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  • Cub Scouts

    Cub Scouts visit RDR

    May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cub Scout Packs 65 and 145 dropped by for a tour of the Roswell Daily Record on Wednesday. The Scouts watch in awe as Editor Tom McDonald shows them the press and explains how the long continuous roll of paper “snakes” through the press. Cub Master Nancy...

  • Generic---Crime

    Man arrested during burglary in progress

    May 18, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • helping

    Helping those affected by HIV

    May 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Former Roswell resident Deborah Geisler was guest speaker Wednesday at the lunch meeting of the Pecos Valley Rotary Club. In 2011, Geisler started a nonprofit that helps widows and their children in Tanzania, Africa, who have become impoverished and...

  • Two authors, one speech and a date of death

    May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Thanks, Obama. Though for the most part used sarcastically to denote something that one feels has changed, presumably for the worse, since the Obama presidency began, I am actually expressing gratitude. During a commencement speech at Rutgers University this...

  • No more federal medical pot prosecutions

    May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Orange County Register Although marijuana legalization remains a contentious issue, some consensus has emerged across the country to allow medical marijuana regulation among the 50 states. Yet the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals soon will decide three...

  • Thanks to 9-1-1 for saving lives

    May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As you know, most of us complain loudly, but seldom thank anyone when an individual does an outstanding job. On May 5, I called a friend, Patsy H., who now lives in Prescott Valley, Arizona, but was a longtime resident of Roswell. Patsy answered my call in a...

  • Program cleared of fraud allegations

    May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Recently, the Roswell Daily Record published a story reporting the result of the audit of the Emergency Medical Education Program at Eastern New Mexico University — Roswell. Prior to this report, four faculty members had been subjected to a hearing in which...

  • Trump’s record speaks for itself

    May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    l have lived and worked in southeastern New Mexico for over 60 years. I have served on the election board in Eddy County and am a taxpayer as well. It concerns me watching, as national news reports total unrest about the upcoming presidential election. We do...

  • Rafael M. Arias

    May 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled for 12 p.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Rafael M. Arias, 84, who passed Sunday, May 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Deacon Ernesto Martinez of St. John’s Catholic Church will...

  • Kenneth Vaughn Barbe

    May 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kenneth Vaughn Barbe, age 91, of Roswell, passed away peacefully at home May 18, 2016. He will lie in state for viewing from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2016 at South Park Cemetery....