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Moore tapped for US Attorney’s Office

October 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

District Attorney for the 5th District Janetta Hicks and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Gonzales announced, Wednesday, that Assistant District Attorney Donald F. Moore Jr., has been appointed to serve as a special assistant to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hicks said that the negotiations started in April. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two was signed...

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Kaly Cone’s Pumpkin Grand Champion Breeding Heifer

October 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Kaly Cone, 13, of Dora, with her “triple crown” breeding heifer, Pumpkin, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Thursday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) With a string of awards behind her, winning Grand Champion Breeding Heifer at the Eastern New Mexico State...

Kelsi-Ann Woodburn’s Rambo top Market Steer

October 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kelsi-Ann Woodburn, 16, of Artesia, with her Grand Champion Market Steer, Rambo, on Thursday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Rambo annihilated the competition — without weapons, headbands or catchphrases — during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair’s market steer...

Adam Brown’s heifer named Grand Champ

October 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Adam Brown, and his Grand Champion dairy heifer at the ENMSF, Wednesday. (Julia Bergman Photo) From 60 heifers, to 14, to 1. An unnamed heifer shown by Goddard High student Adam Brown, 15, became the Grand Champion of the 2011 Eastern New Mexico State Fair...

Chelsi and Brenneman take top market lamb honors

October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The hard work, hopes and dreams of a sheepherding family all rested on one teen, one sheep and one last fair. In the end, Chelsi Van Dyke achieved victory during the last chance she had to win. Van Dyke is 18, and this was her last chance to compete in the...

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...

Great variety in Commercial Building

October 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Fairgoers watch a cooking demonstration at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Business Expo, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Political parties, craft makers and community organizations have come together under one roof at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair....

Family argument turns violent

October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A family argument turned into a shoot-out, Wednesday, in the 700 block of South Cedar Avenue. “Around 8:30 this morning, we received a phone call about some kind of an altercation that resulted in shots fired,” said Roswell Police spokesman Officer Travis...

Blessing of Animals set for Sunday

October 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Rev. Dale Plummer, of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and friends Scrappy and Sissy. The annual Blessing of the Animals and Memorial Service is set for Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the church. (Mark Wilson Photo) A procession of animals small and...

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...