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Winter Wonderland auction Nov. 16

November 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Winter Wonderland at First American Bank, a Make Time For Kids event to benefit the Chaves County CASA Program, is scheduled for Nov. 16. Mark Wilson Photo First American Bank has decked its halls and offices for the Winter Wonderland auction benefiting the Chaves County CASA Program, scheduled for 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at [&hellip...

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El Cap commemorates Veterans Day

November 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at El Capitan Elementary School give high-fives to members of the military and emergency personnel following an assembly held Wednesday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo The lights went out in the gym at El Capitan Elementary and when they came back on,...

60% of Chaves County’s registered voters cast ballots this election

November 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Cliff Pirtle, left, goes over election numbers with Candy Spence Ezzell, right, and Robert Corn at the GOP headquarters, Tuesday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The voice of Chaves County was heard loud and clear Tuesday night after about 60 percent of its...

Roswell woman arrested for sex abuse

November 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Beverly Kirkpatrick A Roswell woman, Beverly Kirkpatrick, 42, was arrested in Artesia, Monday, at Park Junior High School where she works as a science teacher. Numerous charges were filed against her, including five counts of criminal sexual penetration of a...

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,...

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...