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RPD Investigating Fatal Accident On South Main St.

A 35-year-old Roswell woman died shortly after the car she was driving rolled over in south Roswell late Tuesday night (Nov. 29). Desiree McMath was ejected from the 2007 Buick Lucerne during the accident that occurred around 11 p.m. on South Main Street near Burkett Road. McMath was transported to a hospital where she was … Continue Reading RPD Investigating Fatal Accident On South Main St.

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Artesia & Ruidoso Win Football Titles Saturday

The Artesia Bulldogs were crowned state champions on Saturday. The school’s five year drought of state championships is finally over. The Bulldogs defeated Piedra Vista in Farmington by a score of 27-to-17 to earn the 5A title and the 31st championship overall in school history. It was also redemption for Ruidoso on Saturday, who defeated … Continue Reading Artesia & Ruidoso Win Football Titles Saturday

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Eddy County Looks To Upgrade Emergency Alert System

Eddy County leaders are working to get first responders to your doorstep quicker, if you ever need them. The county is planning to use about 470-thousand dollars to upgrade it’s emergency alert system, in hopes of creating a faster response time for emergency units. The money was left over from a previous upgrade to the … Continue Reading Eddy County Looks To Upgrade Emergency Alert System

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Roswell Earns Top NM Hospitality Association Award For UFO Festival

The City of Roswell recently received the New Mexico Hospitality Association’s Top HAT award for Outstanding Event, recognizing this summer’s UFO Festival marking the 75th anniversary of the Roswell Incident. The Nov. 10 Top HAT (Hospitality and Tourism) Awards Gala in Albuquerque celebrated those who have performed exceptional work to elevate the travel, tourism and … Continue Reading Roswell Earns Top NM Hospitality Association Award For UFO Festival

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Eddy County Commissioners Certify 2022 General Election Results

The Eddy County Commissioners have put their stamp of approval on last week’s election results. The official canvass, as it’s called, gives Democrat candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard a seat on the Public Lands Commission, over Independent candidate Larry Marker. A day before the canvass, Marker questioned the integrity of the election and voting machines to … Continue Reading Eddy County Commissioners Certify 2022 General Election Results

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Roswell City Manager Joe Neeb Resigns

Rather than see whether the city council would affirm Roswell Mayor Timothy Jenning’s suspension of city manager Joe Neeb, Neeb submitted a resignation letter on Thursday. Both items were on the public agenda for Thursday council meeting, but were abruptly removed after councilors received a copy of Neeb’s letter. The city nor the mayor have … Continue Reading Roswell City Manager Joe Neeb Resigns

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Carlsbad Police Looking For People Responsible For Stealing Expensive Race Car

Police in Carlsbad are on the hunt for the person who stole an expensive race car. The car, valued at more than 15-thousand dollars, was taken Halloween night, along with a trailer used to store the car, in the 900 block of West Greene Street. The car is described as having a chartreuse and green … Continue Reading Carlsbad Police Looking For People Responsible For Stealing Expensive Race Car

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RPD SWAT Team Shows Skills At Competition

Members of the Roswell Police Department SWAT Team competed in October in the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association’s SWAT Competition in Conroe, Texas. RPD was the only department from New Mexico participating in the Oct. 6-9 competition that featured 30 teams. The team-oriented competition consisted of eight events during the four days with most events … Continue Reading RPD SWAT Team Shows Skills At Competition