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Remember, get your memory checked

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the National Memory Screening Day event sponsored by Comfort Keepers check out the displays at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo In honor of National Memory Screening Day, a nationwide event held by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Comfort Keepers held the eighth annual memory screening in Roswell, Tuesday....

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Tips aplenty at Christmas showcase

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the “Christmas from the Heart” showcase explore different ideas for Christmas decor at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of New Mexico State University’s Extension Clubs gave tips and ideas for...

3rd-graders take on fitness challenge

November 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Delighted third-graders at Valley View receive apples and oranges during a visit by the mayor, Goddard FFA students and dignitaries from the 5-2-1-O Physical Fitness and Nutrition Challenge, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Mayor Del Jurney visited Valley...

Annual Operation Christmas Child collection calls for help

November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from All Saints Catholic School brought boxes to Grace Community Church Monday. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo) This holiday season, as the city is digging in various storage places to retrieve Christmas decorations, Grace Community Church is encouraging...

CYFD marks National Adoption Awareness Month

November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Montoyas, the Peñas and Judge Ralph D. Shamas join the celebration to commemorate National Adoption Day, which is the kick off for National Adoption Awareness Month. (Jessica Palmer Photo) November marks National Adoption Awareness Month. The Children...

Learning the true price of freedom

November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley View Elementary honored veterans of the past and present Monday with a celebration at the school that featured artwork commemorating U.S. wars and a skit about the price of freedom. The school decided to create the event after a suggestion from a...

County Commission to meet Thursday

November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will vote on several proposals and agreements during their monthly meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. at the County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place. The board will decide whether or not to approve a budget...

Artists showcase unique talents at Potters Guild

November 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the Pecos Valley Potters Guild 31st annual art sale check out the Silver Wears booth featuring the handiwork of Gary Strein at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Part two of the Pecos Valley Potters Guild’s 31st annual...

Locals enjoy sandhill cranes, hot drinks at Bitter Lake

November 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors attending Cranes and Cocoa observe sandhill cranes returning to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge hosted an event Saturday that allowed attendees to see and learn more about...

Healthy Woman Expo offers tips, screenings, information

November 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors attend the 2012 Annual Healthy Woman Expo at Eastern New Mexico-Medical Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo The 2012 Healthy Woman Expo took place Saturday at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Women of all ages and demographics attended and took...