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  • Gloria S. Alvarado

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Hagerman, New Mexico, for Gloria S. Alvarado who was called home to the Lord, age 52, of Hagerman, who passed away on October 30th, 2015. A further...

  • Margie Ellen Jones-Ray

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Margie began her journey through this life on February 22, 1933. She passed into her eternal life on October 31, 2015. Margie was born in Sayre, OK, to Enoch and Eva Barker. She married Jimmie Jones on August 26, 1950, and they had four sons. In 1961, Margie...

  • Jo (Jaquitta) Sons

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of the life of Jo (Jaquitta) Sons will be held at Midway Family Church in Midway, NM on Wednesday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Danny Sons will officiate over the service with burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. A family dinner...

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    Mayor: Street renaming dissent not racial

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh meets Thursday with Daily Record staff for the mayor’s monthly forum with the newspaper. Pictured, from left, are Bethany Freudenthal, Kintigh, Misty Choy, Tom McDonald, Jeff Tucker and Tim Howsare. (Christina Stock Photo)...

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    Tuned in to tennis

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Faye Stokes is a familiar to anyone in Roswell involved with tennis. In her honor, the city plans to inscribe her name on the bench behind court No. 1 at the Cahoon Park on her 80th birthday. (Jerry Holm Photo) Athletics always came naturally for Faye...

  • Growing up Alaskan, then moving to Roswell

    November 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    My parents relocated to Alaska from Rhode Island in the late 1970s, when I was merely a toddler. Those were crazy days in Alaska, with an influx of oil workers coming to the state to build the pipeline, hippies who wanted to get away from it all, and of...

  • Dear Editor: Alternative street ideas shoved to the side

    November 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As an attendee and speaker at Tuesday’s committee meeting I have to take a bit of issue with reporter Jeff Tucker’s analysis of some parts of the meeting. I personally admire Mr. Tucker’s reportage and believe he strives mightily for objectivity. His...

  • Calm down; compromise

    November 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    We took a figurative beating last week after our story about the public meeting over the proposal to name portions of a couple of streets after Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez — a story we headlined “Street renaming exposes ethnic divide.” It...

  • Anita C. Hooser

    November 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita Hooser, 73, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015. She was born on May 28, 1942, to Allen “Buddy” Jones and Francis Jones in Roswell, NM. She was married to Robert Hooser who preceded her in death. Anita was the first woman in Roswell to graduate...

  • John E. Taucher

    November 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John E. Taucher, age 85, of Roswell, passed away on October 29, 2015. John was born on April 30, 1930, in Akron, Ohio, to John and Edith Taucher. John was a member of the Barberton Band Booster and a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in...