Cavin returns home

RPD Sgt. Chance Cavin, who was injured when his leg was struck by a gunshot fired by a man police were trying to apprehend early Wednesday morning has retuirned home after being treated at a Lubbock, Texas, hospital. Dozens of people gathered Thursday afternoon along East Second Street to show support for Sergeant Cavin, as … Read more

Sitting Bulls Falls Closed Due To Staffing Shortages

Effective immediately, Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area, a historic recreation site in the Guadalupe Ranger District in the Lincoln National Forest – will be closed at the access point due to ongoing staffing shortages. The Lincoln National Forest is currently looking into solutions to fully staff the recreation site, and quickly enforce a plan that … Read more

RPD Building Damaged By Flooding

Flooding problems have forced the Roswell Poclie Department to close it’s lobby and public records areas until further notice. The building at 128 West 2nd Street flooded due to burst pipes in the ceiling. The Roswell Daily Record reports the issue was discovered at about 3:00 a.m. on Sunday. Although the pipes have been repaired … Read more

NM 2 Mill & Fill Project

The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two office in cooperation with Brasier Asphalt (Contractor) will begin roadway rehabilitation on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, on NM 2 from milepost 30 to milepost 32 (Midway) . The hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This is an estimated 2-week project, … Read more

Entrance To Roswell Museum Temporarily Changed

An alternative entrance will be in use at the Roswell Museum during construction that will make significant enhancements to the entryway, lobby and surrounding area at the front of the museum. Demolition of the museum’s main entrance and adjacent interior area on the south side of the building are scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 23. … Read more

Roswell Air Center Adds Flight To DFW

A third daily flight between Roswell Air Center and Dallas Forth Worth International Airport will be available beginning May 6. The American Airlines flight is scheduled to arrive in Roswell at 3:30 p.m. and depart for DFW at 4 p.m. each day. Roswell Air Center currently has two daily American Airlines flights to and from … Read more

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected At Eastern NM Poultry Facility

The New Mexico Livestock Board (NMLB), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL), have confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at a poultry facility in eastern New Mexico. Initial testing of the facility was performed on April 10 for the presence of HPAI. Further testing … Read more

Pedestrian Killed In Roswell Crash

Roswell Police are investgating a deadly Monday night crash involving a pedestrian. Police say a 68 year old man was attempting to cross the 2200 block of West Second Street when he was struck by a vehicle headed west. The man is believed to have been using a walker. The SUV was driven by a … Read more

Man Killed In Roswell Crash

Roswell Police are investigating a deadly crash that took place Friday morning on South Washington Avenue. A statement from RPD says the crash happened around 2 in the morning when a 2003 Ford F250 pickup truck was headed south on Washington. For some reason, the driver lost control at a high rate of speed near … Read more

Carlsbad Seeking Public Input On Capital Improvements

The city of Carlsbad is trying to establish planning priorities for anticipated capital projects – and they would like to hear from you. Limited funding requires phasing of larger projects and for the City to leverage federal, state and local funds. The City is seeking public input in the process. Capital projects include city street … Read more