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Tax-free holiday begins today

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This weekend, the annual Back to School Tax-Free Weekend will be held in New Mexico, and the holiday will save families $4 million, according to the governor’s office. Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday encouraged New Mexico families to take advantage of the annual tax-free weekend, to save money and prepare their children with clothes and [&hellip...

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Nature’s Dairy makes last shipment of milk

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zoey Sota, an employee of Nature’s Dairy, said working for the Roswell milk processing facility was a great experience. “I’m young, and I can always find another job, but where will I find another place like this to work? We’re more like a big family,...

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Jones wins Poultry Broiler competition

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Winning Poultry Broiler Champion on Wednesday was 10-year-old Addison Jones. Addison is home-schooled, and she is a member of Farm Buddies 4-H Club. She showed a total of nine birds at this year’s Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. She also shows dairy...

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McCarty is Poultry Broiler reserve champ

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Poultry Broiler Pen Reserve Champion Payton McCarty, 10, attends Military Heights Elementary School in Roswell and also won Poultry Best of Barn on Wednesday at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...

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McCarty is Poultry Best of Barn champion

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Poultry Best of Barn Payton McCarty, a fifth-grader at Military Heights Elementary, is a member of Kountry Kids 4-H, and he showed a total of 23 birds. Payton also showed four meat goats — placing 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th — and he plans to take place in the...

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Studdard is Rabbit-Meat Pen Grand Champ

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keely Studdard, 18, is the Rabbit-Meat Pen Grand Champion. Keely attends House Municipal Schools in House, NM. She has been in 4-H for seven years and this is her second year competing at the Chaves County Fair. Last year, she won Best of Show, Keely said....

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Scitern takes Poultry Reserve Best of Barn

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Poultry Reserve Best of Barn Jordan Scitern, 11, is a sixth-grader at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell and a member of the Diamond H 4-H club. This was Jordan’s second year to show animals at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, and he plans to return for...

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County 4-H & FFA Fair market lamb show results

August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

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