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Archive for September 13th, 2011

  • Don’t glorify Billy the Kid

    September 13, 2011 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Dear Editor: Tragically, New Mexico is nationally ranked seventh per capita in violent crime — many of the victims have been minors. Criminals (e.g. the Memphis Gang) have flocked and are flocking to our state, because in their own words, “New Mexico is...

  • Failing education system

    September 13, 2011 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Dolen’s letter; I criticized free lunches, uniforms, planners and computers in the classroom not on their individual merits, but because each was sold to the public with the promise that each would be the answer to poor...

  • Three decisions in 30 days

    September 13, 2011 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: KOB reported on Aug. 30, 2011, that Governor Martinez has called a 30-day special legislation session for the decennial redistricting. She added two items on the special session agenda. The legislators are being asked to consider eliminating...

  • The National Debt

    September 13, 2011 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: Recently, Congressman Steve Peace, representing the Second District of New Mexico, held an open forum at the Roswell Adult Center. Not having been in attendance at the forum, I am limited to responding to a letter to the editor from one who was...

  • Special Session: Week 2

    September 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer At a cost of $50,000 a day, the fifth legislative day of the special session ended yesterday with little progress made, continuing to fuel the fury that taxpayers’ money is being wasted. Legislators now have less than two...

  • Faubus-McCarty to join Daily Record staff

    September 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Roswell Daily Record Publisher Charles Fischer announced Monday that the departing executive director of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce will be the newspaper’s new advertising director. Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, the...

  • AGO Roadshow makes a stop

    September 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico Attorney General Gary King introduced his staff at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The AGO gave two presentations at the Civic Center — one on the Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Act with a second on Meth Awareness and...

  • Thieves steal freon and copper

    September 13, 2011 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Police were called to Roswell High School, 500 W. Hobbs St., Sunday, after subjects removed the freon from three different freezers. The subjects also stole the copper from one of the units. Cost of repairs and replacement of freon and copper is estimated at...