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Archive for August 1st, 2013

  • Ohio man who kidnapped 3 women gets life in prison

    August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Michelle Knight speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro, a onetime school bus driver faces sentencing for kidnapping three women and subjecting them to years of sexual and physical abuse. (AP Photo/Tony...

  • Employers aren’t cutting, or adding, many staffers

    August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, June 24, 2013, photo, a recruiter waits to meet with job seekers at a career fair, in King of Prussia, Pa. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the last week of July on Thursday, Aug....

  • Fashion, fun close out fair day

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair’s Pignitary Pig Show contestants broke out the Silly String Thursday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Everyone was in for a bit of laughter and good times at the Pignitary Pig Show Thursday afternoon as the Chaves County 4-H...

  • Do you know this man?

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department is seeking the assistance from the public to identify this male subject, wearing a red cap, who used a stolen credit card at the Conoco on the corner of Second and Union streets. The subject was seen in the 4-door F-150 truck...

  • Ramos arrested in kidnapping case

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ramos The Roswell Police Department arrested the second suspect Thursday in a kidnapping and armed robbery case that occurred on July 5. Bryan Ramos, 21, an employee of the Chaves County Detention Center, is charged with accessory to kidnapping and accessory...

  • Burson a Grand Champion in breeding heifer competition

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Burson, 19, won Grand Champion heifer at the Chaves County Fair on Thursday. Earlier this week, Burson received Grand Champion in the lamb competition. Burson is the daughter of Cody and Cheri Burson. Jessica is a member of Goddard FFA and Farm...

  • Walker and ‘Jack’ take Grand Champion in steer competition

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courteney Walker of Goddard FFA received Grand Champion in the steer competition Thursday. Her steer, Jack, weighed in at 1,475 pounds and came in first during the Class 3 competition. The 16-year-old is an old hand on the show circuit. She has been competing...

  • First-timer McCarty wins Broiler Pen grand champ

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    First-timer Payton McCarty took home the banner for Grand Champion Broiler Pen for his cage of three chickens Wednesday at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair. It was “a ton” of work, but worth it in the end. “Now it’s time to chill down and eat,”...

  • Brown’s cow a champ dairy heifer

    August 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Adam Brown chose “Sara” for her characteristics. The 17-month-old dairy heifer had the most potential, especially with her straight top and depth of rib, he said. “It’s the same as every year,” Brown said. [/auth...

  • Mary Cloe (Merritt) Jackson

    August 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary Cloe Jackson, 97, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on July 10, 1916, in Tokio, Texas, to James and Ella Merritt. She loved reading, cooking, sewing and travel. Her travels included fishing trips with her late...