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Shooting suspect on Roswell’s Most Wanted arrested

A man who became the latest addition to Roswell Police Department’s Most Wanted list Tuesday was arrested Wednesday in the attic of a local motel.Victor Clay Richardson Jr.Victor C. Richardson Jr., 22, was found through information received at a motel on the 3000 block of North Main Street at about

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Roswell offers free trash dumping for residents

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - The City of Roswell is offering a free and convenient way to get rid of waste from summer projects.A roll-of container will be placed in different spots around town each month where residents can drop off trash that normally they'd have to pay to dump at the landfill.Through t


School supply giveaway slated for Friday night

From the left, God Inspired Gathering volunteer Beau Perez and Rev. Jim Ridgway of the 24/7 Christian Church Fellowship International hold up socks and notebooks Wednesday at 201 E. College Blvd. The items donated by Office Max and others will be given away to students in need on Friday from 7 to 10

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Multiple thefts, burglaries reported

An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of East 23rd Street July 29 at 7:20 a.m. in reference to a vehicle burglary. A Springfield Saint 556, a Vortex Spitfire Scope and a Magpul Magazine with a combined value of $1,230 were reported stolen.


Yucca Center demolition approved by council; Most recent request for proposals drew little interest

Najar reminded the council that the first RFP — seeking proposals for purchase and future development of the Yucca Center property — closed in January, and a revised and reissued RFP closed July 10. Najar said the only proposal received in response to the most recent RFP lacked detail and offered a


Effort planned to eradicate pecan weevil locally

Joe Gomez, left, hearing officer, and Brad Lewis, a New Mexico Department of Agriculture official, preside over a meeting Tuesday in Artesia about a proposed rule to restrict movement of pecans from the area for five years. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)As public hearings regarding a five-year pecan quarantine


County lists top capital projects; Courthouse elevator construction among top five priorities

Although the county hopes to have enough money for the $485,000 courthouse elevator project this fiscal year, the project is also listed on the capital improvement plan, indicating future funding priorities. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)The Hobson Road improvement project, upgrades to area emergency radios an

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Dexter pulls in strength at practice

Dexter football player pulls ties during practice on Wednesday. (J.T. Keith Photo)

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Stolen chalices returned to church

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 506 South Lincoln Avenue. Two chalices that were stolen in a recent burglary of the church were returned by an anonymous person last week. Police said they cannot offer any new information on the case, but the investigation into the incident is ongoing. (File


City seeks state, federal backing on waterline project

This graphic provided by the city of Roswell shows the waterline on U.S. Highway 380.Mayor Dennis Kintigh will seek possible federal and state reimbursement for a $3 million project to design a new waterline extending east to the Roswell Test Facility (RTF) after the City Council voted on the matter


Bus passes available as students return to school

With classes getting back in session this month for both the Roswell Independent School District and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Pecos Trails Transit officials are reminding students, parents and educational employees that monthly bus passes are available for purchase.The passes can provi


Battle Vs. Cancer: Youth tournament draws 300 kids for flag football

More than 30 youth flag football teams, representing Carlsbad, Roswell and Dexter, competed in the Battle vs. Cancer Youth Flag Football Tournament.


Ward 4 public forum set for Thursday

The city of Roswell wants to hear from its citizens. Ideas are sought regarding how the city and its citizens can address concerns and create initiatives.Come join City Manager Joe Neeb for a public forum this Thursday at Valley View Elementary School, at 1400 S. Washington Ave. from 6-7:30 p.m.For


Roll-off container available for demolition debris

As part of the city’s ongoing “Clean and Safe” program, Roswell residents can save not only the landfill fees usually charged to dump structure-demolition materials, but can also save a trip to the landfill.Through August, citizens can take materials associated with the removal of dilapidated struct


It’s a small world at museum open house

Ryann Putman talks with her son, Rex, who is experimenting with the lights on the carousel on display Saturday at the Miniatures and Curious Collections Museum open house. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)The one-day open house of the Miniatures and Curious Collections Museum Saturday attracted many people for a


City Manager speaks to local civic club

Roswell Sertoma Club President David Gomez thanks Roswell City Manager Joe Neeb for his talk at the Club’s meeting this past week. (Submitted Photo)Roswell City Manager Joe Neeb provided an update on what is happening in Roswell and plans for the future during a recent meeting of the Roswell Sertoma


Apartment project ebbs over water issues

Several siblings of the Williams family have developed plans for two four-unit apartment buildings in Hagerman, Eric Williams told the Chaves County Planning and Zoning Commission this week. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)A Hagerman housing project that the Chaves County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to c


Man arrested for battery, eluding a peace officer

A Roswell man was arrested Wednesday on charges of battery on and eluding a peace officer during a rash of vehicle vandalisms on West Mescalero Road.Todd Vallejos, 31, was detained by officers at about 8 p.m, according to a press release from the Roswell Police Department.


Hispano Chamber headed by new president

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce is going through some changes. One involves relocating from offices located at the corner of Southeast Main and East Hobbs streets to temporary offices on North Richardson Avenue. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)Other changes planned for futureThe Roswell Hispano Chamber o


Warrant issued for Roswell shooting suspect

Police say the suspected shooter, 22-year-old Victor Richardson, was believed to still be in the home.