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  • Credit Union

    Credit union donates to domestic violence shelter

    March 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Telco Credit Union donated $2,280 to the Roswell Refuge on March 18. Pictured are, from left, Cindy Wilson, executive director at Roswell Refuge; Raul Ramos, Alexis Aragon, Kay Payne and Teri Romero from Telco Credit Union. Roswell Refuge is open 24/7 and...

  • Runners Club

    Runners Club helps Altrusa

    March 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    At a recent Altrusa Club meeting, Bob Edwards, left, from the Roswell Runner’s Club presented a check for $2,300 to Altrusans Joan Blodgett, center, and Pamela Neal to support the Breast Cancer Committee. The money was raised from the Pecos Vally Stampede,...

  • RPD

    Roswell Police Department gets a boost

    March 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Thanks to the financial support of numerous local businesses, organizations and an individual, the Roswell Police Department has equipped all its officers with specialized first-aid kits that include tourniquets designed to make it easier for an injured...

  • War vets benefit from cannabis

    March 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to thank reporter Jeff Tucker for his article dated March 19, for upholding the fight against ignorance and bigotry over the issue of medical marijuana in Roswell. I’m pleased that Pecos Valley Pharmaceuticals has sidestepped the politics of...

  • Dangerous talk about ‘munchies’

    March 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    After reading the article that appeared in the March 22 edition of the Roswell Daily Record, titled “County candidate backs cannabis growth,” with the comment in italics stating, “Lee B. Sides says pot’s greatest threat is ‘the munchies,’” it...

  • Lax gun laws keep our police in crosshairs

    March 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Northwest Florida Daily News At a time when the nation’s violent crime rate is comparatively low, an alarming counter-trend is drawing notice: fatal shootings of police. This past week alone, several law enforcement personnel were slain and others...

  • Controversial topics feared in Roswell’s schools

    March 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    During my sophomore year of high school, a student at Roswell High School committed suicide. Her death shocked and hurt everyone in Roswell, even among those who didn’t know her. Why hadn’t she talked to a friend? A teacher? A counselor? Perhaps she...

  • transgender lisence

    Transgender issues taken on by GOP women

    March 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Local leaders take stand on LGBT rights Transgender students often want to be identified by their chosen gender, not the sex recorded on their birth certificates (Submitted Photo). A national political group has handed Republican women in Chaves County a...

  • Ruidoso Schools

    Ruidoso schools set to reopen today following fire closure

    March 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Terry Garner, Smoky Bear district assistant fire management officer, discusses containment of the Moon Mountain fire on Wednesday (By Dave Tomlin/Ruidoso News). RUIDOSO — By late Wednesday afternoon, the Moon Mountain fire in Ruidoso was 60 percent...

  • roswell students

    Come for spring, stay for summer

    March 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A group of Roswell school students have gathered to spend this year’s spring break at a program run by the Adult Recreation Center. The spring break program for school children has been offered for several years now at the rate of $12 per child. The Adult...