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Home Depot hosts Kids Safety Day

October 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Dexter, Roswell and Sierra fire departments simulate a rescue from a wrecked car during Kids Safety Day, Saturday, at Home Depot. Chaunte’l Powell Photo In honor of Fire Safety Month, Home Depot hosted Kids Safety Day Saturday. The day featured a kids’ workshop, where they could build their own fire trucks (with [&hellip...

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A Thriller of a day

October 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Mary Smith, Diana Boyles and Shelby Halvorson lead kids and adults in Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance, Saturday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo It was a fright-filled day for Roswell as the Roswell Thrill the World and Zombie Walk took place Saturday....

Zombies invade Roswell! RUN!!!

October 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zombie mother Jacquelin Valadez hungers for her 4-year-old zombie daughter Alyssa’s cookie during Outrun Fear’s Haunted Trail event at Cielo Grande, Saturday night. Noah Vernau Photo [/auth...

Ghouls hike for CCCF

October 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chain saws and compassion? The Halloween spirit located its benevolent side Saturday night at Cielo Grande, where participants of a Haunted Trail marched to raise money for the Chaves County Cancer Fund. The event was put together by Outrun Fear, a new...

Rosemary Smith: Spreading the love of God through service

October 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rosemary Smith has been a very busy woman these past 40 years, but that’s just how she likes it. “I’ve always worked, and I would not miss it for anything,” she said. “I love people and I think keeping busy and being active will keep you young.”...

Cancer awareness must be all-the-time matter

October 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

As October and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draw to a close, people need to remember that awareness should be a year-long affair. This year marks the 25th anniversary of NBCAM, which is a cooperative effort between national public service...

Character! after fundraiser

October 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

University High School teacher Tammie Hardt kisses Bob as part of a fundraiser celebrating Character Counts! Week, Friday. The student body raised money which will be donated to the Chaves County Cancer Society. Mark Wilson Photo Sometimes good deeds deserve...

Historical Foundation honors Morgan Nelson

October 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morgan Nelson. Jessica Palmer Photo Morgan Nelson was named an Honorary Member of the Historical Foundation of Southeast New Mexico. The Foundation hosted a reception for Nelson and friends, Heidi and Fred Nolan, Thursday afternoon. More than 60 people...

Cranes are here

October 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sandhill cranes are active at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Thursday afternoon. The refuge estimates that there are approximately 30,000 cranes that have migrated to the area so far. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Super Celebration recognizes student artists, poets, essayists

October 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI cadet Joshua Pinon reads from his essay during Chaves County’s Character Counts! Super Celebration, Thursday night. Ilissa Gilmore Photo The Chaves County Character Counts! program recognized winners of a student art, poetry and essay contest Thursday...