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Most split on gross receipts tax

March 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

On the eve of the city election, voters coming and going at the Roswell Post Office, 415 N. Pennsylvania Ave., were largely undecided about their choices, leaving it up to their final sentiments at the polls today. Most were split about the proposal, which the mayor is reintroducing, to add a municipal infrastructure gross receipts [&hellip...

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Election Day, Tuesday; polls open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 600 Roswellians cast their votes early in favor of the candidates they would like to see elected to the positions of city councilor and municipal judge. With 12 hopefuls on the ballot and only one position uncontested, residents are encouraged to...

The Corps, 770 strong, march against cancer

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets march toward Stapp Field during the 6th annual cancer awareness march, “Corps Against Cancer,” Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico Military Institute’s corps of cadets hosted its sixth annual Corps Against...

Gabriella, Kelci to wear crowns

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gabriella Baker is crowned the new 2012 Miss ENMU-R during the 2012 Miss Roswell, Miss Chaves County, Miss ENMU-R Scholarship Pageant, Saturday, at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With talent and beauty out of this world, the Miss...

Bikers ride for MS Society

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bikers from throughout the region came to Roswell to participate in the city’s first charity fun ride to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Sam’s Club, Saturday. The charitable effort to raise money for multiple sclerosis — an autoimmune...

Martie Zelt to exhibit work in Albuquerque gallery

March 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

There is only one way artist Martie Zelt could visually relay her inspirations, which are drawn from a lifetime of traveling the world, a love of land and even a glance outside her Roswell studio window. With a fusion of materials that are just as uniquely...

‘Oh, the places you’ll go’: Seuss at Pioneer Plaza

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christina Arches, 5, and Mohammed Kaddoura receive goodies during Read Across Roswell’s “Dr. Seuss Reading Festival” at Pioneer Plaza, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Educators, businesses, public representatives and children of all ages reunited...

EGP celebrates Seuss

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

East Grand Plains kindergartners, first- and second-graders, wearing paper Dr. Suess hats, take their seats on the gymnasium floor for the NEA’s Read Across America, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) East Grand Plains Elementary joined children and...

Investigation continues

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The investigation into the Leprino Foods warehouse theft continues. “This is a very active investigation,” said agent Michael Williams of the New Mexico State Police. He said the company discovered several thousands of pounds of a dry-dairy product...

Oscar Fairfield: At 90, remains self-reliant; finishes what he starts

March 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oscar Fairfield stands with a portrait of his late wife Theresa Margaret Fairfield, on Wednesday, at La Villa. (Noah Vernau Photo) Whether he was serving in the Navy, teaching math, helping veterans or playing golf, Oscar Fairfield says he has relied on...