Author archives: - RDR

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    Third annual Cruz’n for Vets

    June 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The PVT third annual Cruz’n for Vets was held Saturday. PVT founded the event, with Choices as the beneficiary, to raise funds for PTSD service dogs for veterans in southeastern New Mexico. The ride started in Artesia at PVT headquarters, went up Main...

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    Record makes staff changes

    June 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SaraLei Fajardo, business manager at the Roswell Daily Record since 2006, has been named general manager. In her expanded role, Fajardo will oversee day-to-day business operations at the newspaper. Publisher Barbara Beck made the promotion. “She’s been...

  • Schools make teenagers sleep deprived

    June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Now that I am completely finished with high school, I have finally gotten enough sleep to gather my thoughts on an important issue. The issue is this: I have spent the last seven years of my life sleep deprived. A study done by the Centers for Disease Control...

  • RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    One down, one to go The primary election season for 2016 is now over in New Mexico. The local party ballots weren’t exactly packed — aside from the presidential contest, Chaves County had only two contested County Commission races on Republican ballots...

  • Inequalities rest on inequities

    June 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I had to laugh when I read Larry Elder’s article entitled “Inequality too complicated for government.” Odd how a man can write about economic inequality and not mention “Wall Street” once. But of course, his mission was not to explain inequality,...

  • Democrats are inciting violence against Trump

    June 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    With the selection of Donald Trump as its nominee for president, the Republican Party underwent a peaceful revolution. Although he wasn’t my choice, as a member of Dead Democrats Voting for Republicans, I’ll pack a big lunch and vote for him when the...

  • Survey shows the Record is loved, hated and read

    June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Last fall we did a Roswell Daily Record survey to get reader feedback on the pages of our newspaper. We asked our readers to fill out a full-page survey about the content we publish and we had more than 150 filled out and returned to us. The surveys covered...

  • Ernestine “Teen” Hamilton

    June 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are pending for Ernestine “Teen” Hamilton, 88, who died June 6, 2016, at the Retirement Ranch, Clovis, NM. Teen Hamilton was born September 22, 1927, in Old Glory, TX, to Isaac Newton Bristow and Bobbie Lee Gilcrease Bristow. She...

  • Bill Walton Flynt II

    June 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bill Walton Flynt II was born July 25, 1943, in Kermit, Texas (per his parents — so he could be born a Texan) and lived in Jal, NM, and Wilcox, AZ, before moving to El Paso, TX, during his high school years. Bill graduated from Irvin High School in 1961....

  • Dale Emmett Traylor

    June 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dale Emmett Traylor, 90, died June 7, 2016 at MorningStar at Mountain Shadows in Colorado Springs, CO. He was born Feb. 12, 1926 to Ezra and Lillian Traylor in Artesia, N.M., the youngest of five children. Dale spent his career in education. He began as a...