VCA Harvest Festival a bounty of new activities and old favorites

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Superheroes and princesses rule the day during Valley Christian Academy’s Free Benefit Concert & Harvest Festival, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Valley Christian Academy held its third annual Free Benefit Concert and Harvest Festival on Saturday afternoon. Members of the VCA Board of Directors said during the event that they thought they were on track...

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Buddy Walk sees more community support

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Walkers on the team “Mikayla’s Marvels” pass by a sign saying: “When we grow up, we want to be…” one of the themes of the annual Buddy Walk Saturday at Spring River Park and Zoo. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “10… 9… 8…” The countdown...


Change of Flame

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets perform the Change of Flame Guard ceremony in Bronco Plaza during Homecoming and Alumni Weekend, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Stewart Industries celebrates expansion

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Red Coats watch as Stewart Industries founder Tom Stewart, far right, and Mayor Del Jurney cut the red ribbon stretched before a new door to a hangar used to house aircraft maintenance work. (Tess Townsend Photo) Aviation spares supplier Stewart...


Through the years

October 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI alumni march onto Stapp Field for the Homecoming and Alumni Weekend parade, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


No joke — Mike Walsh lives to entertain

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A huge fan of Roswell’s walk/runs, Mike Walsh walks in the annual Alien Chase. A former Marine and recently retired air traffic controller, Walsh likes to amuse others, “to keep you entertained,” he’ll say. (Courtesy Photo) “Despite appearances, I...


Gov, county mark biofuel plant groundbreaking

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez addresses attendees at the groundbreaking for AG Power’s Advanced Biofuel Plant which will be located south of Roswell, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Gov. Susana Martinez joined local leaders Friday in celebrating the...


Preparing to take flight

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons Anastasia and Air Rageous prepare for an early morning flight during the 2013 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend at New Mexico Military Institute, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Judge: NMMI can keep lawyers

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute’s ousted Alumni Association lost its first battle in what is expected to be a lengthy court fight against the school. An Eddy County district court judge decided late Thursday NMMI can keep its legal counsel, denying a motion...


NMMI inducts 5 into Hall of Fame

October 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2013 Alumni Hall of Fame at New Mexico Military Institute announced its newest members during an induction ceremony held on Friday. The newest members are, from left: Rick Galles, Harold Barr (Skip) Palmer, Charles Coll, Jim Geibel and Brig. Gen....