Author archives: - RDR

  • Chain link fence, window damaged

    December 9, 2016 • 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...

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    Museum temporarily closed for electrical repairs

    December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Electrical issues at the Roswell Museum and Art Center have required the museum to temporarily close through the weekend. The issues are being repaired and the museum, which is regularly closed Mondays, is expected to reopen Tuesday at its normal opening time...

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    Head zookeeper promoted

    December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Marge Woods (Submitted Photo) The longtime head zookeeper at the Spring River Park & Zoo, Marge Woods, is now the zoo’s superintendent. She officially assumed the top job Friday, although she has been serving as interim superintendent since late August...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Coffee and conversation The Roswell Daily Record’s “coffee” with our readers on Tuesday morning was, we think, a great success — good enough for our publisher, Barbara Beck, to declare it a monthly occasion from here on out. At the informal gathering...

  • Trump moving forward despite the Democrats

    December 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Obama mocked, what is Trump going to do, wave a magic wand to keep Carrier from moving its jobs to Mexico, and 60 days before taking the president’s place, Trump did — and a thousand families will celebrate Christmas with grateful hearts. The...

  • Maybe Roswell has its own ‘illuminati’

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I was speaking to a couple of people the other day and the conversation turned to the topic I was thinking of writing about this week. We discussed different topics: the violence that seems to pervade our small community; how many of our young people can’t...

  • Recreating ourselves: What do you want to be?

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The question most asked of children is: What do you want to be when you grow up? It is a simple question whose answer provides a slice into personality and perhaps personal nature. It is usually followed by: You can be whatever you want to be. Are we lying...

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    RPD warns of scam

    December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department is receiving calls from local residents describing the newest scam call. These involve the caller claiming to be with the U.S. Marshal’s Service (even saying he is based here in Roswell at the federal building). The caller...

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    Roswell native follows mission

    December 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Wiggs, from Roswell, left, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Wayne Kirkfield, from French Settlement, Louisiana, prepare to remove an engine from an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86...

  • Barney Rue

    December 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barney Rue, 77, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016 in is home. Barney was born in Arabela, NM on August 21, 1939. He lived in Lincoln County all of his life. He owned and operated Barney Rue Sand & Gravel for the past 55 years. He is survived by his...