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  • district prize

    Chacon gets district-wide prize

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Besnhi Anchondo Chacon, a student at East Grand Plains Elementary School, won first place in the kindergarten Dragonfly Poster Contest among the entire Roswell Independent School District. Delores Ingram, her teacher, and Principal Ralph Matta presented her...

  • Sobriety: My lifelong promise to God

    May 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Britt Snyder, who is now Chaves County sheriff, was one of the first people I met when I moved to Roswell in April 2014. He was chief deputy at the time and was running for election. But it wasn’t until after he won the election that I really got to know...

  • Modern Israel fulfills prophecy

    May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter in the May 15 RDR (“Israel’s founding not based on God”) had some misunderstanding of the role of modern Israel. It is certainly true that today’s Israel was founded as a secular state, but it is a fulfillment of prophecy. Ezekiel 38:14...

  • Headline erroneous, ‘overload’ not true

    May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Who writes your headlines? In the May 25 paper, a guest editorial from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch was headlined “Voters face information overload.” The editorial was about the need to label food with genetically modified ingredients so that consumers,...

  • RMAC

    Make alien costumes at RMAC’s workshop Saturday

    May 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nancy Fleming, instructor for upcoming Second Saturday session on June 11, in her award-winning costume from the 2015 Alien Costume Contest (Submitted Photo). By Laurie Rufe Interim Executive Director Roswell Museum & Art Center It is now time to...

  • Earl W. Morris

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    SIKESTON, Mo. — Earl “Wayne” Morris, 84, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Roswell, died May 21, 2016, in Branson, Mo. He was born May 25, 1931, in Sikeston, to the late Oscar Morris and Victoria Casteel Morris (Porter). He was a 1949 graduate of...

  • Juanez Broughton

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    BIG SPRING, Texas — Juanez Broughton, 80, of Big Spring, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. A...

  • Annabel Guadalupe Franco (Leiva)

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Annabel Guadalupe Franco, 24, passed away on May 18, 2016 in Lubbock, TX. She was born on April 1, 1992 to her mother, Leslie Cruz in Dallas, TX. After graduating from Roswell High School in 2010, Annabel continued her education and just finished her college...

  • Anthony Raymond Martinez

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anthony Raymond Martinez (Boom Boom), 48, died Wednesday, May 20, 2016. He was born in Roswell, NM, on March 4, 1968, to Raymond Lucero and Christina (Gonzales) Martinez. He was married to Leticia Maria (Gomez) Martinez. Together they made their home in...

  • Diane Jordan Weed

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Diane Jordan Weed of Roswell, NM passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the age of 85. She was born to Raymond and Mathilda Jordan on April 28 1931, both of whom have preceded her in death, in Bronxville, NY. Ms. Weed was a hardworking and character driven...