Author archives: - RDR

  • Four schools added to free lunch list

    August 10, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Submitted Four schools were added to the free lunch program to join 13 already on the list. The new schools to the list are: Del Norte Elementary, Military Heights Elementary, Sierra Middle School and University High School. The schools that are continuing...

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    Registration for youth soccer has started

    August 10, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Registration for the fall 2014 soccer season is underway. The Roswell Youth Soccer Association (RYSA) is holding registration at Cielo Grande from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 12 and 19, Thursday, Aug. 14, and Saturdays, Aug. 9 and 16, from 9-11 a.m. Age...

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    Smokey turns 70

    August 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    File Photo by Bill Moffitt A Smokey Bear character waves to visitors at the Smokey Bear Historical Park in his home town of Capitan, 70 miles west of Roswell. Smokey Bear is turning 70 today, but don’t bring any candles to the party, please. As the...

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    Councilor Perry wants to challenge marijuana law

    August 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Randal Seyler and Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writers Roswell City Councilor Jason Perry has a question that King Solomon would have trouble answering — If you are going to break a law, which one should you break? “In a nutshell, I’m not here to argue...

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    Riggs appointed to 5th Judicial District Court

    August 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Staff Report Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment of attorney Kea Riggs of Roswell to fill the vacancy on the 5th Judicial District Court in Chaves County on Friday. Riggs was nominated for the judgeship on Thursday following the convening of a...

  • Dead man found in his home in Hobbs

    August 9, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    New Mexico State Police responded to a call on a dead man found in his house in Hobbs. Jason Cummings, 32, of Hobbs, was found dead. Cigarettes stolen from North Walgreens The Roswell Police Department responded to a report of shoplifting at Walgreen North at...

  • Sensible gun laws in this country

    August 9, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, As you now, Jim Brady was wounded when the attempt was made on the life of President Reagan. He made it his life’s work to bring about sensible gun laws in this country. I believe it is our duty as responsible citizens to do everything we...

  • The Army’s explosive problem

    August 9, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    Here’s the good news, or at least what passes for good news in the wake of the scandal over missing explosives at the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne): The Army has talked about an amnesty program to encourage soldiers to turn in unused munitions, as...

  • Edra L. Childers

    August 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edra L. Childers A funeral service will be held for Edra L. Childers, 90, of Roswell at 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He passed away on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Edra was born January 10, 1924 to...

  • Alice Modell Fulkerson

    August 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alice Modell Fulkerson, 87 of Roswell, passed away Aug. 5, 2014 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born June 14, 1927 in Shamrock, Texas to George and Jennie Clem. She is survived by her son, Danny Fulkerson; her daughter, Lynette Rhoads and her husband Rick and...