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Pie auction raises thousands for Goddard FFA

On Feb. 9, the Goddard FFA Chapter held its annual dessert auction at Goddard High School. Every year, the Goddard FFA Chapter hosts a dessert...

Lucky Marshall Tucker Band fans enjoy meet and greet

The Liberty Club was packed for the performance of legendary southern rock stars, the Marshall Tucker Band. The band was introduced by Mayor Dennis...

Ag New Mexico hires Roswell banker Shane Hall as chief lending...

Ag New Mexico Farm Credit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Shane Hall of Roswell as its chief lending officer. Hall joins Ag New Mexico...

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....

Work to begin for downtown taproom

Renovations of the back portion of Stellar Coffee Co. will begin this coming week to prepare for the opening of an artisan and craft beer taproom. Anne Baker, owner of...

Patchwork Party raises $5K for food banks

Roswell resident Rhonda Connally was the winner of the Patchwork Party Opportunity Quilt at the recent Pecos Valley Quilt Show. The proceeds of the...

Groups release MLK schedule

The city of Roswell and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell have announced closures or adjusted schedules for Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr....

Mayor proclaims November as National Home Care and Hospice Month

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh last week visited Interim HealthCare in downtown Roswell to read a proclamation marking November as National Home Care and Hospice...

State official discusses energy economy

Some international research groups have concluded that electric-powered vehicles could represent 90 percent of the world’s vehicles by 2040, and initiatives are underway to...

Winter snowstorm blankets Chaves County

Roswell did not have a white Christmas, but a winter storm that began early Friday could mean a white New Year for Chaves County. A Winter...

Five senses workshop features tasting

This is the last weekend to attend the special series of workshops featuring the five senses in honor of National Deaf Awareness Month. This...

Fisk building sale almost a done deal

Eight months after first expressing an interest in buying the downtown Fisk Building, a local couple has been approved by the city as buyers. Amanda...

Committee reviews ordinance on rental properties

Reporter's note: This article has been edited for clarity. The city of Roswell's Legal Committee last week discussed modifying an existing ordinance to include two...

Walk for Hope Day honors cancer survivors

Cancer survivors along with their friends and families were honored Friday evening with the Walk for Hope at the Cielo Grande Recreation Complex in...

State holds ornament contest for students

New Mexico students have a chance to receive scholarships in a design contest for New Mexico’s official ornament. The 2020 state ornament theme is “New Mexico...

Chaves County Health Expo ribbon cutting

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats were there to help cut the official ribbon for the first ever...

State alleges tampering against psychiatrist; Defense says new charges due to...

While the felony charge of false imprisonment against a local psychiatrist was dismissed Nov. 28, the state of New Mexico is now alleging two...

Train derails just outside Dexter Saturday

Seven freight cars of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train came off the tracks Saturday morning a few miles outside Dexter for an unknown reason. No injuries were...

State reports 48 new COVID-19 cases

State health officials on Wednesday reported another 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Mexico, bringing the total number of positive tests in...

City homelessness examined at forum; Participants debate over a location for...

City Manager Joe Neeb held a public forum on homelessness at the Civic Center Thursday. More than 80 people were there. Mayor Dennis Kintigh,...

Merry Christmas

Above: A North Lea Avenue homeowner shares the season’s greetings with fellow Roswellites. Below: Merry Christmas to all—who can get past the dragons in...
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Law’s passage levels ‘playing field’ for RIAC

Three years from now Roswell and the surrounding area will see new jobs and economic and community growth as a result of the success of a...

Historical marker ceremony set for today

A historical marker will be erected today in Roswell at the site of one of the largest camps in the U.S. to house German...

Roswell Boys & Girls Club making progress since merger

A repainted cafeteria. A roof that no longer leaks. A brand-new van. A vegetable garden. New computers on the way. These are a few of...

Friends: In the land of plenty

Hints and tricks for taking pictures By Veronika Ederer It is one thing to plan a cookbook, to be enthusiastic about your product, do research and...

Week Ahead

Monday City of Roswell Tourism Council, 10:30 a.m, Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Museum Archives Center, 208 N. Lea Ave. Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee,...

091320 Week Ahead

Monday Sidney Gutierrez Schools Governing Council virtual meeting, 6 p.m. Contact the school at 575-347-9703 for information about participating. Dexter Consolidated School District Board of Education,...

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