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Nothin’ like a good ol’ fashioned shoot-out

August 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Tim Potts, center, playing Billy the Kid, re-enacts scenes from the Lincoln County War along with his band of Regulators for tourists attending Old Lincoln Days on Saturday afternoon. Below, Civil War re-enactment actors portray soldiers of the 1st New Mexico Volunteer Infantry during Fort Stanton Live! (Mark Wilson Photo) Horse carriages in the street....

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Program trades bikes for exercise

August 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

2 1/2-year-old Iris Curiel is lifted onto the seat of her new tricycle by big sister Guadaulupe, 9, and brother Saul, 10, during a toy drawing and giveaway presented by Healthy Kids Chaves County Friday afternoon at the Cahoon Park swimming pool. (Mark Wilson...

Zoe's not so small Mouse wins the Steer Show

August 5, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Zoe Walker, right, 12, of Roswell, won Grand Champion for the Steer Show at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, Thursday morning. Her older sister, Courteney, won Grand Reserve Champion. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Mouse, the market steer, was anything but...

Cops find car on fire

August 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

An assault that occurred in Roswell ended with a burned-out car four miles southeast of Hagerman, Wednesday morning. According to Roswell police records, officers were dispatched to Jackson Place around 7 a.m. following a report of an aggravated assault and...

Go hog wild!

August 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A.J. Vaz, aka Luke from the Dukes of Hazzard, goes for a piggy-back ride while clowning during Pignitary Pig Show at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Thursday afternoon. Below, young ladies and their furry friends ready for the Wool Lead &...

Lead porker coming thru! Make way! Make Way!

August 4, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Pigs are paraded into the arena for the Swine Show during the Chaves County Fair at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

All right!

August 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A sweat-drenched Colt Higgins expresses his joy of being a participant in the Chaves County Fair at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

That's a lot of soda

August 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (1)

Daryl Beard, seated, a member of the Elks Lodge 969, collected 54 pounds of soda can pull tabs and donated them to the Ronald McDonald House to be recycled, turning the profits into dialysis time for children. Standing behind Beard are McDonald’s...

War memorial work to begin this week

August 3, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Construction on the new Chaves County War Memorial is slated to begin this week in hopes of erecting the monument just before the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. “Hopefully it will be done before Sept. 9,” and in time for a dedication ceremony...

Barela calls Roswell's an 'amazing, diversified economy'

August 3, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela meets with local business leaders in Roswell, Tuesday, on his Job Creation Tour throughout the state. Pictured at left is Amado “Sonny” Espinoza, III. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) New Mexico...