City asks for $12.7 million in CARES funding

Small business grants of $2.8 million requested The city of Roswell has asked for $12.7 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding...

City Council to consider transit budget request

The Roswell City Council will consider approval of a budget request for fiscal year 2022 from the transit department this week. The City Council will...

Home occupation resolution concerns local businessman

As Tony Casarez built his pest control business over nearly 50 years, he also built a home for his wife and family of four...

Judge grants no-contact order in shooting death trial

A local judge Monday approved the state’s motion for a no-contact order in the case of a man accused of shooting to death his...

Assistance League restarts Operation School Bell

As it has for its past 60 years, Assistance League of Chaves County is conducting its Operation School Bell program to help kids in...

Roswell Rotary Club installs road signs

Roswell Rotary Club members recently installed two signs on roads coming into Roswell. The first was placed on South Main Street, just north of...

ENMMC receives quality achievement award

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes...

Roswell Rotary Club passes the gavel

Roswell Rotary Club experienced a unique officer change-over ceremony this year. The gavel was passed through a Zoom meeting from Cindy Torrez to Willis...

RISD board to hear about future construction projects

With the new Del Norte Elementary School ready to open, Roswell Independent School District will turn its attention to its next construction projects —...

Downtown sign tracks census responses

Census workers, or enumerators, will head to area households next week to follow up with people who have not yet responded to the 2020 census...

Man taken into custody after standoff

A lengthy standoff between local law enforcement and an armed man threatening suicide reached a peaceful conclusion Sunday. The man, whose name was not disclosed...

Man charged with criminal sexual contact with a minor

A 61-year-old Roswell man accused of committing sexual acts on a child has been arrested on an outstanding warrant. Rutilo Nevarez was taken into custody...