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Gabriella, Kelci to wear crowns

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gabriella Baker is crowned the new 2012 Miss ENMU-R during the 2012 Miss Roswell, Miss Chaves County, Miss ENMU-R Scholarship Pageant, Saturday, at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With talent and beauty out of this world, the Miss Roswell, EMNU-Roswell Scholarship Pageant was held Saturday, at the Performing Arts Center, where...

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Bikers ride for MS Society

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bikers from throughout the region came to Roswell to participate in the city’s first charity fun ride to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Sam’s Club, Saturday. The charitable effort to raise money for multiple sclerosis — an autoimmune...

Martie Zelt to exhibit work in Albuquerque gallery

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

There is only one way artist Martie Zelt could visually relay her inspirations, which are drawn from a lifetime of traveling the world, a love of land and even a glance outside her Roswell studio window. With a fusion of materials that are just as uniquely...

‘Oh, the places you’ll go’: Seuss at Pioneer Plaza

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christina Arches, 5, and Mohammed Kaddoura receive goodies during Read Across Roswell’s “Dr. Seuss Reading Festival” at Pioneer Plaza, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Educators, businesses, public representatives and children of all ages reunited...

EGP celebrates Seuss

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

East Grand Plains kindergartners, first- and second-graders, wearing paper Dr. Suess hats, take their seats on the gymnasium floor for the NEA’s Read Across America, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) East Grand Plains Elementary joined children and...

Investigation continues

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The investigation into the Leprino Foods warehouse theft continues. “This is a very active investigation,” said agent Michael Williams of the New Mexico State Police. He said the company discovered several thousands of pounds of a dry-dairy product...

Oscar Fairfield: At 90, remains self-reliant; finishes what he starts

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oscar Fairfield stands with a portrait of his late wife Theresa Margaret Fairfield, on Wednesday, at La Villa. (Noah Vernau Photo) Whether he was serving in the Navy, teaching math, helping veterans or playing golf, Oscar Fairfield says he has relied on...

Johnny G’s annual prison visit Saturday, Sunday

March 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Although it’s been about 35 years since this community organizer started visiting local prisons with a message of hope, this year’s event is also set to mark a tragic day in New Mexico’s history. Johnny Gonzales, of the Community Volunteer Program, said...

Scam targets Skype users

March 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office issued a scam alert, Thursday, about the newest scam which has targeted customers of Skype. The scam tells the victim that he or she qualifies for a government grant. A similar scam is circulating on land lines. The...

What’s the buzz, Girlfriend?

March 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This worker bee focuses on new blossoms under sunny skies, Thursday. Spring begins March 20. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...