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Carolyn Cronk receives fragment of Hebrew scroll

October 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Carolyn Cronk holds a framed piece of a Hebrew scroll. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Carolyn Cronk keeps a valuable piece of Jewish history, and the story of how she came to have it has as many twists and turns as her life. Originally from Texas, Cronk grew up and went to school in Fullerton, Calif. She [&hellip...

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United Way campaign ahead of 2010 numbers

October 8, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Roughly seven weeks into its annual fundraising campaign, the United Way of Chaves County has already surpassed the amount it raised at this time during last year’s campaign. The campaign, which kicked off Aug. 15, has raised 13.84 percent, or $79,579, of...

Veterans cemetery gets closer to reality

October 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The dream of Roswell’s own veterans cemetery is almost a reality — and fairgoers have an opportunity to be a part of the city’s monumental addition. Vietnam veteran Bert Eldridge has been vying for a local veterans cemetery for more than a year. His...

Brock, Sweeney take Barnyard Champ

October 8, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

From left, The Cochin cross cockrel and frizzle cross pullet that won Grand Champion at the ENMSF Barnyard judging. (Julia Bergman Photo) Roswell was well represented Friday evening at the 2011 Eastern New Mexico State Fair Barnyard judging. The Grand...

Police arrest, charge Candelaria

October 8, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Steven Candelaria, 27, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, Wednesday, after running over a man with his truck. The act was deliberate and resulted from an argument. The victim, Preston Washington, went to confront the subject about...

State’s Van of Enchantment brings Route 66 exhibit to Roswell

October 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Van of Enchantment rolled into Roswell for a day Thursday, giving visitors a chance to visit the only traveling museum in the state. (Mark Wilson Photo) A mobile museum of the New Mexico state museum system, which was ranked sixth on the list of “True...

Roswell man dead after high-speed chase

October 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A high-speed chase ended in the death of a Roswell man, Robert Vigil, 28. The chase began around 6:45 p.m., Wednesday, on North Atkinson Avenue near the intersection of Country Club Road, when the Roswell Police Department received a call about a man driving...

SMART/PSN meets

October 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell-Chaves County SMART/PSN held a strategic planning meeting, at the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday afternoon. SMART is an acronym for State, Metropolitan Area, Rural and Tribal, while PSN stands for Project Safe Neighborhoods. The...

Moore tapped for US Attorney’s Office

October 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

District Attorney for the 5th District Janetta Hicks and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Gonzales announced, Wednesday, that Assistant District Attorney Donald F. Moore Jr., has been appointed to serve as a special assistant to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hicks said...

Kaly Cone’s Pumpkin Grand Champion Breeding Heifer

October 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Kaly Cone, 13, of Dora, with her “triple crown” breeding heifer, Pumpkin, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Thursday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) With a string of awards behind her, winning Grand Champion Breeding Heifer at the Eastern New Mexico State...