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  • Skateboarding teen assaulted with firearm

    May 23, 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...

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    DWI Arrests

    May 23, 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...

  • Capitalism created its own injustices

    May 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am pleased to answer Mr. Dawe’s response to my previous letter to the editor on May 20. I would respond to his points in order of appearance in his letter. First, I’m completely surprised to hear him equate socialism to atheism. I have read and studied...

  • incident web

    ‘Roswell Incident’ event brings in-depth discussions

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    For the first time since “The Incident” occurred in 1947, the Roswell Daily Record is stepping forward as sponsor of a symposium that will bring to town a long list of experts in the field of UFO research to talk about aliens, flying saucers and what the...

  • Film Festival

    Film Festival attracts artists, fans of cinema

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Donovan Fulkerson, second from right, and his daughter McKenzie, right, talk with several participants in this year’s Roswell Film Festival. Eb Lottimer, left, acted in the film “Dead River,” while Jason DeBoer, center, directed the film. Jonathan...

  • Boy Scout Troop 2

    Boy Scouts mark centennial

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Boy Scout Troop 2, the oldest troop in the state of New Mexico, celebrated its 100th year in scouting on May 14. In honor of this anniversary, Mayor Dennis Kintigh declared May 14 as Boy Scouts of America Troop 2 Day. The Scouts planted three trees near their...

  • ‘Kendra’s Law’ can reduce mental illness risks

    May 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    By Pete V. Domenici and Mary Kay Papen According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, about four percent of adults in the United States — or 10 million people — have a serious mental illness that causes issues with one or more major life functions....

  • Taking up for senior citizens

    May 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Roswell through the years has been an inviting place to live for people in their retirement years. But this isn’t some exclusive resort community in Florida with premium amenities for the wealthier retirees. We’re a place in which older people, both rich...

  • ETZ Commission not suppose to make law

    May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The is in reference to an article on Saturday’s front page, “Pro-pot farm ETZ commissioners to remain in place.” For the record, the ETZ Commission is a land-use commission. It is a quasi-judicial body. The matter came before the commission as a request...

  • Atheists no better or worse than believers

    May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A recent letter writer headlined, “Can’t ignore the God revealed in the Bible,” which ran May 17, said, “Some of the most brutal regimes in history (China, North Korea and the former governments of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe) are/were based...