Author archives: - RDR

  • Let’s see if I have this straight.

    July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, Let’s see if I have this straight. Hamas fires hundreds of rockets into Israel with the intent of harming Israeli civilians. Israel sends the military to clear out the area from which the rockets are being fired. Israel also finds tunnels that...

  • In defense of the quality of the RDR

    July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, In defense of the quality of the RDR: When Tim Howsare became editor, we were working with a fairly new staff, having recently lost long-time editor Andrew Poertner, long-time night editor Peg Tremper, several writers, the assistant sports writer...

  • Dear Editor: 7-27-14

    July 27, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, On Thursday, I called the city park (department), the mayor’s office and the city manager. I explained to all of them that our water bill went up last year after the city approved a water increase. So why is the city of Roswell wasting water?...

  • No good deed goes unpunished

    July 27, 2014 • EditorialComments (1)

    The Roswell Animal Control Services have come under fire from local and national animal rescue groups since the city put the department under the purview of the Roswell Police Department. As of July 1, the shelter has been euthanizing animals on the eighth...


    700 MINI Coopers to invade Roswell

    July 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    More than 700 MINI Coopers will drive through Roswell on Thursday as they make a cross-country trek from San Francisco to Boston. (Submitted Photo)   More than 700 MINI Coopers will drive through Roswell Thursday, on a cross-country trek from San...

  • Jerry-Holm-spotlight-7-27

    Former RDR photographer now a journalism teacher, coach

    July 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Holm   By Mary Morgan Record Intern   In his third year of teaching media arts at Goddard High School, Jerry Holm has a vast array of stories to tell. That is, when he’s not writing or taking pictures about them. Holm got his start as a stringer...

  • Vivian A. Teel

    July 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the Upper Hope Cemetery for Anita Vivian Teel of Hope, New Mexico. Mrs. Teel, 81, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Artesia General Hospital. Pastor Terry Aiello will officiate at the services....

  • Edward Allan Swindell

    July 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at First United Methodist Church with Dr. W. Douglas Mills officiating. A private family graveside will be held at South Park Cemetery. Edward passed away on July 25, 2014. He is survived by...

  • Joe Glen Canon

    July 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joe Glen Canon, 88, a resident of Roswell for the past 60 years, went peacefully to his Lord and Savior on July 25, 2014. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Christ Church. Lonnie Owens will officiate with interment to follow at South...

  • Eugene L. Anderson

    July 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be held at a later date in McLean, Texas for Eugene L. Anderson, age 88, of Roswell, who passed away on July 24, 2014. Bro Haines will officiate. Eugene was born September 24, 1925, in Stillwater, Minnesota, to Axel and Frances...