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Archive for October 4th, 2012

  • Fabulous fun at the fair; check it out

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    J.C. Wagner receives a ride atop Caeser, a Bactrian camel, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednsday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Eastern New Mexico State Fair may have reached its halfway point, but with a wide selection of music acts, carnival rides, shows...

  • Riece tells geologists ‘nature heals’

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Keynote speaker W.C. “Rusty” Riese speaks with attendees to the Pecos Valley Energy Dinner reception, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) American Association of Petroleum Geologists ethics lecturer W.C. “Rusty” Riese delivered a speech titled...

  • Fair Queen Katie Creager plans career as vet

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hobbs resident Katie Creager, 16, emerged from a pool of five contestants Sunday as the 2012-2013 Fair Queen, following a close competition that included horsemanship speeches, on-stage questions and modeling. The daughter of Mary and Greg Creager, Katie is...

  • Cael’s turkey, Bob, top bird

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    What a difference a few months make. Cael Alderete’s turkey Bob was named Reserve Best of Barn in the poultry show in the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair in August. Bob came back and was crowned Best in Barn in the bird show Wednesday with little help from...

  • Cache’s market lamb wins

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Family and friends traveled from all over the state of New Mexico to support 9-year-old Cache Wry at the Market Lamb show at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday, and they didn’t leave disappointed. Wry’s black face lamb was named Grand Champion...

  • Burson raises champion meat goat

    October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Burson said raising a Grand Champion meat goat that is of perfect weight and size is all about the luck of the draw. “Some of them will be really young and grow really big and some of them will be old and stay small,” she said. “It’s kind of...

  • Urban relishes peacemaker role on ‘Idol’

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Starpix shows actress and honoree Nicole Kidman, left, and her husband Keith Urban at a gala by The Film Society of Lincoln Center following by the premiere of her film, “The Paperboy” at the 2012 New York Film Festival at...

  • Nurse Ratched actress can’t stand ‘Cukoo’s Nest’

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File – In this March 29, 1976 file photo, actress Louise Fletcher holds the Oscar for “Best Actress” which she won for her performance in “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Fletcher says...

  • Odyssey of an American opium addict

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken in about 1920 and released by American author Steven Martin, a Chinese man smokes in a very upscale opium den in China. One Halloween night, in a blacked-out bedroom in Bangkok’s Chinatown, Steven Martin went into physical and mental...

  • Review: Play ‘Ten Chimneys’ is charming, frothy

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by Jim Randolph Media Relations shows, from left, Julia Bray, Byron Jennings, Carolyn McCormick and Michael McCarty in a scene from Jeffrey Hatcher’s new comedy “Ten Chimneys,” performing off-Broadway at the Theatre...