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Lockdown at schools after patient escape

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Five Roswell schools were shut down around 10 a.m. Monday after a patient escaped from Sunrise Mental Health Center, 405 W. Country Club Rd. According to police reports, the patient jumped from the roof of the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Police confirmed that he was armed with a shower curtain rod and piece of [&hellip...

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Chalk one up for a good time!

October 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joseph Martinez creates a portrait of reggae music legend Bob Marley during the Chalk Art Festival at the Roswell Museum & Art Center, Saturday. The sixth annual competition’s theme this year was 100 years of statehood for New Mexico, and featured...

Hugh Hambric teaches competitive marksmanship, tells students to have fun

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hugh Hambric demonstrates one of the shooting positions those who compete must learn. He’s in his second year as collegiate team rifle coach at NMMI. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Hugh Hambric said that while he may grow old, he’ll never grow up. He’s spent...

VCA students make a difference

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley Christian Academy students help the Salvation Army during Community Day, Friday. Noah Vernau Photo Valley Christian Academy students spent their Fridays displaying a heart of service during the school’s 10th annual Community Day. Cory Cogdill,...

Wool Lead features fluffy friends

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shaylee Priest waits with her fluffy friend for the start of the Natural Fibers & Wool Lead during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

NMMI Lyceum series hosts geoscientist ‘Rusty’ Riese

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

W.C. “Rusty” Reise talks to a cadet prior to his speech at New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday night. Noah Vernau Photo Geoscientist W.C. “Rusty” Riese spoke to about 650 cadets at Pearson Auditorium, Thursday, as part of a lecture series that...

Vendors abound in fair’s Comm’l Bldg

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zachary Sisson, 8, receives flags and a pin from Harry McGraw at the Roswell Veterens Cemetery booth during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Eastern New Mexico State Fair attendees have had the opportunity to visit with a...

Rotary scene of NM ships unveiling

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phelps Anderson, left, and J. Phelps White unveil a model for the USS New Mexico, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo This year has been all about celebrating the 100th birthday of the state of New Mexico. Thursday was no different as the Roswell Rotary Club gathered...

Heigh-ho, come to the fair

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Swirling lights from carnival rides light up the midway, Wednesday evening. Mark Wilson Photos [/auth...

Fabulous fun at the fair; check it out

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

J.C. Wagner receives a ride atop Caeser, a Bactrian camel, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednsday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Eastern New Mexico State Fair may have reached its halfway point, but with a wide selection of music acts, carnival rides, shows...