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  • Thanks for care and the concern

    January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am home now and am physically unable to write, but I wanted you to know how much it meant to receive your calls, cards and flowers during my recent convalescence. I would like to list all the names here, but I know I would forget someone. I would also like...

  • Thanks to captain for resolving issue

    January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to publicly thank Capt. Lance Bateman, district commander for New Mexico State Police, for helping me resolve an issue that was out of his district. He took time out of his busy schedule to help me resolve the issue, and he did it with a smile on...

  • It’s not fetal tissue, but an unborn child

    January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter in the Dec. 22 issue of RDR (Fetal tissue report …) must not go unchallenged. The writer stated, “People need to know that fetal tissue is no more a person than, say, an appendix or a tumor.” We must ask, “From where does this ‘fetal...

  • Patricia Jackson

    January 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Patricia Jackson, 62, who passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at ENMMC. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Hazel Mc Innes

    January 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Hazel Mc Innes, age 82, who passed away January 25, 2016. A further announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Condolences...

  • A.R. Medaris

    January 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A.R. Medaris, age 90, passed away January 19, 2016 in Roswell. He was born April 23, 1925, in Elk City, OK. He was first and foremost an exemplary husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend. Visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00...

  • Dorothy Louise Gray

    January 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dorothy Louise Gray, age 83, of Roswell passed away peacefully Sunday January 24, 2016. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at South Park Cemetery. Benjamin Kaselonis will be officiating. Dorothy was born September 26, 1932...

  • Occupational therapy lifelong passion for Herrera

    January 23, 2016 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

    (Curtis Michaels Photo) “There but for the Grace of God, go I.” When Pat Herrera heard her grandfather, Procopio Gustamantes utter those words, she knew it was a prayer of compassion. He knew he was blessed, and for that he was grateful. When he saw...

  • Consider the pages of this newspaper

    January 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Let’s start with this page. This is the Editorial Page, the most opinionated page in the Roswell Daily Record. As editor, I’m responsible for its content, so you can blame me if any cartoon is too racy, a column is too off base or a letter writer is too...

  • Religion no excuse for discrimination

    January 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Some proposed legislation is never intended for passage. They’re more about sending a message, or just to throw red meat to a party base. House Bill 55 is a case in point. This piece of legislation, sponsored by two southeastern New Mexico representatives,...