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  • Sunrise Optimists

    Counselor speaks at meeting

    June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    At the June 8 Sunrise Optimist Club meeting, Jacob Roebuck from Royal Family KIDS of Roswell spoke about some of his experiences as a counselor and volunteer director. He expressed the need for camp volunteers for the program, especially counselors. Roebuck...

  • Solar panels for seniors: What is practical?

    June 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Several years ago, my articles were based on the technology that I was studying at the time. Lately, my ideas have been inspired from conversations I have had with people in the neighborhood. This week’s article was inspired by one of our senior citizens...

  • City workers are to be commended

    June 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Having an office located just blocks from the Roswell Fire Department’s Central Station, several weeks ago while driving down Walnut Avenue I noted the alley behind the central station to be sparkling clean. At the end of the alley were two of Roswell’s...

  • Bible doesn’t back up writer’s contentions

    June 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter by Sandy Smith in the May 28 Record showed some serious misunderstanding of scripture and history. First, she must explain the battle prophesied in Ezekiel 38-39. This event is still in the future, and it tells of a battle in which Gog, a nation from...

  • Adults can be creative this summer at the library

    June 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

    By Amanda Davis Reference Librarian The Adult Crafts program today at 6 p.m., will give grown-ups the chance to get creative this summer, too. The materials will all be supplied and attendees will get the chance to make a decoration that’s folded down, but...

  • Hector Daniel Hernandez

    June 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Hector Daniel Hernandez, 55, who passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Las Cruces, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Mildred Morris – November 3, 1932 – June 18, 2016

    June 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Hagerman for Mildred Morris, 83, who passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Casa Maria Healthcare Center. Pastor Herb Gage will be officiating. Burial will...

  • Rosa Dutchover

    June 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 pm, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home for Rosa Dutchover, 64, who passed Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Roswell. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10 am, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father...

  • Addressing domestic violence requires whole community

    June 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The tragedy of domestic violence is that it happens in all kinds of families and relationships. It hurts people and communities and affects everyone. The recent tragedy in Roswell, where a mother and her four children were allegedly murdered by her husband,...

  • Orlando and Roswell

    June 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It was a weekend from hell. The nation was stunned by the biggest mass shooting in modern history, at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, reportedly by a homegrown terrorist who swore allegiance to ISIS. And in Roswell, a community was stunned by a family...