Author archives: MWilson

  • Locks-of-Love

    Lock of love

    March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Stylist Ciara Colby prepares to cut more than 12 inches of Mary Rubio’s hair at Just Cuts, Wednesday. Rubio, a cancer survivor, is donating the hair to Locks of Love and it is her second time to give her hair to cancer patients. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Adopt-a-Soldier

    Sweets for soldiers

    March 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nicole Vargas accepts a donation of candy bars on behalf of Adopt a Soldier and Wounded Warrior of New Mexico from Walgreens and assistant store manager Manuel Roman, Wednesday. Walgreens has sold more than $2,100 worth of candy bars that will be distributed...

  • 50-to-1-Reins-of-Life

    Reins for Life to receive some movie proceeds

    March 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Dr. Leonard Blach, center, and Mark Allen, far right, co-owners of 2009 Kentucky Derby champion Mine That Bird, along with Allen’s assistant, Don England, second from left, met with Cecelia McCraw of Galaxy 8, left, and Terry Bogle of Reins for Life (on...

  • A1-3-11-BMS-Rodeo

    Jackpot Rodeo

    March 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages participate in the Berrendo Middle School Benefit Jackpot Rodeo at the Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse Arena, Saturday, benefiting those affected by the recent shootings at the school. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Daylight-savings

    Don’t forget to spring forward!

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Daylight saving time is upon us this weekend so don’t forget to set the clocks ahead one hour Sunday. At 2 a.m. on Sunday most of the United States will spring forward so New Mexico’s spectacular sunsets will occur an hour later. (Mark Wilson...

  • Spring-bee-1

    Bees spring into action

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bumble bees focus on new blossoms at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center as springtime quickly approaches, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • IHOP-pancakes

    Order up!

    March 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Floyd Bell serves pancakes to customers at IHOP during the Shiners Hospitals for Children National Pancake Day, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Phragmites

    Picking up pesky phragmites

    March 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Job Corps Home Builders Institute students assist Friends of Bitter Lake volunteers and refuge employees in removing phragmites from the vicinity of Bitter Creek, Thursday. Phragmites are a non-native, invasive perennial plant that choke waterways and...

  • Mardi-Gras

    Masked merry-makers

    March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Masked revelers (from left, Jim Cassidy, Christina Little, Anita Torrez, Carolyn Arias, Albert Torrez and Anisa Schomburg) party during the All Saints Catholic School’s 20th annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Dance at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday....

  • Healing-art

    Healing art

    February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Young artists and their families check out the winning entries of the Healing Art Contest at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Thursday. The contest, sponsored by the museum and Salvation Army, was open to all Roswell students aged 7 and older. Twenty...