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  • Perry Ortega

    May 13, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service for Perry Ortega, 55, will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home. Burial of Perry’s cremains will follow at South Park Cemetery; family and friends will be received at 707 S. Heights after the services. Perry...

  • Charley “Bozo” Sturges

    May 13, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charley “”Bozo” Sturges, 87, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, May 11, 2016, with family members present. Bozo, as he was affectionately called, was born in Sudan, Texas on June 5,1928. One of six children, he lived most of his life...

  • Socialism and crony capitalism

    May 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” — Winston Churchill Venezuela fits the description. Venezuela cut the work week for government employees to two...

  • Is news censoring a Facebook trend?

    May 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Orange County Register The news media’s reputation has taken a substantial hit in recent years, and it appears that social media, which has increasingly been seen as a viable alternative news source, is not immune to disappointing readers’ sense of...

  • Steps for getting a job as a teenager

    May 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Our generation has it bad to face many struggles, especially throughout their teenage years. They deal with puberty, hormones and the transition from innocence to awareness. Therefore, it only makes sense that society would make it difficult to find a job....

  • every 15 minutes 1

    Grim reality check for Roswell youth

    May 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ‘Every 15 Minutes’ program shows effects of driving under the influence A New Mexico State Police officer and a Roswell firefighter examine one of the “wounded” passengers on Wednesday. By Shawn Naranjo Roswell Daily Record Story and Photos According...

  • hotel

    California hotel owners ready to create more room at the local inn

    May 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This rendering by Design 2 Function shows a street view of the new 80-room Holiday Inn Express being constructed at Main Street and Military Heights (Submitted Image). Roswell will be getting 80 new hotel rooms within the year, as the owners of the Holiday...

  • Generic---Crime

    Police investigate second homicide in a week’s time

    May 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A 24-year-old Roswell man was killed Tuesday night in Roswell’s second homicide since Sunday evening. Police say Christopher M. Montoya was shot to and killed in the 800 block of South Michigan Avenue Tuesday at about 5 p.m. Investigators with the...

  • food drive

    Food drive allows residents to send some caring to others

    May 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pastor Mark Green (in cap, second from right) and Food Rescue Manager Bobby Rollins, third from right, from Harvest Ministries are working with the Roswell office of the U.S. Post Office and postal employee Amelia Orozco, volunteer food drive coordinator,...

  • water tower01

    Repair work to slow traffic near North Main, Berrendo

    May 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Residents in the area to experience drop in water pressure Roswell residents can expect slower traffic this week through May 20 on North Main Street and Berrendo Road as crews work to repair a water line in the area. The repair work has currently reduced...