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Archive for October 2nd, 2013

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    Jessi has a little lamb

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessi Bernacchi and her black-faced Dorset lamb named Sophie exit the arena after judging in the Medium Wool competition during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Customers caught in middle of Cable One-Turner dispute

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Some Cable One customers are unhappy after a dispute Tuesday between the company and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. left them without some popular channels. According to a Cable One press release, the company announced 9 a.m. Tuesday the removal of Turner...

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    Two charged in rash of vehicle burglaries

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department issued another arrest warrant on Monday for Tyrone Williams, 30, for another 13 counts of vehicle burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. The warrant was served to Williams at the Chaves County Detention Center, where he was...

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    NMMI holds emergency planning session with area first responders

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, president/superintendent at NMMI, chats with local law enforcement officials during a meeting to discuss upcoming multi-agency safety and security drills that will involve the coordination of area first responders and personnel at the...

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    Lady Eagles donate $400 to cancer fund

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Sierra Middle School Lady Eagle volleyball team recently raised $400 by selling pink T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donating the proceeds to the Chaves County Cancer Fund, Wednesday. Posing with the volleyball teams are, back row, left to...

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    Krueger of Tatum wins Grand Champion title in Bird Show

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ranley Krueger, 9, of Tatum, stands with trophy next to his Grand Champion Broiler chickens. (Tess Townsend Photo) A flock of champions swooped the Bird Show at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Wednesday. Ranley Krueger’s pen of three five-pound Broiler...

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    Lee’s ‘Jackpot’ gets her Grand Championship in heifer show

    October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dairy heifer Grand Champion Daelynn Lee, 14, stands with her winning heifer Jackpot at Eastern New Mexico State Fair Wednesday night. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The recognizable smell of a dairy farm assailed the senses upon entering the competition arena at the...

  • Carolyn Jean Fitts

    October 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carolyn Jean Fitts, age 82, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. Carolyn was born September 1, 1931, to Edward York and Annie Fournier York in Penacook, New Hampshire. She was a member of...

  • Model of Chicago’s Picasso statue to go to auction

    October 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 2013 photo provided by Christie’s Images Ltd. shows a model of Pablo Picasso’s famed Chicago sculpture named “Tete,” that will be auctioned next month. Christie’s estimates it will sell for between $25 million and $35...

  • TV exec Marcy Carsey gives $20M to alma mater UNH

    October 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 4, 2013 file photo released by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, TV producer Marcy Carsey attends the JDRF LA’s 10th Annual Finding A Cure: The Love Story Gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, Calif....