Author archives: MWilson

  • Potters-Guild

    Watch and weave

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Zelma Wilcox of the Roswell Fiber Craft Guild gives a weaving demonstration to siblings Leena and Braxton Craven during the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild 32nd Annual Art Sale Fiesta del Arte at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday evening. The event runs...

  • Desert-Sun

    Desert Sun donates to ENMU-R Foundation

    November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Travis Hicks, executive manager of Desert Sun Motors of Roswell, makes a $20,000 donation to Betty Patton and the ENMU-Roswell Foundation from proceeds raised from the 2013 Rotary Desert Sun Classic golf tournament, Thursday. The scholarship is in memory of...

  • Mural

    Preserving personal histories

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Noel Marquez works on his mural entitled “Journeys at Heartland Health Care” in Artesia, Tuesday. The mural, which will be completed at week’s end, was inspired by the stories and histories of the facility’s residents such as Natcho Galindo...

  • Audubon


    November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Washington Avenue Elementary fifth-grader Aaron Trujillo is outfitted in a bird suit during a visit by Dana Vackar Strang of Audubon New Mexico, Tuesday morning. Strang visited various classes, presenting Audubon’s Bird of a Feather Explore Together...

  • Fire-2

    Sunday night fire has no leads

    November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Firefighters were dispatched to 207 Offutt Street around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to respond to a residential structure fire. The address was located near the corner of South Main Street, to the north across the street from an Allsup’s Convenience Store with gas...

  • Balloons-Bluegrass

    Balloons and blue sky

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hot air balloons inflate and begin to take flight in the early hours during the Balloons & Bluegrass festival in Artesia, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Gift-Fair

    It’s that time of year again

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jasmine Sisneros, 11, displays her handmade canning jar snow globes during the Christmas Gift Fair at the Roswell Adult Center Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Witch

    To trick or to treat?

    November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Yvonne Caldera-Olivas creates a haunting mood as she waits for Halloween trick-or-treaters, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Pumpkin-faces

    Happy Halloween!

    October 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Smiling pumpkins are ready to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters to a local residence, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Leaf-blower

    It’s called ‘fall’ for a reason, y’know

    October 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Martin Hernandez of DGM Landscaping uses a leaf blower as he clears fallen autumn foliage from a lawn along N. Kentucky at W. Fifth Street, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...