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  • Betty Jane Ramirez

    January 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Jane Ramirez, 55, of Ruidoso, NM was welcomed into The Gates of Heaven on December 14, 2016. She was born on February 16, 1961 to Robert Ramirez and Gertrude Ramirez Galindo in Roswell, NM. She enjoyed having picnics, she loved being with her family....

  • Catherine Gay Graves

    January 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Catherine Gay Graves, age 82, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, January 13, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online...

  • Life and death: The ever-present cycle of humanity

    January 13, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I read recently in the Roswell Daily Record pages about the horrible New Year’s weekend, with the shootings and deaths that rang in the new year. I also read about the first baby to be born for the new year. One event brings us sorrow, pain and regret as we...

  • An impersonal mindset divides the house of God

    January 13, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Dominant society has established that the show of emotion is a sign of weakness or unprofessionalism. It is detachment, disinterest or indifference and the absence of emotion in the self or within interaction that is rewarded. Everything else is labeled as...

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    Prior Roswell felon pleads guilty to firearms charges

    January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A 39-year-old Roswell man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to violating the federal firearms laws by unlawfully possessing firearms and ammunition. Nathaniel Eddie Madrid was arrested on April 18 on a criminal complaint charging him with...

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    Local Briefs

    January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    UFO McDonald’s to reveal art work The UFO McDonald’s at 720 N. Main St. will be holding an art hanging ceremony at 9:30 a.m. today with artist-in-residence Claudia Bitran, who won a competition hosted by McDonald’s to create a combined UFO/alien and...

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    Pastor inspires young athletes

    January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Rick Hale, senior pastor at Grace Community Church, spoke to the Sunrise Optimist Poe Corn basketball tournament teams during a luncheon banquet in late December. Each year, a different community speaker gives inspiration and guidance to the young players....

  • Domestic incidents lead to two arrests

    January 12, 2017 • 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...

  • Nationalism: A force of good in moderation

    January 12, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Xenophobia, chauvinism, jingoism, racism — all these and more have appeared to become synonymous with nationalism after both Brexit and the 2016 election. By labeling nationalism merely as a selfish feeling of cultural superiority or an “us versus them”...

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    Robert H. Goddard Planetarium programs

    January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Wednesdays in January Jan. 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Space Science for Children — “All About Stars” (26 minutes) followed by “The Rainbow and the Stars” (10 minutes) plus star talk for a minute. Space Science for Children — “All About Stars”:...