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Vendors abound in fair’s Comm’l Bldg

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zachary Sisson, 8, receives flags and a pin from Harry McGraw at the Roswell Veterens Cemetery booth during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Eastern New Mexico State Fair attendees have had the opportunity to visit with a variety of vendors in the Commercial Building this week. Private businesses, public service [&hellip...

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Rotary scene of NM ships unveiling

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phelps Anderson, left, and J. Phelps White unveil a model for the USS New Mexico, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo This year has been all about celebrating the 100th birthday of the state of New Mexico. Thursday was no different as the Roswell Rotary Club gathered...

Heigh-ho, come to the fair

October 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Swirling lights from carnival rides light up the midway, Wednesday evening. Mark Wilson Photos [/auth...

Fabulous fun at the fair; check it out

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

J.C. Wagner receives a ride atop Caeser, a Bactrian camel, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednsday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Eastern New Mexico State Fair may have reached its halfway point, but with a wide selection of music acts, carnival rides, shows...

Riece tells geologists ‘nature heals’

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keynote speaker W.C. “Rusty” Riese speaks with attendees to the Pecos Valley Energy Dinner reception, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) American Association of Petroleum Geologists ethics lecturer W.C. “Rusty” Riese delivered a speech titled...

Fair Queen Katie Creager plans career as vet

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hobbs resident Katie Creager, 16, emerged from a pool of five contestants Sunday as the 2012-2013 Fair Queen, following a close competition that included horsemanship speeches, on-stage questions and modeling. The daughter of Mary and Greg Creager, Katie is...

Cael’s turkey, Bob, top bird

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

What a difference a few months make. Cael Alderete’s turkey Bob was named Reserve Best of Barn in the poultry show in the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair in August. Bob came back and was crowned Best in Barn in the bird show Wednesday with little help from...

Cache’s market lamb wins

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family and friends traveled from all over the state of New Mexico to support 9-year-old Cache Wry at the Market Lamb show at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday, and they didn’t leave disappointed. Wry’s black face lamb was named Grand Champion...

Burson raises champion meat goat

October 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Burson said raising a Grand Champion meat goat that is of perfect weight and size is all about the luck of the draw. “Some of them will be really young and grow really big and some of them will be old and stay small,” she said. “It’s kind of...

Historical Society honors Silent Servants

October 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Ron Malone, Bobbi Alcorn and Richard Kraft were honored as Silent Servants by The Historical Society and Foundation for Southwest New Mexico, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Historical Society and Foundation for Southeast New Mexico...