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  • GOP women must follow national rules

    January 23, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read your Snippet article in the Jan. 21 RDR criticizing the Chaves County Federated Republican Woman (CCFRW) for failing to invite a Democrat to appear to talk to its membership about his candidacy for the forthcoming RISD election. Your accusation was...

  • Indoor competitive pool would be better

    January 23, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    On Feb. 9, the Roswell City Council will host a public forum on the proposed Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increase in support of the new Recreation Center and pool(s). This project was initially estimated at $18 million and may be escalated to near $25 million....

  • The politics of hate running rampant these days

    January 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    The “political” activities in our nation these past two weeks has been despicable, deplorable, destructive and several other “D” words. Our nation has elected a Republican president and the opposition party is going absolutely nuts! Seventy-two...

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    Upcoming Meetings

    January 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., City Hall conference room, 425 S. Richardson Ave. Roswell Museum and Art Center board meeting, 4 p.m., RMAC Bassett Auditorium, 100 W. 11th St. Roswell Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m.,...

  • Accept the fact that Trump is president

    January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Are the Democrats ever going to quit whining over the fact that they lost the election to Republican Donald J. Trump? Their actions are not only deplorable but childish. Let it go and accept it, that Donald J. Trump is our new president as of Friday. Yvonne...

  • Trump won the U.S., Clinton won California

    January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I’ve just read (Tom McDonald’s column published Jan. 18) regarding the unpopular Donald Trump. You are in deep remorse regarding his election, that is obvious. But you are in serious denial regarding the infrastructure of our electoral process. Here’s...

  • Remember details other writer forgot

    January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read with some interest Mr. Bill Schwartz’s letter of Jan. 20. I remember things that he seems to have forgotten. In 1980, the Republicans bribed the revolutionary government of Iran to keep the American prisoners until after the U.S. election, thereby...

  • U.S. has always been divided

    January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Now that President Donald J. Trump is in office, perhaps it’s a good time to turn our attention to healing some of the wounds that have injured the United States in recent years, first by turning our attention to this nation’s history of dissent, then by...

  • Newspapers in Education beneficial to many

    January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Newspapers in Education, or NIE, is a cooperative program between the Roswell Independent School District and the Roswell Daily Record to use our newspapers as a tool for instruction. We provide the newspapers to the school district at no cost, for use in...

  • Manuel B. “Manny” Martinez

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    February 13, 1947- January 20, 2017 Manuel B. Martinez, 69 of Roswell, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017. A viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. following the Rosary at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home....