Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

How goes your garden grow?

Through the work of volunteers, you know!

Another chapter of community garden history has been written. In observance of the New Rockford Community Garden's move across the street into Centennial Park, I did a little research on the origins of New Rockford's downtown gem.

It all began thanks to the efforts of one man: Edwin Horning, a 1940 graduate of NRHS and longtime resident.

Horning was a rural mail carrier for nearly 30 years, as wel...