Memorial statue commissioned from Fort Sumner sculptor

Courtesy photo Fort Sumner-based artist Mike Scovel has been commissioned to recreate a saluting boy he created for a veterans memorial in Temple, Texas, for a veterans plaza in Schertz, Texas. The original was created nine years ago with his grandson, Kolter West of Fort Sumner, serving as the model. By Kevin Wilson When Ruth […]

Slow and steady

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Maija Brown, 11, of Grady lowers her turtle into the starting gate during the Great Turtle Race Saturday at the Curry County Fair. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Kolter DeFoor’s turtle wasn’t bad, considering he just picked it up on the road. The mango-sized box turtle won the 17-year-old […]

Little pig herder

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Kolter Henderson, 3, attempts to move a pig during the Farwell Junior Livestock Show’s peewee showmanship event.