Author archives: - RDR

  • Sharing economy is dismantling our economic models

    July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Need a ride? Text Uber to have a driver show up and take you there in his or her own vehicle. Need a vacation rental? Go to to book everything from a castle to a couch directly from the owner. Need tools, sports gear, photo equipment, garden space?...

  • Reciprocity weaves life’s laws into one fabric

    July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Scripture reveals the reciprocal nature of God’s commands stating, “The Word of God is quick, (alive) and powerful, and sharper than any two-edge sword …” Our unrepentant behavior suggests a failure to understand how the Word works in us — that it...

  • John Manuel Rocha

    July 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John Manuel Rocha, 67, of Roswell, NM, passed away on July 19, 2016. He was born on December 21, 1948, in Sidney, Nebraska, to Guerillmo Salas Rocha and Josephine Guilez Montoya. A kind and hardworking man who loved his family, John worked with the city of...

  • False religions create violence

    July 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Did Russell Scott really ask what source I used for my statement about early Christians in war? How about the following: “A careful review of all the information available goes to show that, until the time of Marcus Aurelius [Roman emperor from 161 to 180...

  • Release your inner child and enjoy life’s moments

    July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    When I was asked to write a column for the Roswell Daily Record, the topic of subject matter came up. I was given a mandate to write on news occurring in and around Roswell. I therefore make it a practice to read the paper and see what is happening within the...

  • pokemon

    Pokemon Go app creates stir; Courthouse is a hot spot for enthusiasts

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A group of Pokemon Go players meet on Tuesday night by the John Simpson Chisum statue, one of the five Pokestops at the Chaves County Courthouse downtown on Main Street. At the Pokestops, gamers can find Pokemon, Pokeballs and other items and also gain...

  • girlscouts

    Girl Scout cadettes reach for highest award

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Four local Girl Scout cadettes hosted a bake sale for both humans and their fur babies Thursday at Farmers Country Market. The cadettes are working toward earning the Silver Award, which is the highest award possible, by educating the public about the...

  • battle

    ‘Battle’ encourages much needed donations

    July 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Matt Walsh and Justin Dorrance give blood during the fourth annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, Thursday, at the Chamber of Commerce. The contest is between first responders and law enforcement. Blood donated helps save the lives of patients at 47...

  • dwi-web

    Recent DWI arrest

    July 21, 2016 • 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...

  • Two locals arrested for marijuana possession

    July 21, 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...