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Pearce, Wilson make campaign stop in Roswell

November 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce and U.S. Senate candidate Heather Wilson arrive at the G.O.P. Headquarters during a visit to Roswell, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Congressman Steve Pearce spent some time with Chaves County residents at the Monterey Shopping Center, Saturday, making Roswell a stop on his district-wide bus tour that will take him to 20 cities...

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Artist Kim Wiggins helps RMAC celebrate 75 years

November 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Artist Kim Wiggins and Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation president Debra Prince during the Museum’s 75th anniversary celebration, Friday. Ilissa Gilmore Photo The Roswell Museum and Art Center celebrated 75 years Friday with artist Kim Wiggins...

Artesia the place to be for balloons and bluegrass

November 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pilot Kiman Kingsley of Miller, Mo., was one of the first to get up in the air at the Balloons and Bluegrass Festival in Artesia, Saturday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Clear afternoons skies and favorable wind conditions salvaged the balloon portion of the...

10K-plus county residents vote early

November 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Election Day is just two days away and nearly a third of registered voters in Chaves County have already voted. Out of 33,351 registered voters, 8,363 residents voted early and 1,803 residents voted absentee as of Thursday, according to County Clerk Rhoda...

Chase Loomis, 16: ‘Life is what it is, you can’t sugarcoat it’

November 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Chase Loomis For a teenager, Chase Loomis is strongly rooted in reality. Even when he plays video games, he prefers those with “realistic elements,” such as Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty. “I have a very realistic view on life,” he said. “Life is...

ENMMC class action suit notices

November 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents who have received notices regarding a class action lawsuit against Eastern New Mexico Medical Center are advised to read the document carefully, as they may be entitled to a substantial refund. The lawsuit alleges that the hospital overcharged...

Big kids teach little kids in Dexter

November 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dexter High School football player Dominic Lomeli helps elementary students with their homework Friday at Dexter Elementary School. The high school football team and cheerleading squad visited with the students as part of the school’s “Reading: The...

So long, Susie, and thank you

November 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susie Russell is honored for her service as executive director of the Community Foundation of Chaves County at Pecos Valley Winery, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of the community gathered Thursday night at Pecos Flavors Winery to thank Susie Russell for...

All the pretty horses

November 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Horses graze at River Run Ranch in the Hondo Valley on a recent late autumn afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Suit claims civil rights violation

November 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

A civil lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court Oct. 16 against David Lawrence, a former coach and teacher at Goddard High School, the Roswell School Board and the Roswell Independent School District. The suit stems from criminal charges filed against...