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5 women assault protester outside store

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

The protest taking place outside Municipal Court has stirred up controversy in unexpected ways. Jo McInerny of the Animal Welfare Alliance said her fellow protester was assaulted outside of Albertsons by women who told her to “mind her own business.” Fellow protester Kylie Walker said five women approached her as she was leaving the store. [&hellip...

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Weather forces jump cancellation

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The capsule that was going to take Felix Baumgartner to 120,000 feet for Tuesday’s freefall jump is removed from the launch site after high winds cancelled the launch. Mark Wilson Photos Nobody ever said a mission to the edge of space would be clear skies...

That feeling like you’re being watched

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carnival-goers ride the Mardi Gras Fun House slide at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, last week. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Erratic behavior, running from police lands man in jail

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police officers responded to a report of a man fighting with a stop sign on Thursday and when officers arrived at Deming and Main streets they found a male subject sitting on the curb. The man, identified later by police as Raymond Garcia, 45, refused...

Lockdown at schools after patient escape

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Five Roswell schools were shut down around 10 a.m. Monday after a patient escaped from Sunrise Mental Health Center, 405 W. Country Club Rd. According to police reports, the patient jumped from the roof of the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Police...

Chalk one up for a good time!

October 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joseph Martinez creates a portrait of reggae music legend Bob Marley during the Chalk Art Festival at the Roswell Museum & Art Center, Saturday. The sixth annual competition’s theme this year was 100 years of statehood for New Mexico, and featured...

Hugh Hambric teaches competitive marksmanship, tells students to have fun

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hugh Hambric demonstrates one of the shooting positions those who compete must learn. He’s in his second year as collegiate team rifle coach at NMMI. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Hugh Hambric said that while he may grow old, he’ll never grow up. He’s spent...

VCA students make a difference

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley Christian Academy students help the Salvation Army during Community Day, Friday. Noah Vernau Photo Valley Christian Academy students spent their Fridays displaying a heart of service during the school’s 10th annual Community Day. Cory Cogdill,...

Wool Lead features fluffy friends

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shaylee Priest waits with her fluffy friend for the start of the Natural Fibers & Wool Lead during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

NMMI Lyceum series hosts geoscientist ‘Rusty’ Riese

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

W.C. “Rusty” Reise talks to a cadet prior to his speech at New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday night. Noah Vernau Photo Geoscientist W.C. “Rusty” Riese spoke to about 650 cadets at Pearson Auditorium, Thursday, as part of a lecture series that...