Author archives: avogelsang

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    NMSU field day offers agricultural insight

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Associate Professor and Entomologist Jane Pierce, Ph.D. demonstrates the difference between gland and glandless cotton at NMSU’s bi-annual field day, Thursday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) With 80 acres of various plants, New Mexico State University’s...

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    Mud, Sweat and Tears: Gomez’s latest venture lets Roswell get down and dirty

    September 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mud. Sweat. Tears. Well hopefully there aren’t any real tears, but with competition so fierce all bets are off. Barbara Gomez is the queen of coordinating events: She absolutely loves putting events together. Every time she finishes one, she is looking to...

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    TV mini-series to detail 9/11’s unspoken heroes

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Director and screen writer Robert Randall films a shot of actress Rachelle Krebs on Friday in a scene for an upcoming TV movie about 9/11. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The lights are on, the camera is set and the airline passengers and flight attendants are all in...

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    Piñatafest: Annual event remains a hit with locals and visitors

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Folklorico performs traditional Mexican dances during Piñatafest at the courthouse in downtown Roswell, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The crowded sidewalk barely provided room to walk as people looked at wares being sold under tents and waited in...

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    GOP groups host first ever ‘Cowboy Prom’

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Representative Nora Espinoza and other Republican dignitaries serve up dinner during the Cowboy Prom, a Republican Party fundraising event held at The Liberty, Saturday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) An 1893 Chuck Wagon sits outside while smells of barbecue...

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    Rinker’s lively lecture enlightens about antiques

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Antique enthusiast Harry Rinker appraises various items at the Roswell Library Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Friends say I was born in the wrong decade, and after Friday, I’m thinking they are probably right. Making his way to Roswell, antique enthusiast...

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    CASA ‘walks’ with children through court system

    September 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.  Although a difficult position, volunteering for Chaves County...

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    All Saints honors 9/11’s legacy through song

    September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In honor of those lost on 9/11, All Saints Catholic School put on a program of traditional American songs outside of Assumption Catholic Church Wednesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Everyone old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, knows exactly where they were and...

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    UK councilors visit Roswell

    September 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Falkirk Councilors Malcom Nicol (left) and Billy Buchanan (right) from Bonnybridge, Scotland pose with Mayor Del Jurney after discussing Roswell’s use of the 1947 UFO crash as an economy boost. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Traveling all the way from the United...

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    Festival offers much more than dragonflies

    September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lawrence Foster Photo Children fish for Channel Catfish at the Dragonfly Festival, Saturday. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer The clear morning was perfect: quiet, peaceful and brimming with anticipation for activities to start. Then, breaking the silence...