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Cache’s market lamb wins

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family and friends traveled from all over the state of New Mexico to support 9-year-old Cache Wry at the Market Lamb show at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday, and they didn’t leave disappointed. Wry’s black face lamb was named Grand Champion of the show, much to Wry’s excitement. The Estancia resident is the [&hellip...

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Burson raises champion meat goat

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Burson said raising a Grand Champion meat goat that is of perfect weight and size is all about the luck of the draw. “Some of them will be really young and grow really big and some of them will be old and stay small,” she said. “It’s kind of...

Historical Society honors Silent Servants

October 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Ron Malone, Bobbi Alcorn and Richard Kraft were honored as Silent Servants by The Historical Society and Foundation for Southwest New Mexico, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Historical Society and Foundation for Southeast New Mexico...

Lions host Special Needs Day

October 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ernest Buckham of the Downtown Lions Club asks children from the Developmently Delayed Preschoolers program in Dexter how they liked their hamburgers during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Debbie Gonzales, Joan Hall and the...

St. Andrews animal blessing set for Sunday afternoon

October 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Raggie, the Rev. Dale Plummer and Clarissa during a photo op at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Tuesday. (Jessica Palmer Photo) St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave., will hold its 5th annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday at 2...

Roswell kicks off October with ENMSF parade

October 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This year’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade on Monday celebrated everything from the 100 year anniversary of New Mexico statehood to Halloween. A list of parade winners can be found on page A2. (Jessica Palmer Photo) [/auth...

Avery sisters take top prizes for their bunnies

October 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

As of noon on Monday, children and teenagers from Artesia were taking many of the prizes in the small stock rabbit competition at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. Judging started Sunday night and continued throughout Monday. Bayli Avery, 15, won Grand...

Eastern NM State Fair parade winners

October 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Youth Football League Entry No. 49 Steelers 9-10 Youth Organization (Non-RYFL) No. 46 Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Middle School Band Mesa Middle School Middle School Cheerleaders Berrendo Middle School [/auth...

Cheez! That’s great chile!

September 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Charlotte Barnett shops for a ristra at the Chile Cheese Festival, Saturday. (Noah Vernau Photo) Most New Mexicans know there’s nothing like a hot bowl of green chili stew in the wintertime, and with cool weather on its way, they populated the 21st annual...

First United Methodist ready for another 125 years

September 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

First United Methodist Church is celebrating its 125th birthday this weekend. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo) First United Methodist Church began the three-day celebration for its 125th birthday Saturday with a chicken dinner at the Girl Scout Pavilion. Both...