees. The appointments were made last week in...

Milkman Triathlon registration now open

Dexter By May 29 Milkman Triathlon The 35th annual Milkman Triathlon registration is now open. This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event and all competitive rules apply. The...

Consultant identifies local retail trends

Data shows what type of retail dollars go elsewhere   Frequent Roswell shoppers could use more options when it comes to restaurants and clothing stores. That was...

Bike plan meeting sets path for safe network

Spring River Corridor Foundation donates rental bikes to city An initial input meeting garnered concerns from residents, as well as a current assessment from the...

Person of interest identified in May 2 homicide

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office has identified Robert Moody of Roswell as a person of interest in a May 2 homicide that happened southeast...

State senators assigned to interim committees

New Mexico state senators have been appointed to several legislative interim committees tasked with overseeing state agencies and departments, and reviewing legislation. Press releases announcing...

Krispy Kreme doughnut run

The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell is doing a fundraiser by taking orders for Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The Optimist members will pick the donuts...

Wind farm project gains initial approval

The Chaves County Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a permit for a planned $300 million wind farm. The special use permit application by...

Missing girl found safe

A Roswell teenager who was the subject of an Amber Alert Monday night was found safe. Magdalena Morales, 15, was found at about 11:35 p.m. Monday,...

Roswell’s ‘Golden voice’ David Gonzáles dies

Well-known community member David González, sometimes called the “voice of Roswell” after decades in broadcast news and many years as an announcer, passed away Monday. “It is with heavy hearts...

Vehicle flees scene of accident

Firefighters with the Roswell Fire Department are pictured near a damaged vehicle just off the road at the intersection of Berrendo Road and North...

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ food drive slated for Saturday

People can help tackle the problem of food insecurity this Saturday by doing little more than walking to their mailbox. The National Association of Letter...

State improves in preparing for health emergencies

New Mexico has improved when it comes to being prepared to respond to widespread health emergencies due to terrorism, natural disasters or epidemics, but...

ENMU-R students give back to the community

Students enrolled this spring in communications classes at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell completed service and fundraising projects for several community organizations, including the American...

Library programs are diverse, and free to attend

The Library has several programs every week to cater to children of all different ages. On Mondays at 10 a.m., Mother Goose on the...

Amber alert issued for Roswell girl

UPDATE: A post on the Roswell Facebook page shortly after midnight Tuesday stated that the Amber Alert  issued for Magdalena Morales, 15, was canceled...

Committee discusses fees, rec center opening

General Services Committee also hears Little League updates The Roswell City Council’s General Services Committee last week reviewed matters related to fees for the...

Man arrested on child sexual assault charges

A man who police say admitted to sexually abusing a 9-year-old child who was often in his care has been arrested. Jared Martinez, 22, of Roswell,...

Fourth-graders get hands-on history lesson

Isidro González, a former teacher, shows fourth-grade students from Monterrey Elementary School how to grind corn for tortillas with a traditional mano and metate,...

Sunshine and dancing

Onlookers enjoy the cool breeze while watching the Roswell Folklorico dancers perform last Saturday. (Christina Stock Photo)

ENMU-Roswell hosts 3rd annual aviation camp

ENMU-Roswell will hold its third annual Aviation Camp June 3-5. The camp is designed for high school students entering 9th-12th grades who will learn...

Leadership Roswell graduates class of 2019

The Leadership Roswell Class of 2019 graduated at Country Club Church of Christ on Saturday, May 4. Twenty-nine students completed the nine-month course learning...

ENMU-R to hold commencement ceremonies

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will hold two graduation exercises next week. 71st Commencent Convocation About 200 candidates for graduation are expected to participate in Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s...

Eastern New Mexico University hosts spring commencement

There are 795 candidates for graduation at Eastern New Mexico University’s Commencement Convocation on Saturday in Greyhound Arena in Portales. Students from the College of...

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