Mar2nd2010

State aims to fry Hatch pig statue’s bacon

HATCH – Hatch’s now-famous giant fiberglass pig is again in the crosshairs. But this time, state officials are taking aim. The pig’s owner, Teako Nunn, said he thought debate over the statue had come to a close, after Hatch’s governing body last week granted an exemption allowing the figurine to serve as an off-premises billboard… Read more »

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Mar2nd2010

Pig statue sits at center of controversy in Hatch

A 15-foot tall pig statue used as an advertisement for a local cafe in Hatch is in the middle of a swine showdown in the southern New Mexico village. After some debate over the statue’s legality, the giant hog cleared one hurdle, but has gone to a higher level. While Hatch is world famous for… Read more »

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