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Humane Society sale big draw

May 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bargain hunters rummage through merchandise during the Roswell Community Yard Sale at the Russ DeKay Soccer Complex, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Shoppers from all over the southwest flocked to Russ DeKay Soccer Complex on Saturday for Roswell’s inaugural Community Yard Sale, perusing items from more than 60 vendors. Vendors from El Paso, Hobbs, Carlsbad...

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Kids to Parks Day all kinds of fun

May 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sisters Emily and Shyanne Honest work on artistic creations during Kids to Parks at the Spring River Zoo, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell took aim at childhood obesity Saturday on Kids to Parks Day at Spring River Park and Zoo, where an assortment of...

Mike Lee: Musician, band director, pilot, CAP commander

May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mike Lee At a young age, Mike Lee watched a plane belonging to a friend of his grandfather Carl’s, touch down at his grandparents ranch in Archer City, Texas. The friend, Glenn Stout, would often stop at the residence while transporting pipe-lines. The...

RISD 3rd-graders complete Healthy Kids Challenge

May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Del Norte Elementary show off their certificates after receiving handshakes from the mayor and assorted goodies during an assembly held Friday morning to honor the winners in the Healthy Kids Challenge. Mark Wilson Photo East Grand Plains...

Janetta Hicks seeks re-election as DA

May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Janetta Hicks District Attorney Janetta Hicks is seeking re-election to her position in the 5th Judicial District Court. The district encompasses Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties. Hicks is being challenged by Janet Ellis, who served as a prosecutor under former...

Survivors take first Walk for Hope lap

May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patriot Guard riders display flags prior to the playing of the national anthem during the Walk for Hope Cancer fundraiser at Cielo Grande, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Thousands of people sent a message of hope to the cancer community at Cielo Grande...

NMMI Keeps Roswell Beautiful

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Keep Roswell Beautiful Beautification Award was presented to the New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday. Posing for a photo with the NMMI grounds crew (background) are, from left: Renee Roach, Rita Kane-Doerhoefer, Joan Blodgett, Dave White and Kent...

DuBois seeks Senate District 33 seat

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stephanie DuBois Democrat Stephanie DuBois, a longtime small business owner, says she is seeking election to the newly redistricted state Senate District 33 seat. The seat is currently represented by Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, who announced in April that he...

2011 Sci-Fi Film Fest earns Roswell TIARA

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell was recognized for excellence in the New Mexico tourism industry Wednesday, capturing New Event of the Year at the 2012 Tourism Association of New Mexico TIARA Awards. The city received the award for the 2011 Roswell International Sci-Fi Film...

Hint from Heloise: Literacy is fun

May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Syndicated newspaper columnist Heloise meets her fans during a reception held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Heloise provided Roswell with plenty of hints Thursday, as hundreds of fans poured into the Civic Center to hear...