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Tally is closer than ever for candidates Pirtle and Hamill

June 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The tallies between candidates Cliff Pirtle and Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill inched one vote closer. Last week just ten votes separated Hamill from Pirtle in the race for state Senate District 32. The district is currently represented by Senate President Pro-Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, and encompasses Chaves, Eddy and Otero counties. After a count...

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Enchanted Living Home & Garden Show concludes today

June 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Quoth, a Chihuahuan raven and resident of Spring River Zoo, visits the Home and Garden Show, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo The fourth annual Enchanted Living Home & Garden Show began Saturday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, with vendors from...

Fiddle & Griddle the newest of our fun things to do

June 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Yokels play during the MainStreet Roswell Centennial Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo People from all over the country traveled to downtown Roswell this weekend to attend the very first Fiddle & Griddle Festival, enjoying an...

Forces evacuations, road closures

June 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Little Bear fire, burning in steep, rocky, inaccessible terrain in the White Mountain Wilderness of the Lincoln National Forest near Ruidoso and Alto, caused the closure of State Highway 48 near Alto. The fire has consumed more than 10,000 acres, and...

Fiddle & Griddle

June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Helen Yesolivich, an 86-year-old from Creekside, Pa., strums a guitar and serenades passersby during the MainStreet Roswell Centennial Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Friday evening. She and her family made the trip just for the event, which continues today....

At 98, the Rev. Eric King continues his lifetime of service

June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rev. Eric King As a young boy, Eric King sat down to dinner anticipating a ritual questioning by his father. “He would ask me, well, a test of whether I was listening or not. I usually passed. I knew as we sat down to the dinner table that he was...

Sunset Villa hosts awesome party

June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jaime Jones makes an alien balloon sculpture during the annual Block Party at Sunset Villa Care Center, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo What do you get when you mix music, games and cook-outs at Sunset Villa Care Center? One awesome party. Sunset Villa invited...

4 eateries generate $2K for local Red Cross chapter

June 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cattleman’s Steakhouse, Peppers Grill & Bar and two Subway restaurants generated more than $2,000 combined for the American Red Cross in Southeastern New Mexico, each participating in the organization’s Eat, Drink and Be Charitable fundraising...

It’s really hot out there for pets, too

June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco wanted to remind people to consider the health and safety of their pets. “We are getting a lot of phone calls for welfare checks on dogs that have been left inside cars at Walmart, Kmart, Target and even the...

Experience The Roswell Experience

June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A crop circle created for The Roswell Experience, at Graves Farm and Garden. Courtesy Photo An innovative form of storytelling is coming to Southeastern New Mexico. The Roswell Experience, the latest example in transmedia, offers a chance for people to...