Oct. 23 Births, Birthdays, Engagements, Honors

Births Cody and Ashley Varnell of Portales are the parents of a 7 pound 1.9 ounce girl born on Sept. 26, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Saylor Paige Varnell is the only child of the Varnell’s. The grandparents are Jamie and Suzanne Cooper of Portales and Dale Varnell of Rogers. Birthdays The [...]

Coe wins Eastern New Mexico Fair queen honor

By Laurie Stone Roosevelt County Fair Queen Adrienne Coe was crowned queen at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair in Roswell earlier this month. Coe, an Elida High School senior, was among three other girls from Chaves county competing for the crown, of New Mexico State Fair Queen, to represent the 13 counties neighboring New [...]

Oct. 17 Elida School News

Adrienne Coe, a senior at Elida High School, has been named the 2004 Eastern New Mexico State Fair Queen in Roswell.  Coe, 18, was among four girls vying for the title.  Coe, who also had the Grand Champion dairy heifer at this year’s fair, has already begun carrying out the duties of fair queen.  She [...]

Lady Tigers rally back for district win over Dora

1096950588-10-5-dora-elida-vball-web.jpg

By Dave Wagner ELIDA — Amber Griffin knew things were a little out of whack for the Elida Lady Tigers. No, make that a lot out of whack. “We were yelling at each other and fighting among ourselves,” she said. “But we picked ourselves back up.” Down two games and trailing 12-7 in the third, [...]

Roosevelt fair queen finishes as runnerup

By Laurie Stone Roosevelt County Fair Queen, Adrienne Coe, represented her County at the New Mexico State Fair last week. The youngest of 14 girls, she was competing for the title of New Mexico State Fair Queen in Albuquerque. In the 2003-04 competition, Silver Paiz was the first queen ever chosen from Roosevelt County to [...]

Elida School News

The kindergarten and first grade have been studying apples this past month. They learned many interesting facts about apples and have done several projects throughout the month. The scholastic book fair has been going on all week at the elementary school. The school would like to thank Elida Police Chief Ron Haley for donating sweatshirts [...]