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  • Patricia Kiku Voorhees

    May 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Patricia Kiku Voorhees was born in Osaka, Japan on March 11, 1922. Kiku is Japanese for chrysanthemum, and Patty had a lifelong appreciation for the art and culture of her birthplace. Her father, James Ekin Detweiler, served as a Presbyterian minister in...

  • Betty Jo “BJ” Naranjo-Smith

    May 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Jo “BJ” Naranjo-Smith, A Vivacious Light, Dies at 76. BJ was born Betty Jo Rice on July 26, 1939 in Aley, Texas, the third child of Lawrence and Mary “Gussie” Rice. At an early age the family moved to Pottsville, Texas. When BJ was four, the...

  • Remembering CSC Roy Daly during Pearl Harbor attack

    May 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    First, I would like to remember a special group of brothers, as I do each Memorial Day. Twenty-seven of us engaged a Vietnamese regular army force of over 1,000 soldiers on May 1968, but only three of us returned. May God bless you and keep you, my brothers,...

  • Thanks to all for support of team

    May 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    On behalf of myself and the Charlie’s Angels Dance Team, I would like to thank the community of Roswell, the businesses and all of the individuals who supported this amazing team and their quest to compete at the national level this past February in...

  • LULAC forum shifted to ‘no-show’ Pearce

    May 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Roswell Record’s account of the LULAC forum was atrocious. Lisa Dunlap’s article was stunning in that its lead subject and main content was not about: “Candidates address LULAC convention,” and not about what happened there or what was said. It...

  • Bathroom controversy used as political excuse

    May 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is in regards to the “bathroom” controversy. God made people different. He made a man and a woman. Who on Earth has the right to redefine God’s creation? And who has the authority to say that either sex can use a bathroom specifically stated...

  • The demise of human customer service

    May 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Older people, such as myself, like to think we’ve acquired the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to the modern world, the young’uns have a leg up on us. That occurred to me not so long ago when I had some questions about my cellphone account, and I...

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    American Legion honors fallen veterans

    May 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard present the colors at the Monday Memorial Day ceremony sponsored by Post 28 of the American Legion and held in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veterans’ Cemetery, a section of South Park Cemetery. More than 150 people...

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    State LULAC group votes to seek Chavez holiday

    May 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Working to establish a Cesar Chavez national holiday was one of five resolutions passed by the New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens as its top priorities in the coming year. Six resolutions were discussed and five passed during the group’s...

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    Recent DWI arrest

    May 30, 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...