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LULAC honors 4 at annual awards banquet

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aailyay Gustamantes and the Folklorico Dancers wait to perform during the 83rd New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens State Convention at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico LULAC held its State Director’s Awards Banquet on Saturday night at Best Western Sally Port Inn, capping off a busy [&hellip...

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An abundance of fun

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Team Cattleman’s compete in the women’s division of tug of war during the Party on the River, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Party on the River kicked off Saturday at Cahoon Park, bringing hundreds of families under the sun to enjoy an assortment...

That’s a lot of hot air

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons begin to land in open areas near East Pine Lodge early Saturday morning during Old Timers Balloon Rally. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell was literally taken to a higher level at the soccer field just west of the Wool Bowl, Saturday morning. Despite...

Michael Murphy: God gave us dogs to teach us how to love

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Murphy, SENM Patriot Guard ride captain and dog-lover, and one of his custom motorcycles. Jessica Palmer Photo When you arrive at the Murphy home, you will be greeted by a canine chorus. Michael Murphy is a self-professed animal lover and a SENM ride...

Miles Hanisee seeks election to CoA bench

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Miles Hanisee Judge Miles Hanisee, who indicated that he has more appellate experience than almost any lawyer in the state, says he is seeking election to the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Hanisee was recommended for the position by the bi-partisan...

RSO plays Shadow Concert

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Symphony Orchestra play to nearly 700 fourth-graders attending its Shadow Orchestra Children’s Concert, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Symphony Orchestra held its Shadow Orchestra Children’s Concert, Friday, at Pearson...

Ready to launch

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Monterrey Elementary take turns launching their balloons with the help of volunteers from Balloon Explorium, a non-profit children’s museum from Albuquerque dedicated to ballooning education, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Police violence LULAC concern

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens is holding its 83rd annual state convention in Roswell this weekend, addressing a variety of issues that impact the Hispanic community throughout the Land of Enchantment. LULAC was established in 1929 to...

579th celebrates its 50th

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 579th Strategic Missile Squadron reunion launched on Thursday with a reception buffet at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, as about 30 original members have gathered in the city to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the squadron’s operational status. The...

Harris seeks re-election as treasurer

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Harris Chaves County Treasurer Steve Harris is seeking re-election to the position. He has served as treasurer for four years, and is running unopposed in both the June 5 primary and the general election in November. A graduate of Eastern New Mexico...