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Archive for October 5th, 2011

  • Yard and Garden: What can be done to grow better crops next year?

    October 5, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    Q. I live in La Luz and have some questions about my tomato plants. This year I have plenty of foliage but the fruit is very small and sparse. I wonder what is wrong and what I can do to help get a better crop next year…I have done all the usual things...

  • Around Town: Story time, Pecos Valley Quilters, and Loss and Prevention

    October 5, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    The Roswell Public Library will be having story time Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The library is located at 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information call 622-7101. Anyone who needs special assistance should contact the library 24 hours in advance....

  • 500 youngsters attend Special Needs Day at ENM State Fair

    October 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eric Southfield and son Daniel, 5, watch a presentation on wild animals during the fair’s Special Needs Day, Tuesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) The Eastern New Mexico State Fair served a special purpose for special children, Tuesday. Fair staff estimated about...

  • Bands and food and rides and all kinds of fun

    October 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Danielle Valenzuela chows down on a corn dog at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Flashing neon-colored lights, the smell of corn dogs and sounds of Hispanic music resonated in the air at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair...

  • Market swine who work out, win

    October 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    It may not be obvious, but the secret to at least one little piggy’s success during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Market Swine Show Tuesday is to spend time doing laps. The girls who won grand champion and reserve grand champion were the ones who worked...

  • Vintage Boeing 747 to be auctioned for scrap

    October 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    A 1970 Boeing 747 aircraft that has traveled all around the world from Amsterdam to Chicago to Hong Kong, will be auctioned off for scrap metal starting at 12 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 10, at the Roswell Industrial Air Center. Since its first flight on July 22,...

  • Burglar nicks loaded gun, video camera

    October 5, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    •Police were sent to the 2000 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday, after someone gained entry into a residence through a bedroom window and removed a loaded black Sentinel .22 caliber pistol and a pink Flip video camera. The items were valued at...

  • Walter Williams

    October 5, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    No services are scheduled at this time for Walter Williams, 83, of Hagerman, per his request. A complete announcement will be made at a later date. You may offer your condolences online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the direction of...

  • Jeanne Albert Crane

    October 5, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    ODESSA, Texas — Jeanne Albert Crane, 78, of Odessa, passed away peacefully, Sept. 30, 2011, at the Hospice House of Odessa. Jeanne was born on Dec. 7, 1932, in Roswell, N.M., to John and Faye Albert. After graduating from Roswell High School in 1951, she...

  • Another 'Dancing' star heads for the hills

    October 5, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image released by ABC, Nancy Grace, left, and her partner Tristan Macmanus perform on the celebrity dance competition series, “Dancing with the Stars,” Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...