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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 right: coach Greg Barela, Julie Morrow, V.P. of the Chaves County Cancer Fund, Jessica Chaves [&hellip...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Target Back named Grand Champion in market swine

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kenzee Criswell, 16, of Pep, N.M., stands with trophy and her pig Target Back. Target Back was named Grand Champion at the Market Swine Show, Tuesday. (Tess Townsend Photo) Don’t snort at this champion. A swine raised by Kenzee Criswell, 16, of Pep, N.M.,...

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Elida teen Sanders wins Grand Champ in meat goat

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Raeona Sanders, of Elida, stands with her Grand Champion meat goat. Judge Chance Neff, of San Angelo, Texas, stands beside her. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Raeona Sanders, of Elida, said she was excited to be awarded the banner for Grand Champion with her meat...

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Neighborhood Watch offers ID card program for children

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

“A parent’s worst nightmare is when a child goes missing,” said Richard Lucero of Neighborhood Watch. The group provides a service that gives parents and guardians peace of mind. They will create identification cards, with photos, description, address...

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Info on pipe bombs found in Roswell, Clovis sought

October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This trip wire pipe bomb improvised explosive device (IED) simulator, used to train US military service personnel, is displayed in the US Army (USA) Training Support Center (TSC), USA Signal Command and Fort Gordon (USASC & FG), Fort Gordon, Georgia...