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  • Grow up, liberal college students

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I keep reading and hearing about the students in some of our liberal colleges. They are so distraught over the recent election that they need safe rooms, hot chocolate, play dough, coloring books, therapy dogs, etc. This would tempt us to laugh if it were not...

  • A simple fix is being ignored

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This Republican Congress is dumping the Affordable Care Act and cobbling together a sad replacement: Trump Care. By simply expanding Medicare, they could have a much better plan. Everyone would be covered and the cost would be much lower because the insurance...

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    RDR reorganizes newsroom as editor prepares to leave

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Daily Record is reorganizing its editorial department as Editor Tom McDonald makes plans to leave the newspaper at the end of April, Publisher Barbara Beck has announced. McDonald, who also owns and manages a media services business on the side,...

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    Anti-hazing bill passed by NM House of Representatives

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — A bill intended to prevent hazing in New Mexico’s schools has cleared the New Mexico House of Representatives by a wide margin and awaits a vote in the state Senate. The House voted 56 to 2 Monday in favor of House Bill 427, sponsored by state...

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    County to work on Sycamore Avenue

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Road Department will reconstruct portions of Sycamore Avenue from McGaffey to Summit streets, causing road closure and detours at times, a Chaves County press release indicates. The work is scheduled to begin March 27 and is due to be...

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    Business group visits GOP Women

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christina Arnold of the New Mexico Business Coalition speaks at Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Also pictured is Teresa Barncastle, president of the GOP club. (Barbara Beck Photo)...

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    NMMI to host free ‘Forum on Entrepreneurship’

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Business Administration Department at New Mexico Military Institute is hosting the 2017 “Forum on Entrepreneurship” on Friday and Saturday. This year’s theme is “What If?” and the event is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Mabee Lecture...

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    Roswell Sertoma invests in mentoring

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bob Stansell, left, president of the Roswell Sertoma club, presents a check for $5,000 to Bill Wolf, director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico. For the past four years, Roswell Sertoma Club has been a major sponsor for the Bowl for...

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    DWIs in Chaves County

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Severe weather notifications available

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Spring begins next week, and following closely behind it will be the start of the season when a variety of severe weather could potentially be seen in this region, from tornadoes and lightning to hailstorms and rainstorms that can result in flooding. These...