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  • Columnist Jones respects language

    January 9, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    To Nate Jones (Millennial Voices, Jan. 6), I am excited to know someone (you) who (not “that”) has respect for the language and all its rules and nuances. I do hope you’ll follow your talent and make a career. (To the editor: He could be a stringer.)...

  • Time running out for ‘Obama agenda’

    January 9, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    President Obama has only a short time to complete the agenda the right-wing nuts say he has planned. They say he wants to: 1. Set up death panels for us takers on Social Security. 3. Confiscate all our guns. 3. Declare himself President for Life. He better...

  • Editor’s column misses the point

    January 9, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    “What’s up with that?” you asked regarding the drop in “Letters to the Editor.” I think it is far too easy to blame it on the holidays. But honestly, how long does it take to write a letter if one is inspired, angered, frustrated, passionate,...

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    Aldo Leopold Writing Contest honors the environment

    January 7, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Aldo Leopold is best known for writing “A Sand County Almanac” (1949) in which he articulates his lifelong philosophical search for how humans could “live on the land without spoiling it.” This search culminated in his formulation of “The...

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    RISD candidates to discuss issues at public event

    January 7, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    All Roswell Independent School District Board of Education seats, except for District 4, are up for re-election for the 2017 elections. A 6 p.m. Monday public forum has invited all nine candidates to discuss the issues. (Submitted Graphic) Candidates for the...

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    Prayer, fasting event begins Monday

    January 7, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting kickoffs at 6 p.m. on Monday at Gateway Church International, 1900 N. Sycamore Ave. This event has been coordinated by Natasha N. Mackey of Global Ministries. Throughout the 21 days, the event will move to various locations...

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    Upcoming local meetings

    January 7, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday Roswell Tourism Council, 9 a.m., Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Museum Archives Center, 208 N. Lea Ave. Dexter Consolidated School District, 7 p.m., 100 N. Lincoln Ave., Dexter (Workshop begins at 6 p.m.) Tuesday BLM Carlsbad Resource...

  • Allan Roger Cribbs

    January 7, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside Services for Allan Roger Cribbs will be held at General McBride Veterans Cemetery on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. Danny Sons will officiate...

  • Miguel Morales

    January 7, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Miguel Morales passed away on January 6, 2017. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Services and Crematory...

  • Thomas Klein 1958 – 2017 Loving husband, father and son. Shalom!

    January 7, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Thomas Klein passed away on January 5, 2017. He was born in Pasadena, California on October 1, 1958. He is the youngest of five siblings. He moved to New Mexico in March 1980. He was a tool and dye maker for the now defunct bus company closure and was a very...