Jessi has a little lamb

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessi Bernacchi and her black-faced Dorset lamb named Sophie exit the arena after judging in the Medium Wool competition during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Customers caught in middle of Cable One-Turner dispute

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Some Cable One customers are unhappy after a dispute Tuesday between the company and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. left them without some popular channels. According to a Cable One press release, the company announced 9 a.m. Tuesday the removal of Turner...


Two charged in rash of vehicle burglaries

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department issued another arrest warrant on Monday for Tyrone Williams, 30, for another 13 counts of vehicle burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. The warrant was served to Williams at the Chaves County Detention Center, where he was...


NMMI holds emergency planning session with area first responders

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, president/superintendent at NMMI, chats with local law enforcement officials during a meeting to discuss upcoming multi-agency safety and security drills that will involve the coordination of area first responders and personnel at the...


Lady Eagles donate $400 to cancer fund

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Sierra Middle School Lady Eagle volleyball team recently raised $400 by selling pink T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donating the proceeds to the Chaves County Cancer Fund, Wednesday. Posing with the volleyball teams are, back row, left to...


Krueger of Tatum wins Grand Champion title in Bird Show

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ranley Krueger, 9, of Tatum, stands with trophy next to his Grand Champion Broiler chickens. (Tess Townsend Photo) A flock of champions swooped the Bird Show at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Wednesday. Ranley Krueger’s pen of three five-pound Broiler...


Lee’s ‘Jackpot’ gets her Grand Championship in heifer show

October 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dairy heifer Grand Champion Daelynn Lee, 14, stands with her winning heifer Jackpot at Eastern New Mexico State Fair Wednesday night. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The recognizable smell of a dairy farm assailed the senses upon entering the competition arena at the...


Kids, parents enjoy dragons and butter-making at fair’s annual Special Needs Day

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from Valley View Elementary try on fire helmets courtesy of the Roswell Fire Department during Special Needs Day at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The state fair has once again kicked off and holding true to...


State leaders split on govt shutdown

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico’s congressional leaders were split on how they handled the first day of the federal government shutdown Tuesday, while Roswell residents felt few effects from the legislative logjam. Republican Rep. Steve Pearce was the only state U.S. House...


Puppy love

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Butterball, 8 weeks, left, and Topeka, 16 weeks, from Roswell Humane Society are two of the animals that will be part of the annual Blessing of Animals and Memorial Service held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave., on Sunday, Oct. 6,...