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Loy orders abused boxer returned to owner

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

The boxer as she appeared when she arrived in Roswell Animal Services. Courtesy Photo/Jo McInerny The protest outside of Roswell Municipal Court continued on Friday. Jo McInerny of the Animal Welfare Alliance said she was even more determined to picket the courthouse after the boxer McInerny hoped to rescue was given back to her owner. [&hellip...

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7th Chisum Shootout concludes today at fairgrounds

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Haley Pybus competes in the Chisum Shootout, being held at the fairgrounds through today. Mark Wilson Photo The Chisum Shootout/New Mexico State Championships is back in Roswell, allowing cowboys and cowgirls to show off their riding and shooting skills for...

Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse hosts annual Playday

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A participant competes in a roping event during the Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse 2012 Playday, Saturday. Julia Bergman Photo “If you were to come early in the season and see some young kids and their learnings and the mistakes they make. … Then you...

Piñatafest, a smashing good time!

September 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Folklorico perform traditional Mexican dances during Piñatafest on the courthouse in downtown Roswell, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo As temperatures rose and the aroma of roasted corn and savory turkey legs wafted higher into the air, droves of...

Al Potter, the potter, hooked on clay and the wheel since college

September 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Al Potter shapes his next creation. Rey Berrones Photo Al Potter’s surname decided his career path well before he did. He decided he would live up to that name his sophomore year of college at Massachusetts College of Art. He said he took a pottery course...

Hank the Cowdog had real-life model

September 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Author John Erickson of Hank the Cowdog fame signs a book for Heather Donahue, 9, at the Roswell Convention Center during a Friends of the Roswell Public Library presentation, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo He introduced thousands of youngsters to a...

Salazar in custody

September 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Isaac Sal-azar, 20, who was wanted in connection with the Arnulfo Villela homicide, turned himself in to the police on Wednesday. Villela, 18, was shot and killed outside a residence in the 800 block of East Hendricks Street on July 6. Court records state...

Senate candidate Heather Wilson: ‘Government cannot create wealth’

September 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Following the release of a Census Bureau report revealing New Mexico as the most impoverished state nationwide, Republican Senate candidate Heather Wilson discussed the stark disparities between her economic plan and that of her contender, Democratic...

MainStreet Roswell’s Alive After Five a hoot

September 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Spring River Zoo resident Frodo watches the goings-on during MainStreet Roswell’s Alive After 5, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo As she licked her fingers dripping with salsa, Mary Edwards held up her burrito pronouncing, “it’s really good, really...

City Council all business

September 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a 6-2 vote, the City Council approved modifications to the municipal judge qualifications, removing the requirement of an associate degree and replacing it with a high school diploma or GED, rendering the education standards equivalent to those for Chaves...