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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 the birds were kept and judged. The member of [&hellip...

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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...

Bands and food and rides and all kinds of fun

October 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Danielle Valenzuela chows down on a corn dog at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Flashing neon-colored lights, the smell of corn dogs and sounds of Hispanic music resonated in the air at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair...

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...

Vintage Boeing 747 to be auctioned for scrap

October 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A 1970 Boeing 747 aircraft that has traveled all around the world from Amsterdam to Chicago to Hong Kong, will be auctioned off for scrap metal starting at 12 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 10, at the Roswell Industrial Air Center. Since its first flight on July 22,...

Johnson’s Mini Rex wins Grand Champion of Rabbit Show

October 4, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Roswell resident, Cody Johnson, 16, winner of the 2011 ENMSF Rabbit Show accompanied by his sister Brooke and brother Michael, who are holding his trophies. (Julia Bergman photo) Ten hours of grueling judging, and 268 bunnies later, the 2011 Eastern New...

Police still busy after sting raid

October 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Law enforcement continues the mop-up after a massive sting operation that occurred on Sept. 22. The original raids resulted in 67 people being arrested on charges of drug trafficking. A total of 84 warrants were issued before the Sept. 22 sting, 57 warrants...