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Author archives: Kevin J. Keller

  • Shane Kincaid’s leghorn pullets win a trio of trophies

    October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell was done proud during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Birds Show on Wednesday, but in the end, it was a contender from Carlsbad who walked away with a trophy collection. Shane Kincaid, 11, was all smiles when he left the fairgrounds coop where all...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Legion Riders become official

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    American Legion Riders listen as Mayor Del Jurney issues a welcoming statement Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Hall of American Legion Post #28. (Mark Wilson Photo) It took several years and a dedicated group of individuals who would not accept “no” for...

  • Changing Roswell hosts walk and run

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Families and individuals participate in the Changing Roswell Walk and Run saturday morning at Cahoon Park. (Mark Wilson Photo) A diaper war raged between volleyball players and parents of small children at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. The conflict was not...

  • Harvest Ministries works to rid hunger

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Volunteers Donovan Fulkerson, left, and Chris LaDuca help during Harvest Ministries’ annual food drive in front of Walmart, Saturday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) It’s all about drive — to rid those in the area, especially children, of needless hunger; to show...

  • Clock ticking for city horse owner

    September 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Hailee Lance, 6, brushes her pony, Buddy, on Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Just one year shy of the end of a five-year grace period she was given to get rid of her livestock, Pamela Rhodes had — albeit temporarily — acquired more animals. Rhodes lives...

  • Roswell Regional to become part of ENMMC

    September 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    It was meant to bring Roswell freedom of choice. But now, just four years after opening its doors, Roswell Regional Hospital will soon be part and parcel with Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. During a private gala to celebrate the opening of the new...

  • Chile Cheese Festival arrives

    September 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emmanuel Arana has his face painted as Marko Estrada looks on during the 19th annual Chile Cheese Festival at the Roswell Convention Center Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The best New Mexico has to offer as far as food, keepsakes, jewelry and hospitality came...

  • Democratic Party of NM gathers

    September 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    U.S. Senate candidates Hector Balderas, left, and Martin Heinrich converse during the State Central Committee Meeting for the Democratic Party Saturday at the Roswell Convention Center.(Mark Wilson Photo) Democratic hopefuls to the U.S. Senate focused on...