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  • Lewis Mulkey

    April 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Lewis Mulkey, 89, who passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Jimmy Lee Pope

    April 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Jimmy Lee Pope, 73, who passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Alert hero neighbor helps put out a fire

    April 12, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    There is a young lady in our neighborhood that is repeatedly a hero. This week, she spotted a fire ablaze at the rear of my daughter’s backyard fence, and after calling 911, she drug out their hose and started spraying the blaze. The firemen said she pretty...

  • Agree with letter writer on borders

    April 12, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I agree with Mr. Daugherty that we need secure borders. I question his statistics regarding immigrants’ annual fiscal deficits. The reason I am skeptical is the organization he quotes “FAIR,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, is tied to...

  • Pool should be open for two summers

    April 12, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In the Thursday edition (April 6) of the RDR, the headlines, “City Counsel to consider opening Cahoon pool” is a step in the right direction. But since the new recreation and aquatic center won’t be ready until August 2018, why not consider opening for...

  • Thanks to Hartwick for supporting pool

    April 12, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    It was great to hear that the mayor is willing to put reopening the Cahoon Park Pool for the summer on the agenda for the next City Council meeting. Now if all those in favor show up we can see what the council is actually prepared to do. We owe Mr. Gary...

  • CommonGround1

    CASA and St. Andrew’s find ‘higher ground’

    April 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: CASA and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church are working together to start community gardens across Roswell. Healthy vegetables will be grown by and for Roswell residents all over town as this project grows. Volunteers put the finishing touches on one...

  • TuckerEditor1

    Record names new interim editor

    April 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jeff Tucker of the Daily Record, shown here in an interview with Gov. Susana Martinez last spring, has been named the new interim editor of the newspaper. (File Photo) Tucker Daily Record Publisher Barbara Beck announced the 126-year-old newspaper has a new...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    April 12, 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...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    Charities sought for golf tournament proceeds

    April 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Applications are now being accepted from local charitable organizations interested in receiving proceeds from this summer’s Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic. In its 26-year history, the Sun Classic has raised well over $700,000 for worthwhile causes in Chaves...