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  • 4h event

    4-H event at zoo teaches about farm critters

    June 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Goliath, a boer goat, gets lots of love from a young participant of the 4-H Farm Fun at the Zoo event Friday morning. The zoo will be hosting two more of these events throughout the summer, one on July 8 and one on Aug. 5. The programs run from 10 a.m. to...

  • 051415 UNITED BLOOD

    Critical public appeal for blood donors is made

    June 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Patient transfusion rates have surged 13 percent above normal levels, forcing United Blood Services to issue a critical public appeal for blood donors of all blood types. This, combined with plummeting donations since the Memorial Day holiday, has created an...

  • Elk's Lodge

    $44,000 raised to help get vets to appointments

    June 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Elks Lodge 969 held its eighth annual Vets Charity Golf Tournament Saturday at the NMMI golf course (Submitted Photo). The eighth annual Roswell Elks Lodge 969 Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament was held June 4 at the New Mexico Military Institute...

  • Quintana

    Quintana gets ‘Caring’ award

    June 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hubert Quintana, third from left, received a “Caring Citizen Award” at the Friday meeting of the Chaves County Board of Commissioners meeting. Quintana is the retiring executive director of the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District and a...

  • Generic---Crime

    PD: Man arrested during search warrant for obstructing officer

    June 10, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Finding an answer to the unanswerable question

    June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As you watch the news each day, I think you’ll agree we definitely live in what the Bible calls “critical times” (2 Tim 3:1). Worldwide concern about the future is escalating. Many are concluding that God either doesn’t care about suffering or...

  • People responsible for own behavior

    June 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The writer of a letter on June 9 (“Nation not as strong without belief in God”) says that in a recent letter of my own I made incorrect inferences about his view that people without religious beliefs cannot in the long run be morally upright. His new...

  • Kintigh doesn’t have second term locked up

    June 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read in the June 7 Roswell Daily Record about the resignation of the new city manager, Steve Polasek. Well, all things happen for the best and I didn’t believe that Polasek was a great fit for Roswell anyway. In the article, Mayor Dennis Kintigh states,...

  • RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Christian-led politics We don’t think there’s anything wrong with one’s faith leading you into politics, or anything else for that matter, as long as you don’t try to force your beliefs on others. There’s room enough for all faiths in America —...

  • Explaining Donald Trump

    June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    NEW YORK — If there is one explanation for Donald Trump’s success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. He may not have the late Muhammad Ali’s finesse, but he sees himself as more than capable of dealing a “knockout” punch to Hillary...