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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 Land Ethic”: “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and...

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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...

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Friday snowfall creates havoc for drivers; Dozens of accidents reported as motorists face icy streets

January 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The road to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge lays untouched Friday after a winter storm dropped several inches of snow throughout Roswell. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Above: J.T. Craycofat rides his horse Bently to Albertsons Market on South Main Street...

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Arts Beyond the Classroom works to serve kids from all over Roswell

January 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sixth grade students at Mountain View Middle School play their ukuleles in the school gym as part of an Arts Beyond the Classroom activity. (Submitted Photo) What do you get when you take two retired educators and combine them with a love of education and of...

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Marketing effort aims to elevate Phoenix flights

January 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A unit of American Airlines, American Eagle, has been offering direct flights to and from Phoenix from the Roswell International Air Center since March. Occupancy has not yet reached 80 percent or more on a regular basis, so six governmental entities in the...

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Show features college talent; wedding dresses go on display

January 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hobbs Ongoing until March 18 New Mexico Junior College Art Faculty Exhibition and Student Art Show The show takes place at the Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St., at 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit leacountyevents.com or call 575-391-2900. Artesia...

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Leadership New Mexico accepting applications

January 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leadership New Mexico is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Core Program and Connect New Mexico, The Next Generation of Leadership Program. Applications are available at the Leadership New Mexico website, leadershipnm.org, or by calling (505)...

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Sears to leave Roswell after 60 years; About 200 people worked at store in 1957; far fewer employees today

January 5, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Feb. 6, 1957, Roswell Daily Record announced the opening of the new Sears and Roebuck store at 1000 S. Main St. with eight articles surrounding a picture of the new 53,000-square-foot building. The era of Sears in Roswell comes to an end this...